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When you’re a serious athlete competing at the highest levels of exercise intensity and duration, fueling up right can make a huge impact on how you feel and perform. PowerBar Performance Energy Bars are formulated with PowerBar C2MAX dual source energy blend: a 2:1 glucose to fructose blend found to deliver 20–50% more energy to muscles than glucose alone.

Eat 1 bar 30–60 minutes before exercise. For events lasting over 1 hour, eat 1–2 bars per hour during your exercise. It’s time to take your performance levels to new heights.

    Fuel properly to increase your performance
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When to eat PowerBar® Performance Energy Bar

Eat 1 bar 30-60 minutes before exercise. For events lasting over 1 hour, eat 1-2 bars per hour of exercise.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 bar
Calories 240
Calories from fat 30
* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Amount/Serving % DV*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 200mg 8%
Potassium 260mg 3%
Total Carb 45g 15%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 25g
Protein 8g 18%
• Vitamin A 0% • Vitamin C 70% • Calcium 25% • Iron 25% Thiamin 15% • Riboflavin 10% • Vitamin B6 25%
Ingredients
Dual Source Energy Blend (cane invert syrup, maltodextrin, fructose, dextrose), oat bran (contains wheat), soy protein isolate, alkalized cocoa, brown rice flour, and less than 2% of: high oleic canola oil, vegetable glycerin, calcium phosphate, salt, chocolate, potassium phosphate, sugar, natural flavor, ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), partially defatted peanut flour, nonfat milk, ground almonds, ferrous fumarate (iron), pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), thiamin hydrochloride (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2).
General FAQs

FAQs for PowerBar® Performance Energy Bar

  • What are PowerBar® Performance Energy Bars?

    A blend of proteins and nutrients that can help you prepare for intense training and high-endurance athletic competition.

  • How can I use PowerBar® Performance Energy Bars?

    PowerBar Performance Energy Bars are designed to help meet the energy demands of athletes competing at the highest levels of exercise intensity and duration.

    Here are some ways you can incorporate these bars into your training plan:

    • Use them as part of a carbohydrate-based meal 2-4 hours before exercise.
    • Consume a bar as a carb-based snack 30-60 minutes before exercise.
    • Consume 1-2 bars per hour during exercise that lasts for over an hour.
    • Use them interchangeably with other PowerBar Performance Energy products.
  • What kind of energy do PowerBar® Performance Energy Bars provide?

    These bars provide maximum energy to your muscles with PowerBar C2MAX dual source energy blend: a 2:1 glucose to fructose blend that's been shown to deliver 20-50% more energy to muscles than glucose alone, and can help improve endurance performance by 8%.*

    Endurance athletes and exercise enthusiasts need to eat a carbohydrate-based diet on a daily basis in order to load up on muscle fuel stores of glycogen before exercise. If you're one of these athletes, you also need carbs to sustain your energy stores on the course.


    *Currell K, Jeukendrup A. Superior endurance performance with ingestion of multiple transportable carbohydrates. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2008; 40:275-281.

  • Do PowerBar® Performance Energy Bars provide electrolytes?

    Yes. Each bar contains 200 mg sodium, a key electrolyte lost when you sweat. Loss of sodium from sweating is associated with muscle cramping in some athletes.

    Average Quantities of Electrolytes Lost in Sweat:

    Sodium: 920-1840 mg per liter of sweat
    Potassium:
    156-312 mg per liter
    Calcium:
    120-160 mg per liter

  • Why do PowerBar® Performance Energy Bars freeze?

    Because PowerBar Performance Energy bars contain 1.5-4g of fat and have a water base, you may find that they freeze in colder weather. To retain its soft texture, keep your PowerBar Performance Energy Bar close to your body for warmth.

  • How long will my PowerBar® Performance Energy Bars last?

    Each PowerBar Performance Energy Bar is stamped with a "best by" date. We recommend that you use them by the "best by" date to ensure you're enjoying our best quality product and receiving the full nutritional benefits of the product.