Hiking Energy Foods
Below is a list of Shadow Cat Adventure Guides recommended extreme hiking energy supplements and meal replacement bars.
- PROBARS Honored with Health Magazine’s ‘’Best In Food’’ award, these delicious bars supply all natural food for extra endurance, fast recovery and meal replacement. Organic. Purchase at probars.com, REI and Wholefoods
- Sport Beans Made by Jelly Belly, packed with carbohydrates, electrolytes, and vitamins C and E. Perfect alternative to gels or blocks to keep your energy up! Note: Don’t eat with Gatorade – way too sticky and sweet! Purchase at REI, Runners Den, Tribe Multisport and Sport Chalet
- Gu Sports Gel is a quick energy boost in a convenient, easily ingested form! Purchase at Sport Chalet, REI, Runners Den, Tribe Multisport
- Hammer Perpetuem Provides maximal benefits at an aerobic pace (under 70% MHR). Consistent, stable energy, hour after hour. Easy to digest, no stomach or GI issues. Get a full, satiated feeling during prolonged all-liquid fueling. Reduce muscle fatigue and recovery time. Minimize lean muscle tissue cannibalization. Unique carb/protein/fat formula for maximum endurance. Purchase at Landis Cyclery, REI
- Clif Shot Bloks Add variety to your performance food regimen with the great-tasting Clif Shot Bloks Fastpak. A great complement to gels and bars, Bloks help you keep up your energy and intensity. Purchase at Sport Chalet, REI, Runners Den, Tribe Multisport