Veggies and Fruit: This choice is simple to transport and they’re packed with the nutrients your body needs. Share some carrots with your horse or a few slices of fruit with fellow riders. Easy to pack raw fruits and veggies will give you some added energy without weighing you down. A handful of dried fruit can also give an athlete a quick energy burst (but don’t overdo it because you will eat too much sugar very quickly). Remember, the natural sugars found in whole foods are recognized by your body and can be used as fuel, but be sure to avoid added sugars and syrups, as well as preservatives that are often found in pre-sliced fruit and veggie snacks.
Suggestions: Carrots, Celery, Cucumbers, Cherry Tomatoes, Apples, Oranges, Berries
Tip: Try adding a few more veggies to every meal you have too
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