I haven't written a Weight Loss Wednesday post for a while as I've kind of fallen off the diet and exercise wagon, after we got back from our holiday to Tunisia I just couldn't get motivated anymore and have slipped back into old eating habits but I'm determined to get back on it and start eating healthier.
I was recently asked to try out CLIF Bars which are energy bars that are perfect if you need a boost before exercising which works really well for me as sometimes I lack the energy to workout.
So why eat a CLIF Bar?
Active individuals and athletes have high energy demands. With a mix of carbohydrates, protein and fibre, CLIF Bars supply working muscles with the energy they need for extended periods of activity. Thanks to their portability and great taste, CLIF Bars are a source of energy for athletes and active people who respect their bodies and the world around them.
What is a CLIF Bar?
CLIF Bar is the original energy bar made with wholesome ingredients that deliver energy. CLIF Bars have whole ingredients you can see and taste, such as rolled oats, fruits and nuts. Each bar contains B6 and B12 which contribute to the normal release of energy for use in the body. The bars are also a source of protein and fibre.
When should you eat CLIF Bars?
For best results, CLIF Bars should be eaten about one to three hours before exercise along with water to prevent hunger and supply energy to working muscles. During prolonged, lower intensity exercise such as hiking or bike touring, CLIF Bars can be eaten during activity to help satiate hunger and meet carbohydrate demands. CLIF Bars can also be eaten as a snack between meals or during a long, busy day to help sustain energy.
CLIF Bars come in a range of different flavours but my favourite was the Oatmeal Raisin Walnut as it tasted like a cross between an oatmeal and raisin cookie and a flapjack, it was yummy. I usually eat one about an hour before I exercise and it definitely gives me a boost of energy to get me through when I'm feeling really tired.
CLIF Bars are available to buy in Tesco and Boots.