Smooth, smoother, smoothie

Are you looking for a way of replacing lost electrolytes after a workout? Whip up a smoothie made from fresh or frozen fruit, ice and yoghurt. If drunk within the 30-minute window period after a workout, a smoothie will replenish much of what the body has lost during the gym session and will also reduce food cravings.

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Next time, try one of our great smoothie recipes: Delectable strawberries: ½ cup of strawberries, ½ banana, ½ cup of orange juice, 175 ml low-fat or fat-free yoghurt, ice. Peach power: 1 peach, 2 tsp. lemon juice, 2 tsp. honey, 175 ml low-fat or fat-free yoghurt, ice. Cram in the cranberries: ½ cup of cranberry juice, ½ cup of strawberries, 175 ml low-fat or fat-free yoghurt, four almonds, ice. Visit our Fitness Zone for more sports nutrition info.

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