5 Tasty and Effective Juice Recipes For Cyclists

woman drinking a juice

Cycling is an exceptional sport and also a mode of transportation. Summer is almost here so we need to prepare ourselves for the upcoming cycling season. Riding your bike is so much better when you are full of energy, vitamins, and minerals and you feel healthy. One of the best ways to stay healthy and at the same time to consume a lot of vitamins and minerals is preparing yourself a nice home-made juice.

One of the benefits of juices is that it provides enzymes to the body which are important. These juices are helpful in body ‘s chemical reactions as digestion and absorption. Many runners and cyclists prefer the beetroot juice as it improves oxygen inhalation and enhances the blood circulation in the body. But there are many other good juices that you could prepare for yourself before/after your bike rides.

Here we are presenting you some of best juice recipes for cyclists to boost up your energy and for refreshment. Juices add more vegetables and fruits to your diet in a delicious way.

Juice Recipe For Cyclists 1 – YesCycling Juice

apples producing juice

What you need:

  • 1 apple ( any size according to need)
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 medium-large carrots
  • 6-10 stem parsley
  • 4 Celery Stalks
  • 6-8 Stem fresh Mint

Prep. time – 10 min

In this recipe, we are using carrot and celery to prepare a nice, healthy juice. For sweetness, we used apple and lemon with mint for freshness and full of a vitamin – C source. All you need is to wash all vegetables and fruits and cut in proper shapes according to requirement. Place all these ingredients in a juicer and juice them. Then use muslin to strain the pulp and enjoy your drink. Actually, this is our favorite post-ride juice, that’s why it’s in the first place.

Juice Recipe For Cyclists 2 – Rehydrating Refresher

juice for cyclists

What You Need:

  • 1 Italian cucumber ( or normal cucumber )
  • 1 Lime, unpeeled
  • 2 medium-sized tomatoes
  • A handful of Cilantro or parsley
  • 2 Cups Spinach
  • Garlic, ginger (optional)

Prep. time – 10 min

If you love the taste of tomatoes and lime then this recipe would be heaven for you. Hydrate all the vegetables by washing them nicely and then peel the cucumber and cut into pieces do same for all other ingredients. Then juice everything together in a juicer or any other food processor, see if all are mixed well then your juice is ready. Enjoy the juice before or after your workout and feel its rehydrating refreshment.

Juice Recipe For Cyclists 3 – Carrot -Apple- Beet juice

carrot and apple juice

What You Need: 

  • 1 Apple ( size, what you like)
  • 4 Carrots
  • 1/2 Medium young beet

Prep. time- 10 min

This is one of my favorite juices and definitely one of the best juice recipes for cyclists. First, wash all the ingredients then peel off. Juice the apple first then carrot and beet. After juicing all these ingredients chill or mix ice cubes and enjoy your drink. I personally don’t like ice in my juices.

This juice recipe is simple yet it’s tasty and sweet, you can also add some sweeteners if you want. The beet turns the juice into a cool purple color which looks nice and healthy.

Juice Recipe For Cyclists 4 – Great Green juice

bottles filled with green juice

What You Need: 

  • 1 small handful fresh parsley
  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 6 cups spinach leaves
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1 medium orange/tangerine

Prep. Time – 15 min

For this wash all veggies, and cut pineapple in proper chunks and peel orange/ tangerine. Put all these ingredients in a juicer or any food processor and juice them well. Cover and chill for some time then stir and pour into a glass filled with ice cubes. Then have your healthy drink and feel better!

Juice Recipe For Cyclists 5 – Beetroot juice

beetroot juice

What You Need: 

  • 1 Small Red Beetroot
  • 1-2Carrot
  • 2 Celery Stalks
  • 1/2 Cucumber
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 100ml Pineapple juice

Prep. time- 10min

First, wash all veggies and peel the red beetroot and the carrots. Cut the vegetable in proper chunks and juice all them in a juicer or any other food processor. After that put this juice in a glass full of ice cubes and enjoy your drink. This is a really classic juice for any cyclist.

How to juice?

Well, you will most probably need a juicer. The best and most effective juicers are the centrifugal juicers which stay upright and shred fruit and vegetables into a pulp.

Juicing all these vegetables and fruits have important benefits for cyclists. Juices provide much-needed nutrients to the body without adding any bulk volume of insoluble fiber. This provides more protein to improve the health of the body by rehydrating it and also helps muscles’ repair and growth.

juices different colors

Taking such healthier and refreshing juices helps in reduction uptake and making exercise less tiring. Also from all above recipes the Beetroot, Carrot and ginger juices are more effective for a cyclist.

Here you have some facts about these juices: 

  • Drinking beetroot juice can boosts up your stamina and provides you more energy.
  • Beetroot contains necessary nutrients as vitamin A, B6 and C and folic acids.
  • Carrots help your kidney to function properly by enhancing inhaling procedure.
  • With ginger ‘s inflammatory effect it adds more benefits to the juicers.
  • These juices help to remove toxins from the body.

All juices are very effective and beneficial for cyclists since they provide energy, minerals, and vitamins. Using raw vegetables and fruits for juice on daily basis makes the body healthier and makes the immune system stronger. Combining raw juices before and after the ride with energy gels during the ride you will become a much stronger cyclist. And remember – always buy vegetables from your local vegetable store.

The Best Juice Recipes For Cyclists

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