Being a workout enthusiast you pay special attention to what you consume and how it affects your body. Then you must know that store bought energy drinks can cause more harm than good. Loaded with ingredients that you don’t understand, these energy drinks can affect your health in more ways than one. Instead you can prepare pre-workout smoothies at home that will not only power up your workout but also give you glowing skin!
Kiwi and spinach smoothie
Step 1: In a blender add 2 cups fresh spinach leaves and 3 cups chopped honeydew.
Step 2: Now add 2 kiwifruit, 1 banana and the juice of one lemon and blend again.
Step 3: Transfer to a glass and enjoy fresh.
Benefits: Loaded with vitamin A this smoothie will give you healthy and younger looking eyes and skin. Vitamin C from kiwifruit and lemon will make your skin glow and reduce blemishes.
Spinach and coconut water smoothie
Step 1: Blend 2 cups fresh spinach and the water from one coconut until smooth.
Step 2: Add 1 cup chopped pineapple, 1 cup sliced peaches, 1 banana and 2 tablespoon coconut oil and blend again.
Step 3: Pour into a glass and consume before your workout.
Benefits: Coconut water has amazing hydrating properties as well as helps reduce pigmentations. Bananas are packed with carbohydrates which quickly get converted into energy and keep you full for a long time. Adding coconut oil ensures your energy stays constant throughout the workout.
Orange and pineapple smoothie
Step 1: In a blender add 2 cups of green cabbage, 1 cup water and 2 oranges peeled. Blend until smooth.
Step 2: Now add 2 cups chopped pineapple, juice of half lemon, 2 tablespoon flaxseed oil and blend well.
Step 3: Sip on and get ready to sweat it out.
Benefits: Loaded with antioxidants this smoothie will boost your immune system as well as prevent early signs of aging. Flaxseed oil is rich in omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, both of which are essential for healthy functioning of heart and brain.