Fuel Properly to Increase Your Performance
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 to 50 percent more energy to muscles than glucose alone.
The PowerBar Performance Energy Bar in Banana.
Eat one bar 30 to 60 minutes before exercise. For events lasting over 1 hour, eat one to two bars per hour during your exercise. It's time to take your performance levels to new heights.
Frequently Asked Questions
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 to 4 hours before exercise.
- Consume a bar as a carb-based snack 30 to 60 minutes before exercise.
- Consume one to two 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 to 50 percent more energy to muscles than glucose alone, and can help improve endurance performance by 8 percent.*
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.
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 to 1840 mg per liter of sweat
Potassium: 156 to 312 mg per liter
Calcium: 120 to 160 mg per liter
Why do PowerBar Performance Energy Bars freeze?
Because PowerBar Performance Energy bars contain 1.5 to 4 grams 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.
*Currell K, Jeukendrup A. Superior endurance performance with ingestion of multiple transportable carbohydrates. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2008; 40:275-281.
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