4 Ways to Add More Fat to Your Workout Smoothies and Shakes

4 Ways to Add More Fat to Your Workout Smoothies and Shakes

If you’re making a workout smoothie, you need to have a good ratio of macronutrients to refuel: complex carbs, muscle-building protein, and good fats. And while it’s easy to add protein powder to get that protein source, as well as fruit for those carbs, you might struggle to get in enough of those heart-healthy fats. And your body needs them to make that smoothie or shake filling and rich, as well as an aid against inflammation after a strenuous cardio or lifting session. Here are a few ways to add more fat to your smoothies for better recovery after working out. Add in Nuts or Nut Butter You can bump up the fats in your drink by adding in almonds or almond butter, as well as any other type of nut or nut butter you prefer. Peanut butter tastes great with protein powder, cocoa nibs, and a banana, for example,... Read More