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Tested: Omnibar

Very few energy bars contain just a handful of ingredients. Even fewer contain sweet potatoes. And fewer still contain beef and sweet potatoes. Needless to say, the Omnibar is not your typical energy bar. Sure, it comes in a bright wrapper, and it’s a long and thin

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Tested: Honey Stinger All Natural Sports Nutrition

While I readily consume highly-processed food substitutes while training and racing, I try to eat as naturally as possible under normal circumstances. Steel cut oats rather than instant oatmeal. Baked potatoes instead of potato chips. Honey instead of sugar. By that logic, I should be head-over-heels in

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Tested: Bonk Breaker Energy Bar

Bonking is never fun. It hurts, and it usually means your ride is over. Bonk Breaker Energy Bars, on the other hand, will keep you going mile after mile, hopefully preventing any potential bonks along the way. I never even noticed these bars till this past March,

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Tested: Good Greens Bar

The Good Greens Bar. It sounds like a block of spinach and broccoli disguised as an energy bar, but (fortunately) that’s not the case at all. The bar actually tastes great and could pass for a chocolate bar or thin brownie. I couldn’t spot any sign of

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Tested: PowerBar Performance Bar

After years of writing about the latest and greatest new offerings in the energy bar world, I’m taking the time to point out the energy bar that has stood by my side for well over a decade – the PowerBar Performance Bar. Here is my review of this classic but still awesome energy bar…

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Tested: Doctor Will Bar

While there are plenty of health food bars on store shelves around the country, there are also harder-to-find bars that are even more interesting. Take the Doctor Will Bar for example…

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Tested: Raw Revolution Organic Live Food Bar

The trend toward organic and raw foods is fast underway, with many snack bars and health drinks offering these more natural versions. One bar that has gone all the way is the Raw Revolution Organic Live Food Bar, which is made of raw, living foods, rather than cooked and processed ingredients.

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Tested: PowerBar Energize Fruit Smoothie Bar

The good ole Powerbar Performance bar has been around since before I considered myself an endurance athlete. But they made a recent update – the Powerbar Energize bar. Here are my thoughts on this new Powerbar…

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Tested: Clif Bar

Clif Bar is a classic energy bar that provides the standard energy bar nutrients, but actually tastes good. Here is my taste test and review of many of the Clif Bar flavors…

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What to Eat During a Big Ride or Race

Wondering what to eat during a bike ride or race? Here is a complete guide to what to eat for each type of bike ride or race, based on intensity and duration. Covers energy bars, gels, sports drinks, and real food…

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Ask Levi: I’m Looking for a Sugar-free Energy Bar…

If you are diabetic and looking for a sugar-free energy bar, there are a few options that may work for you. Here are some energy bars that are supposed to be safe for diabetics…

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Tested: Clif Bar Holiday Seasonal Flavors

For the holiday season, Clif Bar releases some limited-edition flavors that match the goodies we love to chow down on during the holidays – gingerbread houses, apple cobbler, pumpkin pies, and more. Here is how they taste…

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Tested: Zoe’s Everyday Health, All Day Energy Bar

One of my latest energy bar purchases came from a company called Zoe’s Foods. Looking over the packaging, it sounded like a cool company doing healthy, natural foods. It’s also one of the few energy bars packed with Omega-3 fatty acids! Check it out…

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Tested: Balance BARE Nutrition Energy Bar

Here’s another one from Balance Bar. It’s called the BALANCE BARE bar because it contains “real ingredients you can see and taste.” To see if it is really bare and healthy, and to find out how it tastes, keep reading…

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Tested: Kashi GO LEAN Roll

Plain old energy bars and gels are going out of style, and here’s an example of something new – the Kashi GOLEAN ROLL. Instead of a bar, this is a roll! Continue reading to see if it tastes as good as a real nougat log…

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Hi, I'm Coach Levi. I'm a USA Cycling Certified Level 3 Coach as well as Level 1 Certified with Precision Nutrition. Want to feel better, ride faster, and look great? Let's work together!

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