Here's What to Eat Before a Workout

Need some ideas for what to eat before you workout? 

Here's a list of my favorite grab & go pre-workout snacks!

Don’t let the “pre-workout” label fool you – they actually make for a healthy snack any time of day!

These snacks all have 3 things in common.

They are portable, require almost no effort to prepare, and they taste great.

And even better… they won’t weigh you down during your workout.

  1. 1 tbsp peanut or almond butter on a medium banana or an apple.
  2. 100 calorie package of nuts
  3. ½ cup (40 g) (dry) oatmeal with 1 cup (240 ml) of your favorite milk and handful of berries
  4. 2 rice cakes with 1 tbsp almond butter and banana slices
  5. 1 hard-boiled egg with handful of berries or grapes
  6. Deli meat roll-ups: 2-3 slices of uncured turkey rolled up inside a mini whole-grain tortilla
  7. Single serving (150 g) of low-fat, low-sugar Greek yogurt. 

My first choice is the rice cake snack which I like because it is a good combo of protein, fat and carbs, and it’s crunchy and sweet.

My second choice is yogurt which I like because I can just grab a single serving a container from the kitchen and I’m ready to go, not to mention it's great for your gut!

My third choice hard-boiled eggs with fruit which I like because it's high protein and portable with a small ice pack. This is usually what I bring in the morning to snack on between clients.

The whole idea of a pre-workout snack is to give your body the right amount of fuel to make it through your workout feeling strong, without a rumbling stomach by the end!

If you like easy nutrition and recipe ideas like these, you’ll love all the resources I provide in my programs. 

I specialize in easy-to-prepare meals that not only taste great but help you eat right for your personal goals.

Did you know that one of the MOST OVERLOOKED aspects of true success in your workouts happens BEFore you even do a single rep.

Question: What is it?

Answer: It’s what you do to PREPARE for your workouts.

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This guide covers the basics – from pre-workout meals/drinks and your warmup. 

And then it goes even further, outlining everything from planning ahead, to mindset work, to critical lifestyle factors that can help you:

  • Have a GREAT workout (and actually ENJOY it), and
  • Reach (and exceed) your goals.

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