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Verdict: 
Scrummy bar that packs a protein punch to boost your recovery
Weight: 
45g
Contact: 
www.multipoweruk.com
Multipower Recovery bar
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Getting enough protein is vital if you want the maximum benefit from your training, and that’s where a concentrated source like this Recovery Bar comes in handy. Each 45g bar contains a useful 14g of protein – mostly milk protein – along with 17.1g of carbs and 5.2g of fat. You also get a decent amount of antioxidants to support the recovery process.

With a dark chocolate outer layer and a smooth and soft chocolaty centre, it goes down an absolute treat – this is a really good bar. You could quite easily munch through one just for the taste. And it staves off hunger well when you get in after a long ride, until you’ve had time to sort yourself out, have a shower and get a meal together.

The usual price is £42 for a pack of 25, which works out at £1.68 per bar. That’s pretty expensive but at the moment you can get a pack for £37.80 – £1.51 per bar.

Verdict

Scrummy bar that packs a protein punch to boost your recovery

road.cc test report

Make and model: Multipower Recovery bar

Size tested: 24x45g

Rate the product for performance:
 
9/10
Rate the product for value:
 
6/10

Did you enjoy using the product? Yes - really tasty and do the job

Would you consider buying the product? Yes, though not as cheap as some other options

Would you recommend the product to a friend? Yes

Overall rating: 8/10

About the tester

Age: 36  Height: 184cm  Weight: 74kg

I usually ride:   My best bike is:

I've been riding for: Over 20 years  I ride: Most days  I would class myself as: Expert

I regularly do the following types of riding: time trialling, commuting, sportives, general fitness riding, mtb,

Mat has worked for loads of bike magazines over the past 20 years, and been editor of 220 Triathlon and Cycling Plus. He's been road.cc technical editor for seven years, testing bikes, fettling the latest kit, and trying out the most up-to-the-minute clothing. We send him off around the world to get all the news from launches and shows too. He has won his category in Ironman UK 70.3 and finished on the podium in both marathons he has run. Mat is a youthful 45-year-old Cambridge graduate who did a post-grad in magazine journalism, and he is a past winner of the Cycling Media Award for Specialist Online Writer.

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simonmb [353 posts] 5 years ago
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I don't know. How many of us truly ride hard enough and for long enough to benefit from this sort of product? We might like to kid ourselves we've pushed our body to the limit - but few of us do. Stay hydrated and electrolyted and you'll be fine. What's wrong with just having a banana while you sort yourself out with some real food anyway?

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Shiny Flu [84 posts] 5 years ago
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I agree. Although I do use sports drink powder for almost all my rides and energy gels (convenience) for Sportives.

My post ride feeding is some cold Nesquick and a chicken/fish dinner. Never seen the point of 'recovery' food unless you're time poor.

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dave atkinson [6201 posts] 5 years ago
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How many of us truly ride hard enough and for long enough to benefit from this sort of product

You've obviously never met mat  4 4

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workhard [397 posts] 5 years ago
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Shiny Flu wrote:

I agree. Although I do use sports drink powder for almost all my rides and energy gels (convenience) for Sportives.

My post ride feeding is some cold Nesquick and a chicken/fish dinner. Never seen the point of 'recovery' food unless you're time poor.

I'd never really considered KFC or fish'n'chips as a sensible post ride meal but....  3