We all know the feeling. It's the middle of April, the snow has finally melted and its time to wipe the dust off your sneakers and renew that gym membership. To help with the transition, here is a list of protein bars that will help you achieve your summer body goals.
With a familiar, pronounceable ingredients list and a satisfying crunch, this bar is the perfect afternoon snack. Each bar chalks in at about 150 calories with less than 5 grams of fat. The best part? Each bar contains only 1 gram of sugar.
Each bar packs a healthy dose of fiber and protein without all the sugar (only 2 grams). Voted the best protein bar by Men's Health Magazine, these bars are the perfect substitute for your chocolate and sugar cravings.
This bar is a great protein bar if you are looking for a low-carb snack. Full of protein and dietary fiber, each bar comes out to about 10-15 grams of carbs per bar. Keep an eye out for their holiday and limited edition flavors such as Pumpkin Spice and Gingerbread.
4. RX Bar
This is the best go-to protein bar if you're looking for a snack right before a hike, spin class or to refuel from an intense workout. With less than five ingredients, each RXbar is full of natural sugars and carbohydrates to sustain you for hours on end. They come in a variety of swoon-worthy flavors such as Dark Chocolate Sea Salt and Maple Sea Salt.
FitJoy offers a variety of flavors with consistent satisfaction. The bars have a low amount of fat, sugar and carbohydrates in under 250 calories. Despite their high fiber content, these bars have a great consistency. Perfect for a day at the beach, a post-workout snack or to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Oh Yeah! Victory bars are 100% natural high protein bars to satisfy your hunger pains for hours on end. Each bar is high in fiber and low in carbohydrates as while as gluten free. The most popular flavors include Cookies&Creme, Cookie Dough and Oatmeal Raisin Cookie.
1. Quest Bar
This bar comes in at number one in my heart as while as the hearts of protein bar fanatics around the world. Quest bars pack a whopping 20 grams of protein into each bar at less than 10 grams of fat and 200 calories each. Quest bars are the perfect post-workout bar, mid-day snack or "I overslept" breakfast. If you're weary of artificial sugars Quest bars are perfect for you because their fruit flavored bars contain no artificial sugars.