The Checkup: 14 Surprising Post-Workout Recovery Foods

Why you should grab some kiwi and blueberries after your next workout

• Okay, so you did the hard part: You got out of bed at 6 a.m. to schlep to the gym for an early-morning workout. Go you! But now you stare into your refrigerator, blankly, as you try to figure out what to eat. Let me help with that: Here are 14 primo post-workout recovery foods that combine the right nutrients to help rebuild your tired muscles and replenish your energy stores. [BuzzFeed]

• Ever use a face-mask sheet? They look terrifying. [Refinery 29]

• Here’s how to make your own almond milk at home. Genius! [MindBodyGreen]

• Is tree climbing the new Spinning? I’m in. []

• In which a writer experiments with weight-loss techniques that require doing absolutely nothing. This is “passive exercise.” [NY Mag]

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