Post-Workout Recovery Tips

The first 15 to 30 minutes following a workout are the most important for refueling and starting the repair process in your body. Choose a recovery meal or snack that is high in carbohydrate with a small amount of protein. 

Recovery Snacks

  • 32 to 48 oz. sport drink + 2 oz. string cheese
  • 20-24 oz. Carnation Instant Breakfast
  • 8 oz. fruited yogurt and large banana
  • 8 oz. fruited yogurt, large banana and 1/3 cup high protein cereal (e.g. Kashi Go Lean Crunch)
  • Peanut butter sandwich and 12 oz. milk