9 Quick Protein Shakes to Help You Pre and Post-Workout

Use any of these recipes to start your day, fuel up before a workout, or replenish your muscles after you've finished training. In any of the shakes, feel free to add 1 tablespoon of ground flaxseed and go with extra ice or no ice.

1. Speed Shake

  • 6 ounces water, juice, or almond milk

  • 1 scoop egg white powder or whey protein isolate 6 ice cubes

Shake, stir, or blend, and enjoy!

2. Fat Burner Shake

  • 12 ounces water or unsweetened almond milk

  • 2 scoops egg white powder or whey protein isolate 8 strawberries

  • 1 tablespoon raw almond butter or ground flaxseed 6 ice cubes

Mix in a blender for 30 seconds.

3. “The” Pre-Workout Shake

  • 8 to 12 ounces water

  • 2 scoops egg white powder or whey protein isolate 1 banana

  • 6 ice cubes

Mix in a blender for 30 seconds.

4. Good Morning Shake

  • 12 ounces fresh orange juice

  • 2 scoops egg white powder or whey protein isolate

  • 1 banana

  • 2 tablespoons almond butter or natural peanut butter 6 ice cubes

Shake, stir, or blend.

5. Tropical Delight Shake

  • 12 ounces water or orange juice

  • 1 scoop whey protein isolate

  • 1/4 cup each of as many fruits as you can find in the fridge

  • 1 banana

  • 6 ice cubes

Mix in a blender for 30 seconds.

6. No Excuse Recovery Shake (Because it is easy)

  • 12 ounces water

  • 2 scoops whey protein isolate

Before your event or workout, fill an empty water bottle with protein powder. After your event, add water and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.

7. Good Morning Shake – Part 2

  • 12 to 16 ounces fresh squeezed orange juice

  • 2 scoops egg white powder or vanilla whey protein powder 1 banana

  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt

  • 2 teaspoons organic vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed (optional)

Blend together for 30 seconds.

8. Blueberry Blast

  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

  • 1 frozen banana (peel before freezing)

  • 1/2 cup blueberries

  • 1 scoop unflavored or vanilla protein powder

Mix in a blender for 30 seconds.

9. Tropical Breeze

  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

  • 1 cup frozen pineapple

  • 1 teaspoon shredded coconut or coconut milk 1/2 cup frozen blueberries

  • 1 scoop unflavored or vanilla protein powder

Mix in a blender for 30 seconds.