Customize Your Fueling With You Bar Energy Snacks

June 27, 2011

Must See Nutrition Videos

Given that energy bars are easy, convenient and portable fuel sources, they're quite popular among athletes who are constantly on the go. But do you ever feel confused or overwhelmed when trying to choose one at a store? Maybe you can't find the exact bar you need. Perhaps you’re allergic to gluten or peanuts. With You Bar, you can design your own bar to suit your personal preferences and meet your nutritional needs as an athlete.

First, choose your bar size and ingredients, starting with your base—peanut butter, dates, etc.— and different types and amounts of protein. Then select your various nuts/seeds (think omega-3 fatty acids), fruits and grains (think antioxidants and carbs), sweeteners and other flavors. Finally, you get to name your creation.

Your You Bar will be filled with fresh, 100-percent natural ingredients. You can even view your bar's nutritional info as you create it.

If you’re not up for designing your own, you can still get a taste of what You Bar has to offer by checking out their most popular bars. Try one an hour or so before practice. Or eat their protein-packed Training 33 bar after a workout for a quick and nutritious recovery treat.

You Bar gives athletes an important reminder:  you control what goes into your body, which will dictate how you feel and perform.

Maddy Lucier
- As an associate editor for STACK, Maddy creates lifestyle, social media, gear and nutrition content for our audience of athletes. She played volleyball and basketball...
Maddy Lucier
- As an associate editor for STACK, Maddy creates lifestyle, social media, gear and nutrition content for our audience of athletes. She played volleyball and basketball...

Featured Videos

Path to the Pros 2015: Devin Smith Path to the Pros 2015: Devin Smith Views: 179,065
Path to the Pros 2015: Shaq Thompson Path to the Pros 2015: Shaq Thompson Views: 75,992
Blake Griffin Interview and Cover Shoot Blake Griffin Interview and Cover Shoot Views: 588,674
Load More

Resources

STACK Fitness

Everything you need to be fitter than ever

STACK Conditioning

Sport-specific conditioning programs

Coaches and Trainers

Tips and advice for coaches and trainers

Magazine

Latest issues of STACK Magazine

STACK 4W

Women's sports workout, nutrition and lifestyle advice

Gamer

Gaming, entertainment and tech news

Basic Training

Military-style training for athletes

News

Find the latest news relevant to athletes

Most Popular Videos

Peyton Manning Dumbbell Bench With 80+ Pounds Peyton Manning Dumbbell Bench With 80+ Pounds
Views: 43,252,646
Ohio State Football Open Field Plyo Drill Ohio State Football Open Field Plyo Drill
Views: 9,501,192
Robert Griffin III Pocket Presence QB Drill Robert Griffin III Pocket Presence QB Drill
Views: 6,866,172
Dustin Pedroia on Training Dustin Pedroia on Training
Views: 10,920,872
Dwight Howard Stays in the Gym All Night Dwight Howard Stays in the Gym All Night
Views: 6,117,437

Load More
More Cool Stuff You'll Like
9 Athlete-Approved Peanut Butter Sandwiches

9 Athlete-Approved Peanut Butter Sandwiches

The peanut butter sandwich as been an ideal meal for athletes because of its balanced mixture of protein, healthy fat, and complex carbohydrates. It can...

How to Eat Healthy at a Dingy Sports Bar

How to Eat Healthy at a Dingy Sports Bar

5 'Good Foods' That Might Be Bad for You

5 'Good Foods' That Might Be Bad for You

The Healthiest (And Unhealthiest) Ways to Eat Chicken

The Healthiest (And Unhealthiest) Ways to Eat Chicken

5 Ways Junk Food Can Mess With Your Head

5 Ways Junk Food Can Mess With Your Head

Healthy (and Unhealthy) BBQ Ideas For Athletes

Healthy (and Unhealthy) BBQ Ideas For Athletes

10 Athlete-Approved High-Protein Cereals

10 Athlete-Approved High-Protein Cereals

7 Foods That Are Ruining Your Workouts

7 Foods That Are Ruining Your Workouts

Cookout Commandments: What to Eat (and Avoid) at Your Summer BBQ

Cookout Commandments: What to Eat (and Avoid) at Your Summer BBQ

Terrible Toppings: The 5 Worst Things We Put on Food

Terrible Toppings: The 5 Worst Things We Put on Food

11 Food Services That Deliver Ready-Made Nutritious Meals

11 Food Services That Deliver Ready-Made Nutritious Meals

The Grain Guide: How and Why to Use 8 Healthy Whole Grains

The Grain Guide: How and Why to Use 8 Healthy Whole Grains

5 Healthy Foods That Got a Bad Rap

5 Healthy Foods That Got a Bad Rap

What to Eat If You Hate Bananas

What to Eat If You Hate Bananas

How Marc Gasol Got Better by Overhauling His Diet

How Marc Gasol Got Better by Overhauling His Diet

Vegetarian Athlete Tips: Olympic Swimmer Kate Ziegler

Vegetarian Athlete Tips: Olympic Swimmer Kate Ziegler

The Boston Cannons' ‘Keep It Real’ Eating Plan

The Boston Cannons' 'Keep It Real' Eating Plan

Salad Showdown: Which Greens Are the Healthiest?

Salad Showdown: Which Greens Are the Healthiest?

A Sneaky Food Additive Athletes Should Avoid

A Sneaky Food Additive Athletes Should Avoid

STUDY: Eat More Fruits and Veggies, Live (Almost) Forever

STUDY: Eat More Fruits and Veggies, Live (Almost) Forever

Binge Eating Disorder and Athletes

Binge Eating Disorder and Athletes

3 Fruits and 3 Vegetables Athletes Must Eat

3 Fruits and 3 Vegetables Athletes Must Eat

Brown Rice vs. White Rice: Does It Really Matter?

Brown Rice vs. White Rice: Does It Really Matter?

5 'Healthy' Side Dishes That Are Worse Than French Fries

5 'Healthy' Side Dishes That Are Worse Than French Fries

9 Foods to Eat When You Want to Lose Fat

9 Foods to Eat When You Want to Lose Fat

The Cheat Meal Day: Why It's Not So Smart

The Cheat Meal Day: Why It's Not So Smart

Fuel Up Fast With 4 Smoothies From the New York Giants

Fuel Up Fast With 4 Smoothies From the New York Giants

Are You Eating Too Much Protein?

Are You Eating Too Much Protein?

4 'Bad Foods' That Might be Good for You

4 'Bad Foods' That Might be Good for You

5 Foods That Are Stunningly High in Sodium

5 Foods That Are Stunningly High in Sodium

Where the Paleo Diet Falls Short

Where the Paleo Diet Falls Short

Load Up on These Foods at Your Backyard Barbecue

Load Up on These Foods at Your Backyard Barbecue

How Undereating Can Make You Gain Weight

How Undereating Can Make You Gain Weight

12 Foods Every Athlete Should Eat

12 Foods Every Athlete Should Eat

5 Protein-Packed Recovery Shakes

5 Protein-Packed Recovery Shakes

You Should Eat the Peel of These 12 Fruits and Vegetables

You Should Eat the Peel of These 12 Fruits and Vegetables

6 Healthy Foods You're Overeating

6 Healthy Foods You're Overeating

Registered Dietitians Reveal Their Favorite Ways to Eat Fruit

Registered Dietitians Reveal Their Favorite Ways to Eat Fruit

How Friends and Family Affect Your Food Choices

How Friends and Family Affect Your Food Choices

5 Delicious Ways to Make Junk Food Less Junky

5 Delicious Ways to Make Junk Food Less Junky

6 Eating Mistakes That Undo Your Workouts

6 Eating Mistakes That Undo Your Workouts

Small Change, Big Difference: 5 Foods You Should Buy Organic

Small Change, Big Difference: 5 Foods You Should Buy Organic

Healthy Eating at Restaurants: Decoding a Diner Menu

Healthy Eating at Restaurants: Decoding a Diner Menu

5 Simple Food Swaps That Make Eating Out Healthier

5 Simple Food Swaps That Make Eating Out Healthier

The Best Foods for Digestive Health

The Best Foods for Digestive Health

Why You Should Say No to Diet Foods

Why You Should Say No to Diet Foods

Healthy Makeovers for 3 Classic Meals

Healthy Makeovers for 3 Classic Meals

YardBarker