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Workout Recovery Drink Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Workout Recovery Drink.

Plateau Busters - Part 2

We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating t...  Read more

Smart Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles

Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have...  Read more

No Pain = BIG Gain

We’ve all heard that a combination of diet and regular exercise is the best way to lose weight and keep it off long term.    For some of us, common sense dictates that the more you work out—and the higher the int...  Read more

How to Help Someone Who is Depressed

Depression is a mental illness, but it doesn’t just affect a person’s mind. It affects their body, their work, and their relationships with family members and friends. If you are close to a person suffering from depression, you probably k...  Read more

9 Reasons You're Not Getting Stronger

If you've incorporated strength training into your exercise regimen, congratulations! You're cultivating a healthy habit that will help make you better at, well, pretty much everything. But just like any other part of a healthy lifestyle jour...  Read more

Drinking 8 glasses of water a day
Updated 4/18/2014 6:18:54 PM

For those of you that do this, great job! I've only gotten down 6 today and if I'm gonna have to use the restroom every 45 minutes I'm not gonna want to keep it up. 24 ...  Read more

Eating more calories on workout days
Updated 4/16/2014 5:28:54 AM

Hi guys! I had a question. I'm an oldie to Spark so my account is not set to sync up between my Fitness and Food trackers. I had success last time on spark without them connected, and when I was using My Fitness Pal, i did not lose much weight...  Read more

What's your all time favorite "go to" workout DVD?
Updated 4/18/2014 10:06:54 PM

Mine's Pick Your Spot Pilates. It's part of the Crunch series. It's entirely floor work and that is really great when you're just starting out. After awhile, it just felt like second nature. I never really got bored with it...BUT I'm kind of ok with...  Read more

Achilles injury - Looking for seated workout
Updated 4/15/2014 6:59:47 AM

I was doing P90x, and injured my achilles tendon. The doctor wants me off of it for a week, and then I can start adding biking and swimming. Any great seated exercises anyone can recommend? I don't want to lose the momentum that I've had!...  Read more

When was the last time you drank a soda??
Updated 4/15/2014 10:23:36 AM

8 weeks :D...  Read more

Instant workout recovery drink!

Skim Milk is reccommended by just about everyone and it is just about perfect after a workout to help you recover and to provide portein to your tired muscles. I mix 1 cup milk with 1 pack stevia and 1 teas vanilla! Tastes like Vanilla Ice cream!...  Read more

Why chocolate milk to replenish sugars after an intense workout

New York Times Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds says The Ultimate Post-Workout Beverage: Use chocolate milk to replenish sugars after an intense workout. Reynolds calls it an "ideal recovery beverage" because it has the right ratio of carbs and pr...  Read more

Dance Dance Revolution

For those of us that love the game and realize that it's a great workout as well =)...  Read more

Is Chocolate Milk Ideal after a Workout?

Nutrition and sports professionals study every nutrient combination to look for just the right competitive edge. Post workout recovery was critical for Michael Phelps in his record setting Olympics performance, too. Well, this year's Olympics may jus...  Read more

Could Tart Cherry Juice Combat Muscle Soreness?

Six weeks from today, I, along with 11 of my fellow SparkPeople running pals of the Sparkin' Hood to Coast Team, will be participating in one of the most prestigious long distance relays in the world--The Hood to Coast Relay. The relay begins on the...  Read more

A 'touch of Zen' Workout Recovery Drink

Here is another cocktail that is especially nice for recovering from those cardio workouts: 1.5 cups milk 1 scoop of plain (or Vanilla flavored) protein powder 1.5 tbsp almond powder 0.25 - 0.5 tsp powdered green tea Firstly, you mi...  Read more