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Why You Should be Drinking Tart Cherry Juice

After a tough workout, your muscles can get really sore. Protein, like BiPro, is essential for rebuilding those broken down muscles. But if you want to go the extra mile with your recovery, you should look at adding tart cherry juice to your post-workout recovery.

Tart cherries are known for their anti-inflammatory effects, making them perfect for easing muscle soreness in a variety of athletes. A 2010 study found that consuming tart cherry juice before running can diminish post-run muscle pain. Research published one year later concluded that consuming a type of sour cherry called Montmorency in juice form can improve muscle recovery after strength training. On top of those studies, work published in 2014 also suggests that tart cherry juice concentrate can decrease inflammation and oxidative stress for cyclists.

Tart cherry juice’s health benefits aren’t limited to exercise recovery. The beverage can improve sleep quality and duration, according to a study. A body of research also indicates that tart cherries can protect the heart, reduce stroke risk and decrease cholesterol levels.

Want to take advantage of tart cherry juice’s immense health benefits? Check out this tart cherry juice smoothie protein recipe packed with BiPro Whey Protein Isolate. Whey protein like BiPro is perfect for muscle recovery, because it contains all of the essential amino acids and branched chain amino acids (BCAAs). A growing body of research suggests that whey enhances exercise recovery. 

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