Your 5 Go-To Emergency Snacks

Healthy eating is the most important thing you can do.  I know, I know, I'm the exercise guy, but if you're eating garbage everyday, you're going to get garbage out of your body in the weight room, track, or your field of play.  Here's a list of my go-to emergency snacks I like to see my clients have on hand.

1.  Nuts and Seeds

Don't get caught up in specifics.  Yes, some nuts are better than others, but as long as they're low salt, I'm happy!

2.  Plain Protein Powder with Cocoa Powder

If you're a chocolate person this works out great.  If not, then skip the cocoa.  Just add water or milk, and you're all set!

3.  An Energy Bar (I like Cliff Bars and Larabars)

Most protein bars taste like crap!  I like high fiber low sugar energy bars.

4.  Piece of Fruit

Whichever one you like.  Apples store a lot better than bananas by the way. 

5.  Peanut Butter Sandwich

Stores well, tastes good, and has a blend of all your macro nutrients.  Try for high fiber whole wheat bread!  And add some honey for taste.