Best Homemade Workout Drinks
1. Beetroot Juice
Blend the beetroot and transfer it to a glass. Add lime juice and pink Himalayan salt to it. Stir well and drink.
Beetroot is one of the healthiest vegetables and loaded with nutrients. Beetroot juice contains nitrate, which improves exercise performance.
2. Chia Berry Juice
Toss the berries and mint leaves into a blender and blend well. Pour it into a glass. Add honey and chia seeds to it. Stir well and drink.
Berries are loaded with antioxidants and contain natural sugars. The polyphenolic content of blueberries have antioxidative effects and suppress exercise muscle fatigue.
Add hot water to the cup containing the coffee powder. Stir well and sip.
Coffee is a rich source of caffeine, an energizer. Caffeine is not harmful when taken in limited amounts. It is present in high quantities in energy drinks, which might affect your health.
4. Green Tea
Pour a cup of water into a saucepan and let it come to a boil. Switch the burner off and let the water cool down for about 3 minutes. Add the green tea leaves and steep for 3 minutes. Strain the tea into a cup.
Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and a small amount of caffeine. Having it about an hour before working out will provide energy and also prevent you from feeling tired and hungry.
5. Coconut Water
Add the chopped coconut to the coconut water and stir well. Refrigerate it (if you have time and there is a perfect climate outside). Enjoy a chilled drink after your gym session.
Coconut water is a natural electrolyte that helps replenish the lost salts and balances the electrolyte concentration in your body.
6. Cherry Lemonade
Toss the chopped cherries and a little amount of water into a blender. Blend well. Pour it into a glass and add honey, lime juice, and fennel seed powder. Stir well before drinking.
A single cup of cherries provides many nutrients. The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of cherries may provide relief from exercise injury and lead to faster muscle recovery.
7. Orange Energizer
Toss the chopped orange and green grapes into a blender. Blend well. Pour it into a glass. Add lime juice and powdered roasted cumin seeds. Stir well and drink.
Oranges and lime juice are good sources of vitamin C. Grapes are loaded with natural sugars, thereby providing glucose to your body, which you need before exercising.
8. Watermelon Energizer
Toss the watermelon into a blender. Blend well and strain the seeds. Add coconut water, lime juice, and pink Himalayan salt. Stir well and drink up.
This drink is loaded with natural sugars and is rich in bioavailable compounds like lycopene and vitamins A and C. It is also an electrolyte balancer.
9. Banana Apple Juice
Wash the bananas and apple and pat them dry. Peel the bananas and cut into slices. Peel and cut the apple into half. Cut one half into medium-sized pieces and store the other half. Add the banana chunks, apple pieces, and honey in a blender jar. Add milk. (You can also use water to make it a low-calorie juice). Blend all ingredients until you obtain a smooth puree. Check the consistency. If it is too thick, add more milk to dilute it and blend it again for 5 seconds. Pour it into serving glasses, garnish with a banana wheel, and serve.
Banana is a versatile fruit loaded with vitamins and minerals along with high-energy carbs. One medium banana gives 27 g of carbs, 3.1 g dietary fiber, and 105 kilocalories.
10. Grapefruit Juice
Toss the chopped sweet lime and grapefruit into a blender and blend well. Pour the juice into a glass. Add honey and black salt to it. Stir well before drinking.
This drink is a great source of water, electrolytes, and natural sugars. It will keep you energized and hydrated 100 g grapefruit contains 88 g of water while doing exercise. Consume it 60 minutes before working out.