This bar has been designed to contain a specific mix of both simple and complex carbohydrate. The simple carbohydrate is processed more quickly through the digestive system for absorption in the small intestine by the glucose transporters SGLT1 and GLUT2. The complex carbohydrate then delivers a more progressive carbohydrate delivery. Sports bar also contain 18% to 20% fructose.
Recent research at Birmingham University, Glasgow University, Herts University and others has established that moderate to high fructose levels have been shown to increase the rate of exogenous carbohydrate delivery to the muscles by using the fructose transporter GLUT5 and as a result of this improved performance. The use of multiple carbohydrate transport systems also has implications for improved Glycogen replacement post exercise (currently under research) as well as reduction in fatigue.
- Real food made with fruit (58%) and wholesome grains (22%)
- Simple and complex carbohydrate for fast and sustained energy
- Numerous Best Product Awards for the last 5 years
- Nutritionally complete and a healthy snack
- Race proven by thousands of athletes in the World’s toughest competitions
- Delicious taste, with light refreshing flavours
- Moist and easy to chew even when cold. No bits to block your air inflow
- Stable in the stomach, even during intense race effort
- Suitable for vegetarians and GMO free
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METHOD TIME COST SERVICE SPRINT Next working day FREE on orders over £115
(£6 for orders up to £115)
RUN 2-3 working days FREE on orders over £60
(£3.50 for orders up to £60)
CLICK & COLLECT (Glasgow) Same day (Mon-Fri) FREE SATURDAY DELIVERY 1 working day £12 Royal Mail
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At achilles heel we aim to please, so if you're not completely satisfied with your order, we'll do whatever we can to make it better. Items can be returned for free for an exchange or a refund within 28 days of purchase - we offer free & easy tracked returns within the UK via Royal Mail, for full details please check our returns page.
It can be hard to get things right so we are giving 28 days from Christmas Day to return your gifts on all orders made during November and December. Our returns policy will revert to the standard 28-day period for items purchased after December 31st.