Best Performance Bars for your Budget
Basic, protein, or specialty? Which performance bars work best for your budget? Find out!
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Once you figure out your go-to brands and flavors for performance bars , you can keep an eye out for sales, whether in the supermarket or online. Some of these come in cases too.
The simple bars are often made with pantry products: oats, rice, fruits and nuts that are easy to digest. They can be just enough breakfast to get your day started and send you out on a run.
Clif Luna Bar $1.35
Rise Breakfast Bar $1.50
Kind Fruit and Nut Bar $1.75
Average Price: $1.53
With added protein, these bars tend to pack higher calories and be a bit dense, so have a glass of water at the ready when you rip one of these from its wrapper.
PowerBar ProteinPlus Bar $2.25
Honey Stinger Protein Bar $2.25
Probar Core Bar $3.00
Average Price: $2.50
The best for your belly and your conscience, these bars tend to be low in trans fats and additives and high in organic, gluten-free ingredients and creativity—buffalo meat, anyone?
Picky Bars Real Food Energy Bar $2.75
Tanka Bar Buffalo Meat With Cranberries $3.00
Bobo’s Oat Bars Gluten-Free Bar $3.25
Average Price: $3.00