Pinnacle Health and Wellness Blog

Super Snacking

Snacking is part of a college students daily life. Choosing snacks that enhance recovery and performance can be a challenge. There are cookies, candy bars, chips and smoothies around campus but they do not provide the nutrition quality needed by athletes. Snacks for athletes need to include protein and good crabs. Limit the candy and sweetened beverages to avoid hypoglycemic reactions pre and post workouts.

Here are some great snacks for performance and/or recovery:

  • Greek Yogurt & Fresh Fruit
  • Chocolate Milk & Fresh Fruit
  • Clif Bar
  • Peanut Butter & Banana
  • Peanut Butter & Apple
  • Low-Fat Milk & Raisin Bran Cereal

Eat these snack post workout to prepare your body for the next workout or game.