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High-protein snacks for athletes on the go

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Smart snacking is the best way to keep you going. It fuels your body, boosts your energy and helps you focus – great if you’re constantly on the move. However, a busy lifestyle often means being tempted to go for the most convenient option, rather than the healthiest – we know! But we also know there are plenty of healthy snacks out there that are quick, convenient, simple and satisfying – especially with it comes to feeding hungry muscles. To help you out here are 5 of the best protein rich snacks for athletes on the go.

Cottage cheese

Cottage cheese is high in protein and a good source of nutrients. What’s best: it makes a great snack. Mix it with your favorite nuts and berries. And if you prefer savory, eat it with tuna.

Vegetable sticks with hummus

Make your own hummus with chickpeas, olive oil, lemon, garlic and tahini. All these ingredients make a combination bursting with nutrients. Put it into an empty jar along with some chopped carrots, celery or cucumber and take with you.

Mixed nuts

Nuts are one of the most convenient snacks you can choose for on the go. Mix pistachios and almonds with dried fruits for a quick, tasty source of protein.

Banana and peanut butter sandwich

Sounds unhealthy right? Not if you do it the Freeletics way: rye bread, bananas and natural peanut butter. Satisfy your sweet tooth the healthy way.

Hard-boiled eggs

Loaded with proteins, vitamins and minerals, eggs are amongst the healthiest foods on the planet. Without a doubt one of the best snacks you can go for. Our tip: Boil enough on Sunday night to last for the week. Peel, season, and eat on the go.

Remember, every good input, results in an even better output. The right nutrition means improved performance. At work, on the go, after training: Always Eat Clean.

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