Pre-workout Smoothie

Serves 1

5 Minute Prep Time

By Kim McDevitt, MPH RD on April 12, 2014 , categorized in Workout Fuel

pre-workout smoothie

Welcome this smoothie with the change of the season – a perfect “meal” before heading out for a long workout. Thanks to the combination of fruit and coconut you’ll get both immediate and sustained energy. Bonus: coconut butter digests easily in the body and offers a host of health benefits – as athletes the best benefit is the body’s ability to immediately convert it to lasting energy.

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Ingredients

  • 1 serving Vega Sport® Pre-Workout Energizer
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 Tbsp coconut butter or 2 Tbsp shredded unsweetened coconut
  • Water and ice

Preparation

  1. Add all ingredients to blender.

  2. Blend until smooth.

  3. Enjoy!

Kim McDevitt, MPH RD

Kim McDevitt works at Vega as a National Educator. A runner, cooking enthusiast, plant-focused flexitarian, Kim has passionately built her career in nutrition. Noticing that her running performances were closely tied to what she was eating, Kim decided to study nutrition and pursue advanced degrees in Dietetics and Public Health, to better understand the power of food in performance. Today, Kim specializes in sports nutrition to enhance athletic performance and focuses on realistic and approachable ways for improving health through educated dietary choices within an active lifestyle.

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