Built Pull Up Bar

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Whether you’ve just started in your fitness journey, or you’ve been a junkie for many years, allow me to share one of the most important pieces of advice I’d ever been given: meeting your goals depends upon the ratio of 75% diet and 25% exercise. The numbers differ in certain iterations of this principle — 70-30 or 80-20 — but it teaches the same lesson. No matter how hard you work out, if the food you put into your body isn’t balanced, don’t expect any positive changes. I guess it’s like having your cake and eating it too; which I have never understood, because what else is there to do with cake aside from eating it?! (Someone’s getting mad here). But luckily, so many food trends and products have made it feasible to consume clean (or at least cleaner) without sacrificing the taste.

Why Protein Bars Built Pull Up Bar

My goals involve fat loss and muscle toning, so I have had to accept the painful truth that I have to watch my carbs, sugar, and fat consumption, whilst keeping a pretty good amount of protein in my diet. For somebody like me, who has an insatiable sweet tooth, this was/is the most difficult adjustment of all. The physical training isn’t, and hasn’t been, my problem. If there’s anything I’m grateful for, it’s that I do not mind the exercise at all. The sweat, the soreness, the sensation of becoming faster and stronger with every movement: I live for it.

Then there’s the post-WOD struggle of wanting to consume double my body weight. Facepalm. I need my dessert. I want my midday snacks. What is a girl to do? The only real answer is finding a healthy alternative for all my cravings.

This is where protein bars come in handy, supposedly. I have tried them all, and when I say all, I mean I’ve had some pretty decent ones, some rock hard ones, some chalky, some that tasted like medicine, and some that tasted like cardboard. Even those, I tolerated for a phase, but the really terrible ones were those that were promoted as “guilt-free,” only to reveal a large amount of sugar or fats in their nutrient fine print. How. Dare. You. I would’ve been better off having a genuine cheesecake.

Built Pull Up Bar

Built Pull Up Bar

Introduction to Built Bar

Enter a new kid on the block. I’d been hearing a buzz about Built Bar from friends (is this an alliteration or what), and I knew I had to try it. They can only be bought directly from their site, which I’m totally fine with because no one wants a protein bar that has been sitting on a shelf for months. Since I am the type to go all out or nothing at all, I decided to avail of the BYOB or Build Your Own Built Bar Box. I never shy away from savings, and with 18 bars to my $38, that comes out to just a bit more than $2 per bar. Sounded like a bargain to me! The box may have up to 3 distinct flavors, allowing me to try out some of the 15 flavors in total. And like I said, I can get really extra, so I got two boxes in that 1st purchase. Naturally, I picked 3 other flavors I had not chosen yet, leaving me with 9 left to try for next time (and believe me, I’ve had my “next times” several times over by now).

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The Hype Was Real Built Pull Up Bar

Taste

The 1st win for me when I took a bite was that I could have sworn it was chocolate that coated the entire bar. I quickly looked at the ingredients and almost cried with joy: it WAS real, dark chocolate, and this is something that’s not typical in most of the competition.

If you are not fond of chocolate and fruit combos, be warned. I am the complete opposite, and absolutely love fruit together with chocolate. My favorite flavors include the banana, strawberry, and coconut chocolate crèmes, because they taste like real fruit and none of these artificial, supplement-y kinds. Having said that, I can vouch for the other 6 variants without fruit, as well. The people at Built Bar thought this through and have made something for everyone: just good’ol classic dessert goodness like double chocolate mousse and peanut butter, to name my top 2. In case I have not made myself clear, my sweet tooth does not feel neglected and is very satisfied. By taste alone, I’m a Built Bar believer!

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Texture Built Pull Up Bar

So one of the qualities I discriminate by when selecting a baris the texture. Those that get overly hard are a pain to chew, and those that are chalky are unpalatable. When I eat those, I feel like I’m being penalized to eat better.

Built Bar has the most unique, marshmallow texture that reminds me of a popular chocolate bar that I used to devour as a child. Soft and fluffy on the inside, with a crackling outer shell reminiscent of these dipped ice cream cones of my youth. I can’t stress enough how content I feel when I sink my teeth into one (considering it this very minute )!

Nutritional Values Built Pull Up Bar

As much as I resented those fake-healthy barsI mentioned earlier, I was equal amounts of impressed with the care and detail that Built Bar put into their products.

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Ingredients

The business boasts they’re serious about nutrition, which really reflected in the ingredients that they opted to put and exclude in their own bars. Each bar provides whey protein, which has a complete amino acid profile, but they’ve eliminated the elements of casein and lactose, which typically cause reactions in a number of people. They’ve chosen erythritol and glycerine for their sweeteners, 2 of the healthier options that have little to no side effects, while keeping the bars moist and delicious. The soluble fiber in every bar is maltodextrin, which not only contributes to the yummy texture I gushed about, but is also known to increase health benefits. There are no nuts nor soy in their products, so this is safe for those who have allergies. Last but definitely not the least, may I repeat, REAL CHOCOLATE. ‘Nuff said.

Unfortunately, whey protein and another ingredient, gelatin, fall under the category of non-vegan and non-vegetarian, as well as non-halal and non-kosher. My heart goes out to you people who can not experience this treat.

Macros

For the macro counters, I am happy to report that Built Bars have the lowest calorie count among all of the best brands in the market. At only 110 calories, 15 g of protein, and only 7 g of net carbs, 4 g of sugar, and 4 g of fat, they could genuinely claim to be a guilt-free snack or meal replacement. No one can be mad about these numbers. In actuality, Weight Watchers rejoice, as these only count for 3 WW points.

Price and Shipping

I’ve touched on this earlier, as I recounted my first order, but another superb thing about Built Bars is that the more you buy, the more you save. They have deals that heap on the discounts, like adding extra items to cart will shave a bigger percentage off your closing checkout sum.

They also have a sample box with 10 different flavors (only available for 1st timers, which I did not know about earlier ), that bring each bar’s cost down to about $1.76.

Delivery is free on USPS priority over the US, and arrives in a reasonable amount of time, considering they’re all shipped 2-4 days after production. I am all for it if that means freshly made goodies for me.

You can probably tell I’m a Built Bar enthusiast, and if I have not expressed how much I love it, I am throwing in some extra FAQ for any of you who are still on the border.

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FAQ Built Pull Up Bar

Which are the other flavors of Built Bar?

So glad you asked. They change their offerings every so often, maybe to keep giving us die-hards something new, or to deal with market demands. However, from the last time I checked, here are some of their existing flavors (or the last ones I purchased ) along with their macros.

Double Chocolate Mousse — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Vanilla Chocolate Creme — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Raspberry Chocolate Creme — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Orange Chocolate Creme — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Coconut Chocolate Creme — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Black Cherry Chocolate Creme — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Banana Chocolate Creme — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Salted Caramel Chocolate — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Coconut Almond — 130 calories, 18g protein, 5g fat, 7g fiber, 3g sugar

Peanut Butter — 170 calories, 20g protein, 7g fiber, 7g fat, 3g sugar

Banana Nut Bread — 150 calories, 18g protein, 5g fat, 6g fiber, 5g sugar

Peanut Butter Brownie — 170 calories, 20g protein, 7g fat, 7g fiber, 3g sugar

Mint Brownie Delite — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

How sure are we that these are healthy?

I have detailed most of the ingredients above. Still, another reason to trust the business is because its creator and developer has a PhD in molecular chemistry and has an impressive reputation. Fun fact? He makes the chocolate from cocoa beans.

Are there any side effects?

Personally, none for me. In case you have allergies, please thoroughly check the ingredients before consuming.

What if I don’t like how it tastes, and I am left with 17 bars from the BYOB?

To begin with, you have to try more than one variant. Even I don’t like all the fun-sized versions in those commercial, chocolate party packs, but I found those that I love by trying them all (well, no one asked me to…)

Second, they actually have a Built Taste Guarantee. You can contact their customer service within 14 days and request a refund, but they only entertain this for 1st-time buyers. While they do not accept refunds, they do exchanges, and hopefully then you’ll receive flavors that you will love as much as I do.

Do they melt?

Yes, exactly like chocolate and other foods that are not laden with synthetic substances. I wouldn’t advise lugging them around with you on a hot day; they need to be kept at room temperature. But if you want to try eating them like I do, eat them straight from the fridge.

Does it work?

If you mean has it suppressed my sweet cravings and given me a healthier snack alternative, definitely. I feel fuller for longer, and gives me a boost of energy for my workouts. Then again, it really depends upon our unique goals, so try to learn how this fits into your regimen.

Do they provide other products? Built Pull Up Bar

Yes, they have vitamin blends called Built Boost that include 11 essential vitamins, 3 plant extracts, and the maximum amount of vitamins B2 and B6. They’re a great supplement for a healthy lifestyle.

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If you’re searching for a protein bar to try, consider this option for next time. I really like it and hope you will, too.

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