Snacks for Marathoners, Athletes, Triathletes
Its quite simple to understand what a fit athlete should have. Usage of high quality ingredients in snacks is key. We want you to make your own snacks at home as they are fresher and you know what goes it. Use of good protein and fat is the key. This site is targeted to Vegetarians and hence we look at good option to have like nuts, paneer and buckwheat to give you the protein. You must look to uses good fats as that is what will give you energy during a long distance race lasting over 2 hours and can go upto 17 hours like an Ironman.
Pre Workout Snacks for Endurance Athletes
You need to top up your fuel before a long event. So it should have a combination of healthy carbs, fats and protein. For a marathon you need to have something 2 to 3 hours before a race. Try these recipes during your training to see if it suits your stomach. For those who like Oats then try Oatmeal Almond Milk with Apples. Note we have done away with milk and replaced it will protein rich Almond Milk. Here is another variation with Oranges Oatmeal Almond Milk with Oranges. Our favourite addition to pre meal race is Homemade Peanut Butter and Homemade Almond Butter. So you can have some Oats and also almond butter to fuel you for your race. This gives more calories for races like Ironman or Ultra Marathons. If you wish to try a healthy smoothie or juice then look at Athletes, Triathlete Smoothies, Juices, Drinks Recipes
Snacks on the Go for Endurance Athletes
The easiest option is to have some snack you can carry with you or keep in your office. We highly recommend Homemade Peanut Butter and not store bought. Its so easy to make and just has 2 ingredients in it, Peanuts and Organic coconut oil. Takes 15 minutes to make and is very good on the stomach and it has coconut oil. Note the peanut butter will last for over 15 days even without refrigeration. Whats great is that there is ZERO sugar or unhealthy oils in this recipe.
Snacks to carry to work for Endurance Athletes
We have been using and testing Oatmeal based recipes for work and they are super. If you have a fridge at work, then just dump the oatmeal recipes in it. We have used Almond Milk, Oats and Fruits in many combinations for these snacks. Try Oatmeal Almond Milk with Apples this Vegan friendly snack. You want it even healthier then use Buckwheat which is a whole grain used in this recipe instead of Oats Buckwheat Groats Porridge. Also buckwheat will give protein to a Vegetarian.
Paneer (Cottage Cheese) Snacks for Endurance Athletes
Full fat paneer is a super food for Athletes. It gives the good fat and keeps you fuller for a longer time. We have Malai Paneer Dill Balls, Malai Paneer Bell Pepper Balls and lots more of these recipes. These recipes are good source of Fat and Protein and low in Carbs. Remember what fuels the body for endurance athletes is FATS.
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