Food & Nutrition
Energy bars for sports
Energy bars are high-carb snacks, particularly suitable for aerobic or endurance sports with high calorie consumption. Their purpose is to help the athlete withstand an effort. But they are not limited to this: they are used as part of the athlete's diet.
Energy bars are rich in carbohydrates and are the ideal allies for those practising aerobic or endurance sports, such as cycling. They are designed to provide energy quickly, without impairing physical performance due to the rapid absorption of nutrients.
Frequently asked questions
What do energy bars contain?
Energy bars contain carbohydrates with different glycaemic indexes, which are important for their integrative function precisely because, by varying the nature of the carbohydrates within them, they are able to achieve rapid and continuous glycaemic restoration. In fact, they are dietary products that enable the supplementation of certain nutrients that can help the athlete’s body to withstand an effort.
When should energy bars be taken?
It is usually advisable to take it before starting physical activity, accompanied by plenty of water.