Pre-workout Snacks

Apple Slices and Yogurt Peanut Butter Dip

preworkout snacks
Apple Slices and Yogurt Peanut Butter Dip
Mix nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt with peanut butter and cinnamon to make an extra creamy dip that goes well with apple slices (use one medium apple) and offers the right amount of energy for your workout.

http://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Low-Calorie-Peanut-Butter-Snack-Made-Apples-Greek-Yogurt-22181698 (Extra creamy dip)

Source: Jenny Sugar

Mango Energy Balls

mango energy balls
Mango Energy Balls
You can make a batch of these mango quinoa coconut energy balls well before your next workout, then freeze any extra for months. The blend of vegan ingredients offers you just the right amount of proteins and carbs to fuel you through any workout.

http://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Mango-Energy-Bar-Recipe-Video-31055860(Mango Energy Balls)

Source: POPSUGAR Studios

Protein Smoothie

protein smoothie
Protein Smoothie
An easy-to-digest protein smoothie is a great option if you need to fuel up before a workout, and this vanilla protein smoothie is perfect. Slightly sweet and simple to make, you can whip this up not too long before your workout. For more smoothies, check out our healthy smoothie recipes roundup.

http://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Low-Calorie-Protein-Smoothie-Workouts-23891574 (Protein Smoothie)

Source: Leta Shy

Fruit and Oatmeal

fruit and oatmeal
Fruit and Oatmeal
For a long run or intense workout, you need the right fuel to keep your energy up. A small bowl of plain oatmeal (not the packaged kind), a little sweetener, and a sliced banana will keep you full and ready to go.

Source: Instagram user fitnessmotivation92

Peanut Butter Protein Balls

peanutbutter protein ball
Peanut Butter Protein Balls
These peanut butter protein balls are a quick fix when you need a new pre-workout snack. They are a cinch to make and chances are you already have all the ingredients you need in your kitchen.

http://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Protein-Ball-Recipe-30418497(Peanut Butter Protein Balls)

Source: Lizzie Fuhr

Hummus and Microgreen Toast

hummus and micro green toast
Hummus and Microgreen Toast
Topping toast simply with hummus and microgreens helps fuel your workout with carbs and protein, not to mention an extra hydration kick from the greens.

Source: Instagram user willowheath

Trail Mix

trail mix
Trail Mix
Trail mix is the ultimate grab-and-go snack, but make sure you choose your trail mix wisely; store-bought mix can include too much salt, preservatives, or sugary candies to be beneficial to your goals. Try making your own with dried fruit, nuts, and seeds for the right mix to fuel your workout. Here are more tips on making healthy trail mix.

http://www.popsugar.com/fitness/How-Make-Healthy-Trail-Mix-22442511(Trail Mix)

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Yogurt and Fruit

yogurt and fruit
Yogurt and Fruit
Simple and satisfying: Greek yogurt topped with freshly sliced fruit is the perfect pre-workout snack for any time of day.

Source: Instagram user Moshirl

Bananas, Yogurt, and Cereal

bananas yogurt and cereal
Bananas, Yogurt, and Cereal
Adding cereal to this fruit and yogurt mix will give your snack a satisfying crunch; the mix of sliced bananas and cereal will give you a much-needed carb dose for your workout.

Source: Instragram user healthyria

Honey Almond Butter and Apple

honey almond butter and apple
Honey Almond Butter and Apple
Just like dessert: mix one banana, a spoonful of honey, a scoop of protein powder, a tablespoon of cocoa powder, and one tablespoon of almond butter together; spread on apple slices; and enjoy. This snack will sustain you during any intense workout!

Source: Instagram user fitncleanmom

Fruit and Nut Bars

fruit and but bars
Fruit and Nut Bars
You can make a whole batch of these fruit and nut bars at the beginning of the week and throw them into your gym bag as necessary. At only 150 calories, these all-natural bars will give you the energy you need and nothing else!

http://www.popsugar.com/fitness/How-Make-Fruit-Nut-Bars-21242220?stream_view=1#photo-21258359(Fruit and Nut Bars)

Source: Jenny Sugar

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