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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 glutamine (a whopping three grams per serving!), the potent antioxidant l-carnosine, 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 Recoverite #1 Recoverite has become part of my training routine, it plays a critical role in my recovery and prepares my body for the next big workout. I have gone without and find that my training takes a beating when not refueled properly post run. With Recoverite, I experience consistency with my workouts and find that I no longer bonk or hit the wall after long runs or intense workouts. Great product, a must for my training success. Hammer On Baby!!
Date published: 2014-02-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I rely exclusively on Hammer Recoverite I use Recoverite because it has everything you need in a balanced formula and makes a difference. As all the experts suggest, try to mix and drink with 4-8 ounces of liquid within 10 minutes of finishing a serious workout or long bike ride as I do, or in the 30 minute post-workout window if you must . I have also ordered and taken the individual packets on bike tours and quickly mixed and used it as soon as I finish a long day of riding.
Date published: 2015-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recover Right! Collegiate cycling race weekends are intense: finishing class and driving across the northwest on Friday, a morning road race and afternoon team time trail on Saturday, and a criterium and driving 4-11 hours home on Sunday. The only way to race hard every time is to recover right, and to do that, UM cycling travels with Recoverite to every race. A bottle of recoverite after each race is how we manage to stand on the podium every weekend.
Date published: 2014-03-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great product, wrong flavor I actually never received the orange-vanilla flavored Recoverite that I ordered. I received the Citrus. Recoverite is an amazing product and I have been very happy with the results from using this product. Hammer has a great selection of flavors to choose from with chocolate being my favorite. Personally the citrus flavor is not as desirable as the other flavors but palates vary and I’m sure this would be a great flavor for many.
Date published: 2014-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recover Faster to Train Harder to be Better! I am training for Ironman Lake Placid 2015, when not Tri Training, I am a running coach, so I am always busy. I log many miles and I have to recover fast so that I can get on with my next session. I use Recoverite daily, I works. As soon as my work out is done, I drink my shake, it sits well in my stomach, no GI issues, and I'm ready for some whole food shortly after. Sometimes I only have 9 hours to recover, this stuff works.
Date published: 2014-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite post workout treat I began using Recoverite since last year when I started Ironman training. After a long ride or run it is imperative to refuel the body and provide it with the nutrients it needs. This beverage not only tastes great (Orange vanilla), but it also sits well in my stomach, feels refreshing and refuels my body. I can tell when I do not consume Recoverite because I am exhausted after any workout. This product is highly recommended.
Date published: 2015-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Made College Hockey SO MUCH BETTER!!! As a collegiate hockey goalie I rely on my strength and agility every day; sore muscles hinder that. Recoverite following gym workouts and ice time cut my recovery down; improving my on ice performance and overall health. I recommend trying recoverite for at least 2 weeks following workouts. I felt the difference almost immediately, however, I saw the results within 2 weeks (working out 12-20 hours a week depending.)
Date published: 2015-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recoverite got me to my first Ironman Over the last 9 years, I've run over 30 triathlons, but none longer than a Half Iron. This year, for my first full Ironman (which I just completed!), I began using Recoverite after most workouts. After thinking it over, I cannot really remember having a high level of muscle fatigue (e.g. DOMS) even on days after 6 hour rides. This product enables you to keep training hard and brought me to a new level. Thanks Hammer!
Date published: 2015-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tastes Great, Works Great! I mix this up after any long run and the effects compared to not using it are dramatic. It gets rid of that empty feeling I used to have for the rest of the day after an 8+ mile trail run. I've also noticed clear increases in muscle mass in my lower legs that I never used to get from running. Providing my muscles with what they need after strenuous work has resulted in big benefits and I credit Recoverite for them!
Date published: 2015-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's always in my Car...Recoverite! I've been using Recoverite for many years....long before becoming a Hammer Nutrition Ambassador....which is likely the reason I wanted to align myself with a winning company...The products WORK! I always keep Recoverite in my car with a jug of water and Hammer Nutrition bottle to mix a recovery drink immediately after workouts to allow me to recover faster and train harder for my next session..Love it! Thomas
Date published: 2015-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this product! When trying to squeeze training in a busy schedule - it's easy to miss out on proper recovery. Recoverite is an awesome product, that tastes great. It allows me to recover properly so I can show up for workout #2 or #3 recovered, and ready to Hammer on!
Date published: 2014-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love it I use the product after intense mounting biking, prolonged climbing circuits in the gym or really rinsing it out in hot, sweaty Vinyasa & Bikram sessions. I need it. Don;t change it! PS. Conshohocken, PA REI is failing to carry enough mix of recovery product vs pre- and during exercise products……all told. Fill the gap with more Hammer and Recoverite in specific please. They are a bit sleepy at the wheel. THX
Date published: 2015-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My "go-to" essential I've been using Recoverite for about 7 years, thanks to a recommendation from one of my masters cycling brothers. It has powered me through training for 7 Pan Mass Challenges, 3 Spartan Challenges, countless weight lifting and athletic sessions. Recoverite keeps this fit & youthful 57 year old in training while minimizing soreness & improving recovery. I know I'll be using it for RAGBRAI training this year!
Date published: 2014-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Essential Recovery Nutrition I started integrating Recoverite into my recovery routine 2 months ago and it has quickly become an essential piece of my training/recovery. Over these 2 months, my training load has increased from an average of 18 hours per week to about 25. With Recoverite, I am able to consistently handle the higher volume of training and keep the quality high. Have had all three flavors and all are very tasty!
Date published: 2016-02-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Hmmm…not sold on this one. I LOVE Hammer products but this Recoverite does not seem to aid in any recovery whatsoever and only seems to promote gas. The taste is great and I really wanted it to work but it just does not help my recovery. Perhaps my workouts are just to intense for Recoverite…but I highly doubt it!! A turkey sandwich is better and more cost effective. I will try Tissue Rejuvinator to see how that works.
Date published: 2014-02-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Recovery Help I bought this during my training for my 3rd marathon. It was great. I felt like it helped my muscles recover faster from those long training runs. I bought the chocolate and mixed it with milk and a little chocolate syrup because you can never have enough chocolate. Just make sure you shake it up well in the Hammer Bottle (thanks for the free bottle) or it can taste a little chalky.
Date published: 2014-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious and Easy-Drinking I have been really, pleasantly surprised by how much I like this product! I whizz it into shakes post-run and it's easy to stomach, smooth, and light-tasting, not too sweet. After a really long run I have a tough time with "real" food so this is a great option; it keeps me from going nuts eating everything in sight once my appetite returns, too. I love the chocolate and vanilla.
Date published: 2014-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Avon Walk for Breast Cancer This product was recommended by a fellow walker in the San Francisco walk for breast cancer. Walking 39.3 miles can take a toll on the body. The first 2 walks I completed, I had more than a 2 day recovery. After the 3rd walk, we drank Recoverite and felt fantastic. Had both orange and strawberry. Both tasted great. Highly recommend. Will never walk 39.3 miles again without it.
Date published: 2015-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I have never written a review for any product I've purchased, but Recoverite is one of my favorite things! I look forward to my workouts because I know my Recoverite is waiting! I've tried different products in the past, but this is the best!!! I really like that it tastes so good and is not to sweet or thick. I really feel I do recover quicker. Thanks Hammer Nutrition...
Date published: 0100-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing for endurance training I know that the calorie count for this seems high, but trust me, it works. I took this literally everyday after long training runs for a marathon I trained for, and it really helped me recover and be able to hit the road the next day with less soreness. The ratio of carb to protein is important and this gets it right. Also you can't beat the cleanest ingredients around!
Date published: 2016-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does what it should and tastes great too! Recoverite gives my tired muscles what they need and the great taste makes it a reward worth looking forward to.  Intense training six days a week at my age means you have to pay close attention to all the details and get everything right if you are get the full benefit from all of your hard work.  Recoverite speeds my recovery so I can be ready for the next workout.
Date published: 2014-01-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great Taste I tried this in the sample packet and fell in love with it. This by far is the best tasting powder!! The only negative thing I can say about it is that when you open it, the product is half empty. The powder is nowhere near close to the top. I have had other products before and understand nothing is ever filled close to the lid but this product seemed the furthest.
Date published: 2014-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing taste and results I have been using chocolate Recoverite for over a year now. It is the best tasting recovery drink I have ever tried. I have mixed it with water and milk and it works either way. On a hot day throw in some ice cubes. The benefits are noticeable as I don't feel starving after a workout and I am not near as sore as I should be, or as I am when I don't take it.
Date published: 2016-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A key for back to back events! I have worked Recoverite into my training this summer and it had a great impact on my recovery. Additionally, I just complete a 5 day marathon event (5 marathons in 5 days) and was not only able to run every day but also able to get a little faster at the end. It is really a key to quick recovery, faster than anything I've ever used. Exceptional product!
Date published: 1970-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product! I tried Recoverite because I was having trouble with recovering after my gym workouts. My personal trainer has really been "hammering" me and I would end up with very sore and crampy muscles. Recoverite (chocolate) tastes fabulous and I drink it on my way home from gym. I recover much quicker and with fewer side effects. I will NOT be without this stuff!
Date published: 2014-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious and works! I've been using the orange vanilla Recoverite for 4-5 years now and I credit it with a high recovery turnover and ability to train well for anything from a 5k to 100 mile race. I look forward to, no, I fantasize about an icy cold and refreshing Recoverite at the end of any training run or race. I'm starting to think there is an addictive component to it.
Date published: 2014-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from better than expected! A skeptic by nature, I questioned the need for a recovery drink. But hey, I'm getting into geezer territory, and intense conditioning is getting harder, so I was looking for any break I could get. I tried Recoverite as directed (within a half hour of the end of strenuous work outs) and it really makes a noticeable difference the next day. I'm impressed!
Date published: 2014-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recoverite helps recover for REAL I restarted master swimming competition after a 15 year vacation due to a shoulder injury. I still work 50 hour weeks at 68 and still love dealing with people. But when I started again, I would really run out of gas about 3:00 in the afternoon, That was until I found Recoverite. It has really made my afternoons much more productive and attentive. Thanks
Date published: 2014-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does what it says! I am 51 years old and back to back heavy training sessions were getting a little difficult. Recoverite dramatically enhanced my training sessions by allowing me to train more with less muscle soreness. I have always liked training; now I can do more of it. I have only tried the Citrus and the Vanilla, but to me they taste pretty good. It works for me.
Date published: 2015-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick recovery I am an endurance and ultra marathon kayak paddler. For a couple years, I used Rocoverite after every paddling session of more than two hours. Now, I now use Recoverite after every gym and paddling training session, because it eases and accelerates recovery. Simply, it is the most beneficial, cost-effective recovery aid that I have found. Try it.
Date published: 2014-11-18
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