Most pre-workout formulas are basically Kool-Aid powder with a little caffeine added to them and offer very little actual nutrition.
This pre-workout recipe does the exact opposite and provides your body with a blast of targeted nutrients, along with some natural caffeine to help dilate those blood vessels and wake up your inner animal.
Why Beets Are A Perfect Pre-Workout Superfood?
According to WebMD, Beets are extremely high in Nitrates, which the body converts to Nitric Oxide. Nitric Oxide dilates the body's blood vessels, which is essential for proper blood flow and oxygen delivery.
Beets are also a great source folate, potassium, vitamin c, and a whole array of antioxidants.
Because of their dense nutrition profile and ability to improve blood flow, they are the perfect choice for someone looking to take a more natural and healthy approach to pre-workout nutrition.
Plus, beets and berries tastes way better than chemicals and food coloring.
Before your next workout, give this powerful beet pre-workout smoothie a try.
- Pour 16 - 24oz of water into a blender
- Add 1 teaspoon of RAW Pine Pollen Powder
- Add 1 Cup of frozen, canned, or fresh Beets
- Add 1 Cup of frozen or fresh Strawberries
- Add 1 Teaspoon of Yerba Mate or Green Tea (Natural Caffeine)
- Add a pinch of Himalayan Sea Salt (Optional)
- Blend thoroughly
WebMD Article: http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/truth-about-beetroot-juice