High5 4:1 Training Bar review

All-in-one carbohydrate and protein energy bar

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
£1.19 RRP
High5 4:1 Training Bar

Our review

Versatile during/after energy balance for hard training, but sticky single flavour
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Definitely the most ‘techy’ bar in High5’s lineup, and as such the one that comes closest to the usual ‘monkey poo’ criticisms of more focused fruit-based performance bars. 

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It isn’t something you’d unwrap at elevenses and, while it’s soft whatever the weather, the recipe means it takes longer to chew down than most. 

There’s only one flavour (cranberry) available. As the 4:1 name suggests, it has three times the protein and 50 percent less simple sugars than the other High5 bars, for a more sustained release that works well during and after training. 

It’s free from nuts, artificial colour and sweetener and is easy to open. Stickiness means it gets very messy very quickly if left half-eaten though.

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This article was originally published in Triathlon Plus magazine, available on Zinio.

Product Specifications

Product

Name 4:1 Training Bar (13)
Brand High5

Description All-in-one carbohydrate/protein bar, for during and after sport
Sugars 23
Calories 332
Sodium 0.07
Total Carbohydrate 59
Protein 7
Saturated Fat 0.7