Vega Sport Recovery Accelerator #fuelyourbetter


 

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My husband and I are always looking for ways to improve our running and as you probably know, recovery is a big part of that. I was so excited when Vega Sport asked me to try out their Recovery Accelerator.

 

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Even though we aren’t currently training for a marathon, we are still always wanting to make sure we recover the best we can after we finish our speed drills or hill training during 5k/10k racing season. 

I received my box in the mail just a couple of days before I ran in our local 5k race, which has a very hilly course. I decided to try it out after the race that day since I knew that I’d be running really hard and dealing with lots of hills.

I will first say that I’m not vegan so I wasn’t sure what to expect when I tried it but was pleasantly surprised. The flavor was “Tropical” and I thought it had a really good taste and not a bad aftertaste either. I didn’t notice as much muscle soreness like I sometimes do when I race on hills.  My son, who also runs and bikes, tried it after a hard workout and noticed a faster recovery time.

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Here’s what Vega Sport says about their Recover Accelerator:

The first all-natural, plant-based recovery drink mix specifically developed to address all six key elements of post-workout recovery: muscle glycogen replenishment, muscle tissue repair and protein synthesis, hormonal support, soft-tissue repair, immune system support, inflammation reduction and rehydration.

The unique formula of Recovery Accelerator features an innovative blend of synergistic plant-based ingredients, like glucosamine, maca, devil’s claw, L-arginine and American ginseng, specifically selected to: replenish energy and electrolytes, reduce inflammation, muscle and joint pain, support immune system24 and protein synthesis, and reduce recovery time between training.

Vega Sport Recovery Accelerator also features a 4:1 ratio of carbohydrates to protein, a combination shown to increase muscle glycogen re-synthesis – a crucial component of post-workout recovery.

 

All in all, I’d say it’s been working well for me and I look forward to using it more during my training – especially after some longer runs when we begin our marathon training again! 

 

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How about you? What do you use to recover after training hard? What’s holding you back from better?

 

Happy Running!

 

 

 

 

Disclosure: I received Vega Sport Recovery Accelerator in exchange for my review as part of the Fuel Your Better campaign by Vega Sport and Fit Approach. All opinions expressed are my own.

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