10 low-effort fitness snacks for maximum gains
Looking for an easy tool to elevate your workout performance and recovery? Break out the snacks.
They may be small, but these nutritious bites have everything you need to power through a session, then kick-start recovery after your Centr Circuit: Elevate workouts.
5 of the best pre-workout snacks
You’ll get more out of your training if you fuel first. With carbohydrates and protein, these snacks have the goods to power your muscles, focus your mind and help bring the intensity.
1. Choc PB & J Protein Cups
Tasty treats to drive epic strength feats! (And equally awesome rhymes).
2. Lemon & Raspberry Microwave Mug Cake
An efficient and effective workout calls for an equally efficient snack. With carbs from bananas, this mug will fill up your belly fast, and deliver an energy boost.
3. Dan’s Date, Sesame & Cashew Bliss Balls
Before you bust out the slam ball, get your motor running by slamming down some of Dan’s Bliss Balls.
4. Dan’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
When you’re working on your staying power, you can’t go past oats. They’re low GI, which means just one of Dan’s cookies can take you a long way.
5. Choc Almond Puffed Rice Slice
Whether it’s rice cakes or this sweet rice slice, the puffed stuff provides plenty of fuel for your muscles to work hard.
5 snacks to kickstart your post-workout recovery
If you’re doing recovery right, the food you eat plays a big part. Think drinks to replenish lost fluids, protein for muscle repair and healthy fats to help reduce inflammation.
1. Angie’s Watermelon Sports Drink
According to famed athletes The Wiggles, Wednesday is watermelon day. But we say any day you’ve had a long, sweaty session or trained in the heat is a day you should call on Angie’s DIY sports drink to rehydrate.
2. Dan’s High-protein Cottage Cheese Ice Cream
If someone told you there was post-workout ice cream, would you be more likely to get it done? Of course you would! To make this high-protein treat work even harder for your recovery, Dan’s added dark chocolate – a source of magnesium to help ease muscle soreness.
3. Dan’s Chocolate Coconut Protein Pudding
The best way to thank your muscles for doing all those burpees. (Because there will be burpees).
4. Dan’s Mayo-free Tuna Salad Snack
Barely able to move after Luke and Alexz have put you through the wringer? As long as you have the strength to crack open a can of tuna, your recovery is good to go.
5. Dan’s Eggs with Everything Bagel Seasoning
Dan swears by the protein and healthy fats in hard-boiled eggs for his recovery. And he’s pumping up the flavor for you with his simple DIY everything bagel seasoning.More ways to eat better – for training and for life
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