My name is Aaniyah and I am so glad to be apart of FitGirlFoodGirl. My main focus here is to make sure that I help gives tips and tricks with your diet, pre-workout meals, post-workout meal, nourishing protein shakes and more!! I joined the FitGirlFoodGirl because fitness is a great part of my life. I love to be an inspiration, and a motivator as well as help all kinds of people. I want you to be able to feel great about yourselves and help you to believe you are able to strive for the stars!! There is nothing like feeling powerful and being reassured that you will conquer anything no matter what is at hand.
This week I just wanted to introduce myself and let you know that I am here to help you! Remember that you guys can handle anything; you are strong and you have a great purpose in life. Whenever you start something, push yourself to finish and NEVER GIVE UP! Hard work is not easy, but the results will be worth it. Keep your vision.
This week’s nutrition portion will be on a specific protein shake for “Fierce Fitness!”. This particular shake will help you hydrate your muscles and give you the power get your best workout in!
From: Women’s Health Smoothies+Soups Magazine
Banana-Almond Protein Shake: (The amount of these ingredients are served as 2 servings)
½ cup of coconut water (Includes calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, and sodium. Beneficial after a prolonged exercise)
½ cup of plain Greek yogurt (Less sugar, more carbs… the acidity makes it easier for the body to absorb nutrients)
3 tbsp of almond butter (Has the healthy monounsaturated fats that our bodies need)
1 scoop of whey protein powder (Supplement to improve exercise, builds up leans muscles)
1 tbsp of hulled hemp seeds (High amounts of vitamin E, calcium, and iron)
1 frozen banana (High in potassium)
1 cup of ice
* This particular shake is one of my favorites. Majority of the time I drink this as a post-workout shake so that it can help rebuild my muscles and restore the acids and it is also very tasty!!*