Whether you train at the gym, on the trail, or out on the road you’ll need to fuel your workout if you plan to be sweating for more than an hour or so. Even if you only train during your lunch break, it can be hard to balance eating and exercising to make sure you feel fueled up not full up.
Energy and nutrition bars make a great choice for athletes, adventurers, or anyone who can be too busy to sit down and snack. Gone are the days of the putty-like bar that required a significant jaw workout before you could swallow it, today’s energy bars use natural ingredients in delicious combinations and deserve a place in every pantry.
We’ve picked our favorite bars to stuff in our pockets for bike rides and keep handy in our gym bags and glove compartments.
Here are the best nutrition bars you can buy:
- Best nutrition bar overall: Untapped Maple Waffle
- Best pre-workout nutrition bar: Honey Stinger Organic Cracker N’ Nut Butter Snack Bars
- Best filling whole food nutrition bar: Bonk Breaker PB and J
- Best nutrition bar for sensitive stomachs: Picky Bar
- Best nutrition bar for digestibility: Science in Sport Go Energy Bar
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