Spring Sports Series: On-The-Go Snacks For Young Athletes

March 29, 2012


trail mixAlthough it may be difficult sometimes to eat the proper foods, here’s a list of non-perishable snacks that you can make available before or during exercise.


  • Liquid supplement (frozen)


  • Dried fruit
  • Granola cereal
  • Granola bar/protein bar
  • Mixed nuts
  • Peanut butter sandwich
  • Bagel with peanut butter
  • Pretzels
  • Graham crackers
  • Popcorn
  • Crackers
  • Fig cookies
  • Animal crackers
  • Fruit

Trail Mix Recipe:

  • ½ cup of mixed nuts
  • ½ cup dried fruit (such as raisins)
  • 1 cup oat cereal (or Cheerios®)

Special thanks to Dr. Joseph Chorley for contributing to this article.

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