These are hand-picked recommended products from sports dietitian Molly Morgan. They are products that she has found work well for the athletes she has worked with!
Keep in mind, not all products are right for everyone so ALWAYS try products on a practice day or in a training session first - never try something new on a big event or game day.
KIND Snacks Healthy Grains Granola Bars + Justin's Honey Peanut Butter Packs
When you are on the go, having quick snacks with you is a must! These KIND Snacks Healthy Grain granola bars are tasty, oat-based, and 150 calories of energy. Keep a stash of these bars with you for a perfect between game snack. Plus they are available in other flavors like Maple Pumpkin Seed! Plus add a packet of Justin's Honey Peanut Butter for a heartier snack, adding an additional 190 calories and 7 grams of protein.
Tart Cherry Juice
Tart cherry juice has been linked to reduced muscle soreness and improved recovery. When shopping for tart cherry juice, opt for 100% juice like Cheribundi (Pack of 3 $13.74 or $4.58 per bottle) or Montmorency Cherry Juice (Pack of 8 is $40.39 or $5.04 per bottle). For more on the benefits of Tart Cherry Juice, click here.
Honey Stinger Waffles
These little waffles are a go-to for long runs, bike rides, tough workouts, and big games. This variety pack is a great way to try the waffles and pick your favorite flavor. (Molly's favorite flavor: Caramel!)
Nutrition highlights: 170 calories, 7 grams fat, 21 grams carbs, 11 grams sugar, and 1 gram protein
When to have these? It would be recommended to have a waffle about 45 minutes before your workout or game starts or take bites of one throughout your run, bike, workout, or game to keep your energy levels up.
Honey Stinger Chews
During intense workouts lasting longer than one-hour, it is generally recommended to add-in carbohydrates to keep energy levels up. How many carbs to add depends on many factors, including intensity and duration.
Nutrition highlights (per pack): 160 calories, 0 grams fat, 29 grams carbs, 27 grams sugar, and 1 gram protein
When to have these? It would be recommended to take a pack (or more - depending on workout duration) with you on a run, long bike ride, or for an intense event or game.
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For example, a favorite product of mine is pictured below is Klean Athlete Recovery, a delicious refueling product with 41 grams of carbs and 10 grams of protein per scoop.
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Note: These product recommendations are not sponsored recommendations.