Bodybuilding Power Drinks
December 15, 2006 11:29pm CST
In bodybuilding, much of the body’s energy and strength is used. After the hard work, the body needs rest. A time to recover helps the body to regain lost energy and fuel. It is important also for the body to have sufficient power for the next set of training, to be able to meet the required performance. That is why power drinks play a vital role for supplying needed and sufficient amount of performance out of the body at a given time. At the same time, when the body is all worn out, power drinks can also help in repairing damaged cells in the body. There are assorted power drinks available at the markets, some are even promoted commercially to gain more popularity but then they can all be equally expensive too. If you want to personalize your power drink or if you want to make sure what ingredients are in the power drinks you take in, you can make your own blend to meet what your body needs for a specific bodybuilding training set. There are many protein power drinks that you can blend and mix. Protein power drinks add muscle to the drink and it also contains carbohydrates, calcium, riboflavin and of course, protein. Below are samples of protein power drinks: Milk and Honey 2 tbsp unflavored protein powder 2 tbsp honey 1 ½ cups milk Prepare the ingredients and mix unflavored protein powder, honey into 1 ½ cups milk and then sprinkle it with nutmeg or cinnamon. Banana Smoothie 1 cup milk 1 large frozen banana 2 tbsp vanilla flavored protein powder 1 tbsp honey Simply mix all the ingredients together in a blender and transfer contents into glass when ready. Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake 1 cup milk 1 scoop chocolate ice cream 2 tablespoons peanut butter 1 egg Put all the ingredients together in a blender and serve when done.