No matter how you choose to get in some movement every day, you deserve to reward yourself. Maybe you jogged around your neighborhood or completed a muscle-toning yoga flow — perhaps you just took a leisurely walk with a friend! Whatever form of fitness fits your personality, you should celebrate putting in the work and moving your body.
So, we tapped cocktail master and owner of beverage consulting firm Spirit & Spoon, Karl Steuk to create four inventive craft mocktails to pair with different fitness vibes. Keep reading, then get to mixing.
After an intense sweat sesh, cool off with this zingy, berry-forward drink that will help you keep your energy levels up and moving long after your workout.
- V8 +Energy® Pomegranate Blueberry
Add mint, blueberries, and a healthy squeeze of lime into rocks glass, then muddle. Add ice. Top with V8 +Energy® Pomegranate Blueberry. Garnish with mint.
Reach for this sweet, smoothie-esque mocktail after a restorative flow to keep the good vibes going.
- 4 oz. V8® Fruit & Vegetable Blends Strawberry Banana
Muddle strawberries, basil, and a squeeze of lemon into the bottom of a rocks glass. Add ice and top with V8® Fruit & Vegetable Blends Strawberry Banana. Garnish with a few basil leaves.
After a heart-pumping hike, you'll want to reward yourself with this spicy concoction that's just as hot as you are.
- V8® Spicy Hot 100% Vegetable Juice
- 2 dashes of Worcestershire
- Tabasco (optional)
Combine a squeeze of fresh lemon, Worcestershire sauce, and tabasco (if you’re daring!) in a collins glass. Add ice. Top with V8® Spicy Hot Vegetable Juice and stir gently. Add a crisp stalk of celery as a garnish.
For a post-run pick-me-up, stir up one of these zesty, energy-packed drinks for an extra boost.
- 4 oz. V8 +Energy® Orange Pineapple
- 1/2 oz. lime juice
Add V8 +Energy® Orange Pineapple and lime juice into a rocks or collins glass over ice. Garnish with microplaned cinnamon or cinnamon powder.
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Credits: Illustrator: Florencia Fuertes; Visual Designer: Mia Coleman