June 05, 2018

The challenges of endurance sports, whether you’re tackling an Ironman triathlon, running a half marathon or powering through an after-work mountain bike ride, can be demanding on the body. Treat your joints and aches with an SP2 Spirulina Carrot, Ginger and Tumeric smoothie to ease the pains associated with endurance sports (and treat yourself to this zesty, tropical and nutritious smoothie containing essential vitamins, minerals, and clean sources of protein).


  • 1 cube of SP2 Spirulina
  • 1 blood or navel orange, peel and white pith removed
  • 1 large carrot, scrubbed, coarsely chopped
  • ½ cup frozen mango chunks
  • ⅔ cup coconut water
  • 1 tablespoon shelled raw hemp seeds
  • ¾ teaspoon finely grated peeled ginger
  • 1½ teaspoons finely grated peeled turmeric
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of kosher salt


  1. Blend together in a high-speed blender
  2. Drink and enjoy!


Fresh SP2 Spirulina is made from soft-cell algae, one of nature’s richest sources of plant-based protein that’s extremely easy for humans to digest.Ithas no flavor, no odor, a neutral texture, and won’t change the taste of your food, so have no fear and obtain the iron, antioxidants, beta-carotene, potassium, protein, calcium and B vitamins you need you need with ease.

James Beaumier (@Cycling__Chef) is an Executive Chef with Specialized Bicycle Components. Creating healthy dishes that are exciting and taste great drives him to continue evolving healthy meals and snacks. James is a Cat2 rider on the road and can be found racing his bike across California.

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