Have you prepare for this long run on this Sunday?
Make sure you have the right food and enough nutrients for the run! We suggest you to have the Love W, Beet Aid, Almond Date Mylk, Almond Mylk or Chocolate Almond Mylk and The Defender (after the race)
Love W- watermelon, apple, beet root
This combination of refreshing fruit that is packed with nutrition and flavor. Each sips has significant levels of vitamins A, B6 and C, lots of lycopene, antioxidants and amino acids. It is a great post-run juice to replenish electrolytes and hydration. Our body loses water through perspiration and respiration during exercise. Restoring our fluid balance is essential for our body’s systems. Watermelons have become an icon for summer and picnics, and for good reason as their refreshing and sweet taste help to combat the heat.
Beet aid- carrot, apple, beet, lemon, ginger
Dark red color which is the mixture of all powerful food that soaked with nutrients, help to increase stamina, improves blood flow and blood pressure. Some research shows that beetroot juice also appears to improve athletic performance due to the active ingredient in beet juice is nitrate, which is converted within the body to nitrite and then to nitric oxide. It has been shown to improve muscle oxygenation during exercise and enhance exercise tolerance during long-term endurance exercise.
Almond mylk- almond, alkaline water, wildflower honey, cinnamon
Chocolate almond- cocoa, almond, alkaline water, wildflower honey, cinnamon
Almonds are known to reduce the risk of heart diseases. In general, almonds are often related to improve levels of blood lipids and being good for the heart. It is rich in vitamins, and also boosts an impressive dose of bone-building calcium. Not only contain calcium, it contain magnesium and potassium, which help keep your bones strong. They are also a great source of protein. As our muscle is build from protein, it is important component in a runner’s diet. Protein is important for fast recovery after workouts and to ensure our muscles adapt fully in response to your training. Almonds boost a significant dose of vitamin E, which is important to runners for immune-boosting powers.
Almond dates mylk- dates, almond, cinnamon, alkaline water
Almond Dates Mylk ensures your body maintains energy as it have higher simple sugars and carbohydrates and it is also a good source of potassium. Dates is a natures perfect running fuel. Instead of using commercially prepared energy gels for long runs or during races, some runners use dates as their main energy source. It is well known as energy booster and rich with sugary energy, so that our body is supplied with the most important nutrients which is sugar that is a vital nutrient for the brain cells and nerves to function.
The Defender- turmeric, lemon, wildflower honey, cayenne pepper, ginger
Dr. Minerva Santos, the director of integrative medicine at Northern Westchester Hospital in New York, suggests turmeric as an effective remedy for joint pain. It has anti-inflammatory properties which makes it as an excellent therapy for for swollen and achy joints. The primary compound in turmeric is known as curcumin, have high levels of nutrients, anti-inflammatory compounds, antioxidants, and phytonutrients. This powershot help to boost our immunity and have anti inflamatory properties. It is also help help to improve stiffness, soreness, and great for overall well-being.
Don’t forget to grab La Juiceria juices as pre and post run!