Friday, June 14, 2013

Super food of the day

If you are an endurance athlete then you already know this; chocolate milk is awesome.  The combination of whey protein, calcium, vitamin D, and yes, sugar and carbs, make for one amazing recovery drink.  There is a ton of research and support out there including a huge national ad campaign featuring Hines Ward, who just completed an Ironman triathlon.

There is a high amount of fat and calories so go for reduced fat versions, and as usual, get organic so you avoid growth hormones.  Personally, I use it as a post workout drink.  One 8-16 oz glass is plenty to help your muscles recover from whatever you just put your body through.

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