Snacks on-the-go for athletes

Although it may be difficult sometimes to eat the proper foods, provided is a list of non-perishable snacks that you can make available to your young athlete before or during exercise.


  • Liquid supplement (frozen)


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

Trail mix recipe

  • 1/2 cup mixed nuts
  • 1/2 cup dried fruit (e.g., raisins)
  • 1 cup oat cereal (or Cheerios®)


Date Reviewed

Tuesday, July 16, 2013