Nutrition Reviews and News


Interbike: PowerBar’s new flavors of Performance Energy Wafers and 30 gram Protein Plus bars

Some new nutrition products from one of the oldest names in the game – PowerBar.

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Review: Corazonas Oatmeal Squares

Corazonas are an all natural, healthy snack bar for on or off the bike. They come in many flavors like: Cranberry Flax, Chocolate Chip, Blueberry, Banana Walnut and more.

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Videos: It’s corn dogs vs. rice cakes in an epic bike nutrition throw down

It’s corn dogs vs. rice cakes, Ornut vs. Rapha, high schoolers vs. Team Sky in good-spirited food fight.

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Four big ideas from little companies at Sea Otter

A cool computer/POV camera mount, an electrolyte-injecting hydration pack, and coconut water without the water are a few of the big ideas from small companies we saw at Sea Otter.

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Review: Tailwind Nutrition Endurance Fuel

This small Durango, CO company started mixing drinks in their kitchen for their own personal use so they could survive the rigors of the Leadville 100 race. What they came up with is a formula that is natural, dissolves easily in water and is easy for the body to digest.

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Sharkies Organic Energy Sports Chews and New Turbo

Sharkies is an organic energy sports chew shaped like little sharks and they have a new Turbo Strawberry flavor that includes a half shot of caffeine for that extra “kick”.

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Review: Fluid Sports Nutrition – Performance and Recovery Drinks

Fluid Sports Nutrition is a company from San Luis Obispo that offers Performance and Recovery drink mixes that are easy to digest, taste great and offer crisp, light refreshment.

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Video: Fluid Nutrition Performance and Recovery Drinks

Richard Smith tells us about his San Luis Obispo company called Fluid. We at Mtbr have been using the Fluid Performance drink over the winter and we like it. Find out why.

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Kate’s Real Food – Energy Bars

I’ve been hearing more and more about an all natural and organic energy bar from a brand called Kate’s Real Food. They were at the Outerbike demo/festival last October and the buzz has been growing since. In addition, they were a bronze level sponsor of the Mountain States Cup series and they are also a […]

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Grab The Gold – Snack Bar

I’ve been eating Grab The Gold snack bars for over two years now and they continue to be one of my favorite energy snacks. I first learned about them at my local gym after spin class. Since that time, I’ve seen them offered in more and more locations including select bike shops. The gold packaging […]

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Clif Announces Chocolate Cherry Shot Bloks

Clif Shot Bloks Energy Chew Releases Category First Flavor Chocolate Cherry Emeryville, Calif., October 23, 2012 – Clif Shot Bloks®, the market-leading energy chew for performance athletes announced today a category-first flavor, Chocolate Cherry, available now at select specialty retail stores nationwide. Clif Shot Bloks Chocolate Cherry marks a bold departure from fruit-only flavored energy […]

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Fluid Sports Nutrition – New Fresh Citrus Performance Drink

Richard Smith from Fluid talks to us about their new flavor of Fluid Performance: Fresh Citrus. Besides their award winning Fluid Performance electrolyte drink, Fluid also has a Recovery drink. Mtbr can atest that the all new Fresh Citrus flavor is light and easy to drink. We have also been using their other Performance and […]

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CLIF Bar’s Popular Seasonal Flavors Return for 10th Holiday Season

Sentimental Flavor Favorites Give Back with Donation to Protect Our Winters Emeryville, Calif., October 2, 2012 – CLIF® Bar’s highly anticipated seasonal flavors are back for the 10th consecutive holiday season. Throughout the decade, CLIF Bar has helped get athletes in the holiday spirit with limited-edition flavors that bring a distinctive twist to the best-selling […]

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Fluid and Spy Giveaway at CrossVegas

Spin to Win with Fluid and Spy Optic Fluid teams up with Spy Optics for a party and prize giveaway at Cross Vegas 2012 San Luis Obispo, CA: Fluid Sports Nutrition and Spy Optic have teamed up for a conjoined party and prize giveaway at the CrossVegas cyclocross race at Interbike 2012 on Wednesday, September […]

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New Honey Stinger Waffle Flavors and Organic Gels

The Mtbr crew has been enjoying Honey Stinger nutrition products for a couple of years now. Starting with their energy gel made from honey to the stroopwafel type energy snack, their products are delicious! They have some new flavors and new products this year. The waffles are now available in Lemon and Chocolate flavor. The […]

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Clif Bar’s New Products – Gary’s Panforte, Kit’s Organic and more!

New products from Clif Bar this year include Gary’s Panforte Clif Bar, Chocolate Cherry Clif Bloks, 3 new flavors of Builder’s protein bar and the all-new, all-organic Kit’s Organic bars. In this video, Chris from Clif Bar gives us a quick rundown on all the new flavors and products from Clif Bar. Gary’s Panforte is […]

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Celebrate Clif Bar’s 20th with Gary’s Panforte

CLIF Bar Introduces GARY’s PANFORTE to Celebrate Company’s 20th Anniversary Limited-edition CLIF Bar Inspired by Cycling Trips in Italy Thanks Fans for 20 Years of Adventure Emeryville, Calif., May 15, 2012 – In celebration of the company’s 20th anniversary, Clif Bar & Company Founder and Co-CEO Gary Erickson created GARY’s PANFORTE, a limited-edition CLIF® Bar […]

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Introducing Osmo Nutrition

Introducing Osmo Nutrition Cutting edge nutrition company launches hydration and recovery product-system based on proven, peer-reviewed science Fairfax, CA (May 11, 2012)–Conventional wisdom in the endurance sports drink world holds that it’s optimal to have both electrolytes and carbohydrates in the same formula, to essentially turn a fluid into a fuel. Launched today and founded […]

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Enter to Win a Clif Bar Mother’s Day Prize Pack!

Chocolate she won’t get mad at… Enter RIGHT NOW to win one of 3 Clif Bar Mother’s Day Prize Pack! “Mothers are America’s unsung endurance athletes.” With Mother’s Day coming up, CLIF wants to give your mother, sister, wife, or friend the chocolate she’s dreaming (le sigh) of at night…a healthy indulgence to reward her […]

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Introducing Garneau Energy Gel

Louis Garneau, known to the cycling industry as the cycling solution, launches a new product line today known as Garneau Nutrition. Six flavors of energy gel will hit the market as the debut of this product line with an electrolyte sports drink and more nutritional products to follow in the near future. LG Gel is […]

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New Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Drink

GU Energy Presents Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Drink Nutrition Pioneer Offers Athletes Critical Carbs, Superior Energy, and Great Taste January 24, 2012, Berkeley, CA – GU Energy Labs, creators of the original energy gel, today announced the launch of Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Drink. Light tasting, carbohydrate-dense Roctane Drink provides athletes an infusion of easily […]

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New CLIF SHOT BLOKS Citrus Flavor

  New CLIF SHOT BLOKS® Citrus Flavor Now Available Nationwide EMERYVILLE, Calif., November 1, 2011 – CLIF SHOT BLOKS®, the best-selling energy chew for performance athletes announces a new clean and crisp flavor – Citrus –available now, exclusively in sports retail stores. Made with 95 percent organic ingredients, CLIF SHOT BLOKS provide an optimum blend […]

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GU Energy Introduces Peanut Butter and Peppermint Stick Gels

New Gel Flavors Add Savory and Sweet Options for Serious Athletes Berkeley, CA – GU Energy Labs, creators of the original sports energy gel, is proud to announce the release of two dynamic gel flavors: Peanut Butter and Peppermint Stick. Peanut Butter GU, made with natural crushed peanuts, offers athletes a savory alternative to the […]

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Clif Bar Experts Weigh In on Top Sports Nutrition Questions

Five Top Experts Give Practical Advice on Everything from Carb-Loading to Electrolyte Intake Emeryville, Calif., August 23, 2011 – A proper nutrition strategy can mean the difference between a personal best and hitting the wall, but all too often conflicting opinions and decades-old myths leave athletes without concrete answers to their most-asked food questions. To […]

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New Clif Bar Coconut Chocolate Chip Flavor Now Available Nationwide

Clif Bar Announces Nationwide Availability of New Coconut Chocolate Chip Flavor Best-selling Energy Bar Also Tweaks Two Classic Flavors – Apricot and Peanut Toffee Buzz EMERYVILLE, Calif. – Clif Bar, the best-selling energy bar, announces nationwide availability of a new flavor, Coconut Chocolate Chip, as well as new recipes for two popular flavors – Apricot […]

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