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Three Kick-in-the-Mass Post-Workout Shake Recipes

Three Kick-in-the-Mass Post-Workout Shake Recipes

Now you have the knowledge of what you need to take your post-workout shake to the next level, you can now utilize some of the ingredients mentioned in Post-Workout Protein Shakes with these three recipes below. Each of these recipes have been created with different goals in mind (i.e. performance recovery, weight gain, and meal replacement).

Be sure to give them a shot, but don’t be afraid to alter the macronutrients or be innovative to create some recipes of your own – mix and match ingredients to find amazing new flavor and macronutrient combinations that FUEL YOUR AMBITION!

RECIPE 1: The Post-Workout Powerhouse

This shake is intended to provide immediate muscle recovery & growth stimulus in the post-workout timeframe. For a complete recovery and proper nutritional satisfaction, it is highly recommended that a whole-foods meal rich in protein, carbs & healthy fats be consumed 1 – 2 hours following consumption of this shake.


  • 1 – 2 cups water
  • 25g – 50g Hydrolyzed Whey Protein (any flavor)
  • 5g BCAAs (unflavored)
  • 30g Dextrose OR Maltodextrin
  • 5g Creatine Monohydrate (Creapure)
  • 1 cup ice


Add water first, then all other ingredients into blender. Blend until smooth.

RECIPE 2: The Kick-in-the-Mass Weight Gainer

Because this shake is intended for healthy weight gain, the calories are extremely high. To limit fat gain, make sure that you are eating in only a slight caloric surplus of 300-500 calories per day. The macronutrients of this shake can be altered accordingly if they are too high for your preference.


  • 1 cup Instant Oats
  • 16oz whole milk
  • 25g Impact Whey Protein (any flavor)
  • 5g Creatine Monohydrate (Creapure)
  • 2tbs Peanut Butter OR natural almond butter OR natural cashew butter
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup ice


Add instant oats first – blend until a finely ground powder results. Add milk – blend until oats are dissolved. Add all other ingredients – blend until a smooth, creamy texture is acquired.

RECIPE 3: The Hunky-Monkey Meal Replacement

This shake provides a mixture of fast & slow digesting proteins, simple & complex carbs, healthy fats and ample fiber – all the attributes of a well-rounded meal, but in a tasty and convenient shake intended to leave you satisfied and full after a strenuous workout. After this shake, you’re going to feel like anything but a chunky primate!


  • 16oz skim- or low-fat milk
  • 25g – 50g Impact Whey (chocolate nut or chocolate smooth flavor)
  • 2tbs Peanut Butter
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup ice


Add milk first, then all other ingredients into blender. Blend until smooth.

Our articles should be used for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended to be taken as medical advice. If you’re concerned, consult a health professional before taking dietary supplements or introducing any major changes to your diet.

Jacob Masters

Jacob Masters

Writer and expert

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