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Multipower Recovery bar



Scrummy bar that packs a protein punch to boost your recovery

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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.


Scrummy bar that packs a protein punch to boost your recovery

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Make and model: Multipower Recovery bar

Size tested: 24x45g

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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 been in cycling media since 1996, on titles including BikeRadar, Total Bike, Total Mountain Bike, What Mountain Bike and Mountain Biking UK, and he has been editor of 220 Triathlon and Cycling Plus. Mat has been technical editor for over a decade, 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 Cambridge graduate who did a post-grad in magazine journalism, and he is a winner of the Cycling Media Award for Specialist Online Writer. Now over 50, he's riding road and gravel bikes most days for fun and fitness rather than training for competitions.

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