After an intense workout, honey does double duty, according to researchers from the University of Memphis. It helps athletes who use energy in short, intense bursts (such as tennis players and sprinters) maintain optimal blood sugar levels, and it aids in muscle recovery post-training.
Pretty sweet, right? Enjoy this delicious smoothie recipe!
Blend up this honey banana smoothie after your next workout
- 1 medium frozen banana
- 1 cup skim milk
- 1/2 cup plain low-fat yoghurt
- 2 tbsp organic raw honey
- Handful of ice
- Combine all the ingredients in your blender and blend on high-speed until smooth.
- Serve immediately.