Drink Your Medicine

By some fortuitous fluke, one of the best things you can drink post-workout is also one of the tastiest: chocolate milk.

With just the right ratio of carbs to protein (4:1), it can help boost muscle recovery when consumed within 45 minutes of exercise. We’re particularly fortunate around here, as our wealth of local dairies means a better-than-average supply of sweet, creamy options. Try the low-fat one percent variety from Crescent Ridge, bottled in Sharon.