Green Power Smoothie


This recipe is straight from the Film ' Powered By Green Smoothies ' Have you seen this film yet? In the summer of 2013 Sergei Boutenko put 10 endurance athletes (five ultra-runners and five CrossFitters) on green smoothies and followed them around with his camera to find out the answer to this question....Can green smoothies positively affect athletes?


  • 1/2 cup collard greens
  • 1 cup Swiss chard
  • 1/2 cup parsley
  • 1/4 bunch fresh mint
  • 1 pear, chopped
  • 1 mango, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup water

What to do

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth!

Starting out as healthy athletes (or so they thought!), 10 individuals embark on a six-week experiment of continuing their typical training and racing regimen, but with one major difference: they are drinking a quart of green smoothies every day. You'll be astonished at the results that begin to emerge. From a decrease in injuries to feeling supercharged to run for hours on end, there might be a bit more to smoothies than just tasting delicious. If you love to exercise and want to improve your performance, you need to see this film!

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