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      01-03-2012 08:36 AM #1
      Hey H&F:

      What are your picks for recovery type drinks for after a hard workout (cardio/plyo/weights)?

      Make your own? Pay $11tybillion for some commercially made magic juice?

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    2. 01-03-2012 09:20 AM #2
      Water.

      Or gatorade. Or a beer.

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      01-03-2012 11:06 AM #3






      These would be mostly for muscle recovery.

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      01-03-2012 01:21 PM #4
      shake. or dinner. you dont need a particular 'recovery shake' truth be told most people dont work out hard enough to need one. but peoples diets are generally **** and a protien shake is the healthiest thing they'll consume all day anyway so it might as well be post workout.
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      01-03-2012 06:05 PM #6
      if you can't do soy, milk whey, etc

      try www.vegasport.com Performance Protein. it's vegan
      http://vegasport.com/products/recove...rmance-protein

      powerbar ironman restore is a pleasant tasting recovery drink
      http://www.powerbar.com/products/417...drink-mix.aspx
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      01-03-2012 10:26 PM #7
      ive been doing 3 scoops of chocolate "mass-tech" in 2 cups of milk, with strawberries, a banana, and a big scoop of peanut butter. banana and strawberries are more or less just for flavor but it tastes pretty damn good. im trying to put on weight so a different protein in skim milk or water might be more ideal for others.
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      01-03-2012 10:43 PM #8
      http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_...ic_drive_surge

      Surge Recovery
      300 calories periworkout. Glucose, protein and BCAA's. Tasty.

      I don't have the big guy endorseability of Sir Biggz, but it works for me and a lot of folks I know.

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      01-04-2012 05:01 AM #9
      myofusion or muscle milk
      bcaa's
      1000mg of vitamin c lately.
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    10. 01-26-2012 08:50 PM #10
      Isopure is what my trainer has me on. More protein & less grams of fat.

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      01-26-2012 09:42 PM #11
      Recover pro
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      List goes on but that my top 3 in no particular order. Currently taking massport and I like it. I also take Uni-liver to make sure I'm getting a good flow of aminos through the day

    12. 01-27-2012 12:40 PM #12
      Chocolate 2% milk. Or in the winter, hot chocolate.

      It's not really necessary for me to use a true recovery drink, but this is a habit that I like that I got into back in the day when I competed in triathlons. And, it's tasty and the macros add up for me.

      I mix it myself with my own ingredients and never buy the prebottled stuff.

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      01-31-2012 07:12 AM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by Katie-S View Post
      Chocolate 2% milk. Or in the winter, hot chocolate.

      It's not really necessary for me to use a true recovery drink, but this is a habit that I like that I got into back in the day when I competed in triathlons. And, it's tasty and the macros add up for me.

      I mix it myself with my own ingredients and never buy the prebottled stuff.
      recipe?
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    14. 01-31-2012 09:09 AM #14
      Repice? OK, here you go.

      Katie's supersimple tastydelicious chocolate milk recipe:

      1.5 cup of 2% milk. I buy the local organic stuff but use what you like best.
      1.5 Tablespoon of unsweetened dark cocoa. I like Ghirardelli.
      1-1.5 teaspoons raw sugar or honey.

      A dash of salt and vanilla extract, maybe a marshmallow.

      ---

      Calories: 214
      Fat: 7.2
      Saturated: 4.6
      Carbohydrate: 25.1
      Dietary Fiber: 0.0
      Protein: 12.1

      Fat 31%
      Carbs 47%
      Protein 23%

      Close enough to the 40-30-30 split that I try to strive for.

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      01-31-2012 10:09 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by Katie-S View Post
      Repice? OK, here you go.

      Katie's supersimple tastydelicious chocolate milk recipe:

      1.5 cup of 2% milk. I buy the local organic stuff but use what you like best.
      1.5 Tablespoon of unsweetened dark cocoa. I like Ghirardelli.
      1-1.5 teaspoons raw sugar or honey.

      A dash of salt and vanilla extract, maybe a marshmallow.

      ---

      Calories: 214
      Fat: 7.2
      Saturated: 4.6
      Carbohydrate: 25.1
      Dietary Fiber: 0.0
      Protein: 12.1

      Fat 31%
      Carbs 47%
      Protein 23%

      Close enough to the 40-30-30 split that I try to strive for.
      that sounds fatty for PWO, what are your goals?

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      02-14-2012 10:15 AM #16
      Organic Chocolate Milk
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      02-14-2012 10:24 AM #17
      chocolate milk is a great recovery drink... cheap too!

      one of my friends is a marathon runner (drunk/hungover runner).... and he drinks choclate milk like it's water.

      too bad... I'm pretty lactose intolerant (i can deal with it in very small portions)

      there's always beer for a "recovery drink"
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      02-14-2012 11:24 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by BsickPassat View Post
      chocolate milk is a great recovery drink... cheap too!

      one of my friends is a marathon runner (drunk/hungover runner).... and he drinks choclate milk like it's water.

      too bad... I'm pretty lactose intolerant (i can deal with it in very small portions)

      there's always beer for a "recovery drink"
      I am too. I have had good luck with Organic. They ultrapasteurize it. I dont know why I am able to tolerate it, but maybe that is why?
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    19. 02-14-2012 10:13 PM #19
      Last week I bought by mistake some lactose-free organic 2%. It tasted so very slightly different but still like milk. It was good -- I'd buy it again if I were lactose intolerant. I think it was a little more expensive but I don't remember how much.

      Have triathlons coming up April 7 and May 6, so chocolate milk and I will become close friends.

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      03-02-2012 02:01 PM #20
      Just started reading the non-car section of this site, and thought I'd offer my recovery shake: fruit and a scoop or two of vanilla yogurt, blended. My wife got the suggestion from a pro fitness model she worked with, and I'll be damned if it doesn't help reduce muscle soreness and fatigue afterwards.

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      03-02-2012 03:31 PM #21
      I have a couple of different BCAA drinks, I don't know the brands because I just buy whatever is on sale and has the highest quantity. man, they make these things freaking awesome now.

    22. 03-02-2012 04:20 PM #22
      whey protein + water (shaken, not stirred)
      BCAA cap

    23. 03-04-2012 07:21 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by Katie-S View Post
      Repice? OK, here you go.

      Katie's supersimple tastydelicious chocolate milk recipe:

      1.5 cup of 2% milk. I buy the local organic stuff but use what you like best.
      1.5 Tablespoon of unsweetened dark cocoa. I like Ghirardelli.
      1-1.5 teaspoons raw sugar or honey.

      A dash of salt and vanilla extract, maybe a marshmallow.
      do you find anything particular helps it dissolve? I tried it with skim milk and no added sweeteners and it was oil and water

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      03-05-2012 08:53 PM #24
      This is my post workout shake / breakfast at about 7:30 am (@ the gym from 6am-7am)

      1 scoop ON whey protein (double rich chocolate or strawberry banana)
      strawberries (2 or 3)
      blueberries (small handful)
      1 tbsp nat pb (not always)
      ice
      1 cup of either skim milk or chocolate Almond Breeze if I really need a chocolate fix


      Been working well for me - keeps me sated until around 10:30 - 11:00am...when it's time for brunch!

    25. 03-06-2012 11:09 AM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by vwcool View Post
      do you find anything particular helps it dissolve? I tried it with skim milk and no added sweeteners and it was oil and water
      I have to really mix and smash the cocoa clumps but sometimes it's still lumpy. Mixes fine as hot chocolate, though.

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