When Mark Teixeira was persuaded to juice it up on an off-season healthy-eating regimen, the New York Yankees’ first baseman shed 15 pounds. So convinced was he of juicing’s superpowers, he invested some greenbacks into the Juice Press company.
Fast forward to this year’s spring training, where LA Angels’ outfielder Josh Hamilton showed up 20 pounds slimmer—crediting a Juice Lady infomercial for getting him to crank the greens like Popeye slurps spinach. What exactly has these athletes storming to the juice bar?
Chock full of essential nutrients, fresh juice is an easy, natural way to rapidly infuse your body with potent vitamins and minerals. “Juice is already broken down into easily digestible form,” says Cherie Calbom, CN, nutritionist and author of The Juice Lady’s Big Book of Juices. “It gets into the system within about 20 minutes to revitalize energy levels and repair the body.”
So here, Calbom shares her top five replenishing, nutrient-packed juice recipes—with you, the fit guy, in mind.