Teaching Tuesday: Snacking the Right Way

 As we continue the conversation of healthy eating during the day, snacks are also important to fueling and recovery. Whether the snack is eaten during the school day, after school, or after practice, it is crucial that athletes are choosing foods that are healthy for them and not full of sugar. Fueling the right way will help with recovery and preformance in practices throughout the week. Never underestimate the power of consuming healthy food and drinking tons of water throughout the day, every day!

Here are a few examples of healthy snack foods for after school, from SwimSwam:

  • Peanut butter and jelly sandwich
  • Applesauce
  • Nuts
  • Fruit and yogurt smoothies
  • String cheese
  • Whole grain crackers and cheese

For more information about healthy food options to fuel swimmers, check out this additional article:

 
    
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