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Description:

Athletic performance improvement depends on a program of exercise to stimulate muscular and cardiovascular adaptation followed by a recovery period in which the body rebuilds itself slightly more fit than before. Thus, the real gain of exercise occurs during recovery, but only in the presence of adequate rest and optimal nutritional support. Carbohydrate and protein replenishment, as soon as possible upon completion of your workout, helps you to get the very most out of every minute you've put into training. That's where Recoverite comes in, providing unsurpassed nutritional support to ensure you obtain the maximum value from your workouts and complete recovery after each training session and race.

Recoverite supplies carbohydrates and protein in an ideal 3:1 ratio for superior glycogen synthesis and muscle tissue rebuilding, the two main components of recovery. For carbohydrates Recoverite contains only maltodextrin, a complex carbohydrate with a high glycemic index, to ensure rapid metabolism. Unlike most recovery products that contain simple sugars, maltodextrin provides a large volume of easily digested and rapidly assimilated carbohydrate, vital for preventing stomach distress and promoting full, efficient restoration of muscle glycogen.

Recoverite contains only whey protein isolate (grass fed, hormone free, and antibiotic free), which is virtually fat—and lactose—free, and yields the highest percentage of protein. For rebuilding lean muscle tissue and immune system support, whey protein isolate has no peer; it's simply the purest form of whey protein available. In addition, each serving of Recoverite also contains a potent, recovery-boosting three grams of l-glutamine.

Recoverite supplies other recovery-enhancing nutrients such as ChromeMate® chromium polynicotinate (for maximizing muscle glycogen synthesis) and l-carnosine, a powerful antioxidant and potential anti-aging nutrient. Recoverite also contains a full-spectrum electrolyte profile to replenish depleted essential minerals.

What Recoverite does not contain are inconsequential amounts of vitamins and minerals, commonly found in other formulas. They look good on a label, but have little physiological value. Vitamins and minerals are indeed important in recovery, but in amounts best fulfilled from Premium Insurance Caps, a potent, complete vitamin/mineral supplement.

Recoverite is also completely free of any artificial flavors, colors, or sweeteners.

How well you recover today will largely determine your performance tomorrow. When you put as much effort into the recovery process as you do for active training, you're way ahead of the game and you will no doubt enjoy improved performance. Along with adequate rest, it's vitally important to refuel your body as soon as possible after every training session and race. Using Recoverite, you can be assured that you're giving your body exactly what it needs. Recoverite is the right product with the right formula to provide your body with the right amounts of the right nutrients, ensuring rapid and complete recovery from all of your workouts and races.

Benefits:

Recoverite recovery drink comes in these delicious flavors: Chocolate, Orange-Vanilla, Strawberry and Vanilla.

How well you perform tomorrow depends on how well you recover today, which is why you can't cut corners when it comes to your post-workout fueling. Recoverite supplies your body with the proper 3:1 ratio of complex carbohydrates and the highest quality whey protein isolate, along with generous amounts of multi-beneficial l-glutamine (3 grams per serving!), the potent antioxidant l-carnosine (60 mg per serving), and a full-spectrum electrolyte profile. The result is rapid and enhanced recovery, allowing you to obtain the maximum value from all your hard workouts and ideally prepping your body for your next workout or race. Make sure you're recovering right with Recoverite and remember, it makes a superb meal replacement drink as well. Train hard, recover right today, and feel great tomorrow.

Extra Benefits:
The amino acid glutamine, also contained in Hammer Whey, plays a vital role in the health of your muscles, immune system, and digestive tract. Glutamine is arguably the key "recovery amino" as it (A) helps boost the immune system, (B) helps to reduce the symptoms of overtraining, (C) plays a role in enhancing glycogen synthesis, and (D) stimulates muscle protein synthesis for the rebuilding of lean muscle tissue.

Nutrition Labels:

Recoverite Chocolate
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 49 g (Approx 2 Level Scoops or Single Serving)
2 Level Scoops: 100 cc = 6.8 Tbsp = 20.3 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 170
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 55 mg 2%
Potassium 55 mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 33 g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%
Sugars 3 g
Protein 10 g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 10%
Iron 2%
Magnesium 10%
Manganese 25%
Chromium 35%
Chloride 2%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Whey Protein Isolate (Whey Protein, Sunflower Lecithin), L-Glutamine, Cocoa (Processed With Alkali), Natural Flavor, Calcium Chelate, Xylitol, Magnesium Chelate, Stevia, Potassium Chelate, L-Carnosine, Glycine, Salt, L-Tyrosine, Manganese Chelate, Chromium Polynicotinate.
Contains:Milk, Xylitol
Recoverite Orange-Vanilla
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 49 g (Approx 2 Level Scoops or Single Serving)
2 Level Scoops: 100 cc = 6.8 Tbsp = 20.3 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 170
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 55 mg 2%
Potassium 20 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 33 g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%
Sugars 3 g
Protein 10 g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 10%
Iron 0%
Magnesium 10%
Manganese 25%
Chromium 35%
Chloride 2%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Whey Protein Isolate (Whey Protein, Sunflower Lecithin), L-Glutamine, Natural Flavors, Calcium Chelate, Xylitol, Magnesium Chelate, Stevia, Potassium Chelate, L-Carnosine, Glycine, Salt, L-Tyrosine, Manganese Chelate, Chromium Polynicotinate.
Contains:Milk, Xylitol
Recoverite Strawberry
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 49 g (Approx 2 Level Scoops or Single Serving)
2 Level Scoops: 100 cc = 6.8 Tbsp = 20.3 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 170
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 55 mg 2%
Potassium 20 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 33 g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%
Sugars 2 g
Protein 10 g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 10%
Iron 0%
Magnesium 10%
Manganese 25%
Chromium 35%
Chloride 2%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Whey Protein Isolate (Whey Protein, Sunflower Lecithin), L-Glutamine, Natural Flavors, Calcium Chelate, Xylitol, Magnesium Chelate, Stevia, Potassium Chelate, L-Carnosine, Glycine, Salt, L-Tyrosine, Manganese Chelate, Chromium Polynicotinate.
Contains:Milk, Xylitol
Recoverite Vanilla
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 49 g (Approx 2 Level Scoops or Single Serving)
2 Level Scoops: 100 cc = 6.8 Tbsp = 20.3 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 170
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 55 mg 2%
Potassium 20 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 33 g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%
Sugars 3 g
Protein 10 g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 10%
Iron 0%
Magnesium 10%
Manganese 25%
Chromium 35%
Chloride 2%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Whey Protein Isolate (Whey Protein, Sunflower Lecithin), L-Glutamine, Natural Flavor, Calcium Chelate, Xylitol, Magnesium Chelate, Stevia, Potassium Chelate, L-Carnosine, Glycine, Salt, L-Tyrosine, Manganese Chelate, Chromium Polynicotinate.
Contains:Milk, Xylitol

Recoverite® does not contain:

Wheat, gluten, added simple sugars, stimulants, fad ingredients, or artificial flavors, colors, or sweeteners. If an "exercise recovery drink" contains any of the above ingredients, it can cause unwanted side effects that may actually hinder your performance.

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Product Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from After Every Workout Always vanilla, always with real milk, always with a scoop (or three) of coffee ice cream. And it always works like a charm. Once a dumped a shot of Jaegger in the mix, out of sheer silliness and to make my wife laugh, and it tasted great as well. (I know you won't post this, just wanted to let you know.)
Date published: 2016-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Saves me every time! I'm a competitive racer in the Seattle area. I used to use chocolate milk as a recovery beverage, but last season started using Recoverite. I'm a little older, so it usually takes me a bit to recover. So, speeding up recovery is really critical during the race season when I race up to three times a week. Recoverite after eevry intense race or workout has saved me. I highly recommend this after every intense workout or race, even if you are only riding a couple of times a week. You'll be amazed with the results.
Date published: 2016-03-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Something has changed in the formula I've always been amazed at this product and I have been using it for years. Recently however I've noticed a difference in taste, as if something has been removed from the formula. The same two scoops now taste watered down in the same amount of water. What gives Hammer Nutrition?
Date published: 2015-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recoverite Vanilla I loved it and this was my first time using it. I normally prefer vanilla flavor over chocolate. I don't necessarily used Recoverite for after workouts all the time, as a matter of fact I barely do that. I actually use Recoverite during my ultra marathons just like Perpetum. It works out for me while I do 50mi+ on the trails, hey...recovery starts for me while I'm still running! I've been using Hammer products for years now along with Tailwind as my main fuel for my ultra events, adventures and training.
Date published: 2015-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Recovery Product for Crossfit Athletes I've been using Recoverite for the past 9 months and I have noticed a huge difference in my recovery Post-Workout ever since I started using it. Compared to no carbohydrates and other forms of carbs, i.e. fruits, sugar, I have noticed that I feel much more recovered after my workouts and I feel more stable. I am a Crossfit athlete and training can be super intense, with intense strength portions, long aerobic sessions or fat high intensity training. This gets the job done. The flavor is amazing as well.
Date published: 2014-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great flavor! With a pretty tough endurance workout schedule, I can't imagine what my 40 year old body would feel like if I wasn't using Recoverite. The Strawberry flavor is my favorite, but every once in a while I'll mix in some of the Vanilla Recoverite for a nice change.
Date published: 2014-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Electrolyte/Recovery drinks work for 67-year-old I ordered Hammer Heed High Energy Electroyte Drink (lemon-lime) and Hammer Glutamine-Fortified Recovery Drink (chocolate) in large containers on line last spring. I am so happy with the results-for-the-money that I am ordering them again, plus some power gel.
Date published: 2015-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tastes Great! And feel better tomorrow! I have been using Recoverite for about 2 years now. When I first started using this post workouts, I immediately felt the difference the next day. Decreased DOMS, increased energy the next day, and I love the taste! My favorite is chocolate, and it mixes well with just water by shaking it. Sometimes I'll add a tbsp of peanut butter and a frozen banana and blend for an extra tasty recovery. Equally as important is the quality of ingredients which include no artificial sweeteners or preservatives.
Date published: 2016-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mt Rainier Altitude Sickness Recovery 14, 410 feet above sea level at daybreak my body needed liquid calories. Solid food was not an option and Hammer Recoverite Orange-Vanilla made a big difference. I consumed two servings as fuel to hike the 5 hours down the mountain.
Date published: 2015-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gets you ready to go again! I'm 63, still doing Triathlons (Olympic and Sprint) and I've actually been using Recoverite for several years now. When used in accordance with instructions, the results are major - fresh legs and upper body, ready to go for the next day's workout or race. When I don't use it - the difference is immediately noticeable and my workouts suffer. It's like my secret weapon against all the younger, less knowledgeable competition. Great stuff and I won't go into a serious training session without it.
Date published: 2016-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A+ product As a multisport athlete doing several workouts per day, recovery in between is crucial. Hammer recoverite provides the athlete with exactly what the body requires to keep coming back workout after workout.
Date published: 2014-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Necessary for Ironman Training This is my 3rd order of Recoverite while training for an Ironman. Its my go to drink after any swim/bike/run. If you go with the strawberry flavor, try mixing in a little lemonade for some tartness.
Date published: 2015-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bouncing right back after tough Ironman training! Added this to my rigorous Ironman training regiment and recovering well enough to bounce right back the next day for work and training. Love the taste of the strawberry! I'm getting faster too!
Date published: 2015-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this product This stuff certainly reduces muscle soreness the next day following a hard workout. Make sure you use 2 scoops, it does say that on the container but I am so used to 1 scoop being a serving for me with Heed and Perpetum, which are the other Hammer products I use that I initially just did one scoop and it doesn't taste as good or have the same effects. Once I figured out I was supposed to have 2 scoops it was much better. I will definitely being using this product regularly from now on.
Date published: 2014-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply the best recovery drink out there! Great taste, great macronutrient profile, and great price. I have tried just about every brand of post-workout recovery drink and I continue to come back to Recoverite.
Date published: 2014-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Do you like orange sherbert? Shaker bottle, 2 scoops Recoverite, Tropicana Grovestand orange juice, and right before you shake it, add a little milk and a couple ice cubes. Ice cold and wonderful!
Date published: 2014-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Da Bom Recoverite is tasty and effective. Hammer nutrition provides science not simple sugars and artificial ingredients. After long mountain runs and Grand Canyon summit bids Recoverite prevents cramping and keeps me settled until I get home. After the Water is Life ultra I finished with terrible calf cramps, 2 packets of Recoverite later I was driving 2.5 hours back to Flagstaff. Recoverite is a lovely product, one that is a key part is my workout regimen as well as my hammer order.
Date published: 2014-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite post workout I've been using this item for over 2 years and am never disappointed. Favorite post run recovery, or workouts where I'm using a lot of glycogen.
Date published: 2016-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Feeling Great! I'm so glad I found Hammer Nutrition! After falling out of my training routine due to injury and an unexpectedly long business trip overseas I was really struggling to get back to my normal performance levels. I would push myself to be where I was before and only end up more tired and sore from it. Thanks to recoverite I've been able to get past that soreness and feel great the morning after my runs! I can't wait to get back to my routine and incorporate more Hammer products!
Date published: 2015-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recoverite I have been using Recoverite for more than four years after most bike and run workouts and every race. Everything I read about endurance sports says replenishing carbohydrates and protein in a 3/1 mix is essential to building greater strength and endurance. Recoverite and sometimes chocolate milk if I do not have Recoverite are my nutritional tools for recovery. I compete at an age group national level and have had consistent results. I think Recoverite is a good product.
Date published: 2014-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really great product and really tastes good. I have had and used for almost a month and I see the difference it makes as compared to other products I have used.
Date published: 2016-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Recovery Drink I have been using Recoverite now for several months. It's my favorite recovery drink after a long run or race! The citrus flavor tastes great, and it's easy on the stomach. I usually don't have much of an appetite immediately after an endurance event and I definitely don't feel like eating, but to make sure I get the right balance of nutrients into my body as soon as possible (to ensure optimal recovery), I have found that Hammer Recoverite is the perfect product.
Date published: 2013-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recoverite fills that empty pit. Recoverite really works for me. When I drink it after a workout, and especially those long endurance activity days, it fills that 'empty' hungry pit feeling like nothing else. As a side note; when I use Heed or Perpetuem (depending on the length of activity), I don't get so much of that empty pit feeling. Since I have started taking Hammer products I do feel sustained energy during activities, I am not as sore the next day(s) and recover quicker. Thank you Hammer!
Date published: 2014-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I use this every time I train.  Provides excellent nutritional support.
Date published: 2014-01-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Smells bad, tastes bad, doesn't work for me. I have found that Recoverite is my least favorite Hammer product. Dry or mixed there's an underlying nastyness to it that reminds me of bad milk. I think may be the whey isolate as I do not get the same thing from Sustained Energy or Perpetuem. The flavor is too weak to mask the funk and the texture is too thin to be satisfying after a four hour mtb ride. Worse yet is that this product really doesn't seem to work for me. Don't think I will be re stocking on this.
Date published: 2014-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Recovery Beverage I usually just drink a chocolate milk after my long runs, which is tasty don't get me wrong. I often end up with a headache later in the day though, which I usually have to take ibuprofen for. A friend suggested Recoverite so I bought some of the single servings to give it a try. It's nothing short of awesome. Three long runs (18, 20, 22) and no headaches and I swear I'm kicking butt at my chores the rest of the day. I wish I had known about this stuff before.
Date published: 2014-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recoverite is Essential post rides I went from zero to 60 when I got my new carbon bike. Rode and rode. For a 49 yr old lady, I rode 1000 miles in 8 weeks. I was sore and tired. The Recoverite definitely makes a difference in my recovery post ride. I think Hammer's information is spot on. I have figured out nutrition during my long rides because of their SOS pamphlet. The flavors are great and with no sugar, I can use it daily. My body doesn't like sugar, so this product is my choice.
Date published: 2014-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast Acting Without a Blood Sugar Surge I used Recoverite because of the perfect blend of whey isolate and maltodextrin. It's easy on my stomach, even after hard runs, quickly absorbed, and it doesn't give me a huge insulin spike/sugar crash like some other products do. Its taste is mellow yet flavorful, and I really like the fact that it doesn't have a ton of artificial flavoring and preservative ingredients. Like all of Hammer's products, it's everything you need and nothing you don't.
Date published: 2016-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great stuff I have used Recoverite for at least 5 years and have had good results with using it. My favorite flavor would be chocolate but I switch back and forth with strawberry. I even buy the individual packs so I can take them with me on trips. I usually buy two 32 serving jugs at a time so I don't run out. And of course right after I received my last order a couple weeks ago, they offer a free blender bottle with your order two weeks later, oh well.
Date published: 2016-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Swam around the 72 mile Lake Tahoe due to Hammer I swam 2 miles in Lake Tahoe and felt dehydrated, almost went to hospital. I discovered Recoverite, Heed, Endurolytes, and Perpetuem and it changed my life. I ended up swimming around the 72 mile Lake Tahoe (I might be the only one who can claim that) and couldn't have done it without these Hammer Nutrition products. I live by these products. I am biking now as well as swimming. Thank you for keeping me healthy and hydrated on my journey.,, JB
Date published: 2015-02-27
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