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10 Delicious Snacks to Boost Your Gym Performance

10 Delicious Snacks to Boost Your Gym Performance

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    May 07, 2015   Author : admin

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A snack, before and after weight training or run, is a very important thing. Most websites offer poor selection of tasteless, non-edible snacks. How can you force yourself to eat that? We’d like to draw your attention to 10 delicious snacks that every athlete (amateur or pro) should try.

1. Chunky Monkey Cocktail

Mix 1 medium banana with 1 tablespoon of peanut butter and 1 cup of low-fat chocolate milk in a blender. Add some ice.

2. Double G Shake

Fitness model and personal trainer Rachel Guy recommends to add 1 spoonful glutamine to a greens drink (or any other healthy drink).

3. Double Trouble Cocktail

Mix ½ tablespoon of whey protein, ½ tablespoon of slowly digestible casein protein and a handful of your favorite fresh or frozen fruit.

4. Banana Pop

Combine a medium slice of a banana with a cup of skim milk. Simplicity itself!

5. Green Monster Smoothie

It’s a favorite recipe of Claudine Morgan. Blend 4 cups spinach, ½ cup of vanilla yogurt, 1 banana, and 1 tablespoon of peanut butter with ice.

6. Protein Bar

Look for bars, containing 10-30g of protein and less than 10g of sugar. Make sure it contains the smallest quantity of the ingredients you can’t pronounce!

7. First Aid of Cottage Cheese

One cup of fat-free cottage cheese, 1 teaspoon of honey, ½ cup of corn flakes, and a pinch of cinnamon will make you feel good. 

8. Apples and Cheese

Tease your taste buds with an apple sandwich and a stick of low-fat cheese.

9. Chocolate Shake

  • 1 cup of milk (you can use peanut or coconut milk)
  • 1 very ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon bitter cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon almond or peanut butter
  • 1 cube of protein

10. Orange and Pumpkin Smoothie

  • 2 oranges
  • 300g of pumpkin
  • 6 dried apricots
  • 2 teaspoons of honey

* Blend the ingredients for 2-3 minutes until it becomes smooth.


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Written by Polina Tikhonova

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