Starting out as a powder, the ‘all-in-one’ has become a popular choice in the Health & Fitness industry due to its convenience and sheer ease of use. An All-in-One brings together various ingredients into one product so you don’t have to consume multiple products.
Starting out as a powder, the ‘all-in-one’ has become a popular choice in the Health & Fitness industry due to its convenience and sheer ease of use. An All-in-One brings together various ingredients into one product so you don’t have to consume multiple products. Instead the All-in-One does it all for you!
More recently, the benefits of a traditional All-in-One product have been made into a bar form, transforming the market place.
Generally speaking an All-in-One product is perfect for pre and post workout, providing:
– Fats (usually low to moderate)
Protein – contributes to the maintenance and growth of muscle mass, giving valuable amino acids that assist the body to repair muscle following being broken down during exercise.
Carbohydrates – to provide energy/replenish lost energy. During a workout our body burns through carbohydrates at a rapid rate, as carbohydrates are so assimilated by the body – having them before and after a workout can prove useful.
Fats – oftentimes fats are found incidentally in food products used to make powders, bars and the like which is why they are found in most supplements, although usually in low quantities. Quality fats may be added to certain bars, enhancing the taste and texture of All-In-One bars.
Creatine – used to increase explosive strength in successive bursts, creatine is a widely used supplement used by fitness enthusiasts and athletes alike to get the performance benefits associated with consuming creatine.
When to Consume
All-in-One bars can be taken pre or post workout depending on requirements. If you’ve not eaten in a little while and your workout is coming up, consuming a bar can provide the vital energy you want to ensure you can go hard during your workout.
An All-in-One Bar can be also be used between meals to provide extra energy during the day, bridge the gap between meals if needed and provide and a healthy dose of creatine to keep your creatine/ATP levels topped up.