Keeping Your Fuel Tank Full

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Timing is everything.

Properly fueling before, during, and after any workout, game, or practice with high quality food is important for optimizing energy, performance, and recovery. Here are a few of our favorite on-the-go snacks to keep your gas tank full on the road. 


*Portion sizes can be adjusted based on individual needs and goals.


Pre-workout/practice/game snacks:

  • Overnight oats with mixed berries and collagen peptides
  • Apple slices with almond butter
  • Grass-fed beef stick + 1/2 a banana
  • A Fueling bar: SportFuel Bar, RX Bars, Bulletproof, Mark’s Primal, Mad Macro
  • Fresh berries with organic cottage cheese and raw honey
  • Hardboiled egg with sea salt + plantain crisps or sweet potato chips
  • UCAN® Superstarch in water 30 min prior to training

During workout/practice/game snacks

  • 1 cup grapes
  • 1 apple
  • 1 orange
  • 4 dates
  • 1 cup cubed watermelon 
  • 1 cup mango slices 
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup mixed berries
  • 1 oz beet or plantain chips 
  • Stay hydrated by adding electrolytes to water, or drinking coconut water or a sports drink without artificial colorings/flavors. 
  • For intense sessions, more liquid carbohydrates might be needed. Try adding Vitargo® unflavored carbs to your electrolytes.

Post-workout/practice/game snacks

  • Take any of the “During” snacks and add 2 tbsp of a nut or seed butter, coconut flakes, ground chia seeds, flax meal, KitchFix granola, or organic beef or turkey jerky (Paleo Valley, Epic, Nick’s Sticks).
  • Mixed berry smoothie with collagen protein + 1/4 avocado + UCAN®Superstarch
  • Hardboiled egg with sea salt and fresh fruit
  • Jackson’s Honest sweet potato chips or beet chips dipped in organic, full-fat cottage cheese or guacamole
  • Organic raw pressed juice (beets, carrot, berries, mixed greens, or other fruits) with collagen peptides

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