Midday MUSCLE BUILDING Foods – 5 Healthy High Protein Snacks

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When it comes to building muscle you’ve probably been told that your ultimate results are dependent on your nutrition in large part. Well, the meals that trips most guys up on their path to more muscle are the midday and midmorning snacks. In this video I show you 5 healthy snacks that you can use that are not only easy to prepare but have the right protein content in them to keep you from losing the muscle you’ve been working out hard to build.

Some of the keys to a good muscle building snack are that they have to be the following:

– High in protein
– Contain some carbs
– Must be portable
– Must be easy to prepare (minimal prep time)
– Must be able to be eaten quickly and discreetly

It’s this last point that most healthy snacks miss. Sometimes you work a job that doesn’t allow you to take a designated lunch time. When that’s the case you have to be able to eat on the run and sometimes continue on with work while you do it.

Things like the protein shake that you can sip on without making a big deal out of it, the turkey jerky and finger food grape tomatoes does the same thing. Protein bars (particularly the ones not loaded in sugar that make great muscle building meal options) are always great since they are super portable.

Look, most guys want to build a bigger body, develop more muscle and look better and they do every chest workout, back workout, and six pack abs workout they can to do it, but they overlook the most important component that must be there if they are to ever see the results of their workout efforts…and that is great nutrition.

Start with these 5 healthy muscle building high protein snacks and then head to to get the “X”-Factor meal plan that comes with the 90 day workout program that provides you with 40+ more options for building muscle with even more breakfast, lunch and dinner options! If you want to look like an athlete, you’ve got to eat like an athlete. Now you can!

  • I don't care how loud i am if it means GAINNNNZZZZ

  • Not a nutritious meal, but when I was in high school, in my morning class (English, for anyone who may care), one of my classmates brought in a small bottle of milk, a bowl, spoon, and a box of cereal. Sat there and ate it in the middle of class. lmao

  • what is a good cheap protein bar ?

  • Hard boil 6 eggs the night before. Take the yolks out after shelling them…they'll stay cold in ur lunch box. For carbs bring 1 slice of whole wheat bread. But use 2 cold blocks…one won't be enough. Also look into quinoa and sprinkle some olive oil and low fat cheddar on it…..you can also keep that cold. Oh and don't tell me you don t like the smell or taste of eggs…..if you want to look good…ur gonna need them. Cheap and easy protein. Doesn't get better than that. Protein packed for the next day.

  • Suggestions for a 21 year old who is low on energy, lately I am struggling to stay awake. Getting up in the morning is an issue

  • ice pack

  • is canned good good for you even if its veghi stew

  • hey jeff i was wondering what brands of protein bars and shakes/supplements are goodto get

  • Jeff can you do a video about when to take supplements. I don't know when the best time to take my amino acids and after I workout I eat my lunch so should I take my post workout with my meal???? Just a video about when to take supplements and combining with meals or not would be helpful

  • I am a free safety in football I'm pretty skinny but I want to gain muscle mass but still continue to get faster

  • lol the nuts

  • "Be careful for your nuts"
    — Jeff Cavaliere 2010

  • This is such an excellent channel. Thank you for your work.

  • I love the idea of cereal with nuts. I'm in class all day 3x a week and I can relate to your previous situation. Not to mention, carb loaded snacks get tiring and are definitely unfilling.

  • Who's watching in 2016! Awesome channel, cant believe how long it took me to find this this!

  • Who cares if your protein shake is cold?..seriously? A Luke warm shake enters your blood stream faster anyway..

  • Best channel out there led by the sharpest guy out there!!

  • its hard to get low sugar highprotein bars.

  • Why are your pecks so low? 😶

  • What about a tuna fiscal can?

  • There are hardly any carbs in tomatoes

  • Heyy from greecee!!

  • "Thermos bag" umm a lunch box?

  • Beef Jerky is expensive as FUCK


  • Hey Jeff, I'm Rohan from India. There are a lot of Indians here who follow your advice. We incorporate every bit of your techniques that you teach us in our workouts and it actually helps. One really big barrier is that a lot of us out here, don't eat nonveg. That being said, my issue isn't commitment. If given a right "VEG" diet, I shall stick to it for life. Please, please, please do a video talking about the vegetarian foods that one can have to get a physic like yours. Regards, Rohan. ☺️

  • YES!!! i can eat beef jerky !!!! my fav protein snack :D, just wish it didnt have so much salt


  • Can you address nutrition for diabetics (me) who want to gain muscle but keep carbs and sugar down so my glucose doesn't shoot up through the ceiling? Does your AX1 program address issues for diabetics? Love your videos.

  • I wish I could get beef jerky easily.🙄

  • Hello, is raw almonds, pistachios, cranberries, and raisins a good trail mix?

  • lol when he was talking about the beef jerky i thought he said "I think theyre made of OSTRICH"

  • Jeff, I appreciate your videos. I am a YouTube subscriber, but not yet an AthleanX'er–if you will; strongly considering though. I have a question about body symmetry and proportion. Do you discuss symmetry and proportion or plan workouts with these in mind, and perhaps 'fixes' if a muscle group seems to be going rogue…? Thanks! -Josh (Chattanooga, TN)