Top 5 Pre-Workout Snacks To Fuel Your Workout
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Top 5 Pre-Workout Snacks To Fuel Your Workout
Published on: 01th Dec,2016
Last Updated on: 25th Jul,2022

Want to lose weight? gain weight? get ripped? No matter what your fitness goal is, how intensely you train, what gives you the penultimate result is NUTRITION.

There is a saying in the fitness industry, “Muscles are made in the kitchen” because in the gym you engage your muscles, while the rest of the time you fuel them. And that is when you begin witnessing the changes.

You may be a fit person who trains insanely and abstains from calories. But if you want your body to deliver like a supercar you gotta top off with high octane fuel and that means eating clean and right ahead of your workouts.

Let’s hunt for the best 5 pre-workout foods to get you going for an intense workout session:

  1. Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a fibre rich source of slowly digested complex carbs, it keeps your blood sugar constant for long periods of time, keeping you fuelled up for hours. Apart from the macros, oatmeal in Vitamin B, Vitamin E, Zinc. Bonus, it has some protein too. This pre-workout food is surely bound to give you the stamina to pull off an intense workout.


  1. Almonds & Banana

One of the most easily available and convenient pre-workout foods.10-12 Almonds and a banana is all you require to gear up for your workouts. The starch and sugar in bananas help you get going. This combination is the perfect blend of protein, carbs and fat.

Almonds & Banana

  1. Peanut Butter Sandwich

 Munch on 2 table spoon of peanut butter along with 1 slice of brown or multigrain bread. You can label it as one of the tastiest and most effective pre-workout snack out there. Peanut butter is rich in protein and good fat while multigrain bread will load you with carbs.

Peanut Butter Sandwich

  1. Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes feature in many a bodybuilder's daily diet. It’s a top source of carbohydrate, meaning they're a good source of energy for anyone heading to the gym. It’s loaded with fibre and potassium, which is essential for helping to controlling appetite, burn fat, maintain healthy digestion and build muscle. Just 1 cup of boiled sweet potato is all you need to brace yourself for a rigorous workout session.

Sweet Potatoes

  1. Cottage Cheese(Paneer) and Apple

 Cottage cheese is a quick and easy protein-packed choice for pre-workout snacking. Add fruits like apple, pear or berries for energy and fibre to up your game.

Cottage Cheese(Paneer) and Apple

Make sure you eat at least 30 minutes before your workout. Try eating snacks high in carbs (your pre-workout BFF giving you the energy you need) and protein (repairs and builds muscle).

There are plenty of choices when it comes to pre-workout food, you’ll probably need to experiment with what works for you and caters to your personal goals.

Keep the meals light, stay hydrated and enjoy your workouts with FITPASS.

Also Read :- What to Eat After your Workouts

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