Based in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Honey Stinger makes nutritious and great tasting honey-based foods including energy and protein bars, waffles, gels, and chews, designed for athletes and great for anyone looking for a healthy snack. Using organic wildflower honey, Honey Stinger's products fuel the country's top cyclists, runners, triathletes, and teams. Originally founded as EN-R-G Foods, Inc. to provide an alternative to sugary candy bars in 1954, Ralph and Luella Gamber used natural ingredients, great taste, and honey. After nearly 50 years of developing their delicious products and using them on athletes to provide quick energy, the company was re-established in 2002 to be the Honey Stinger brand it is today.
So, why honey? Honey is rich in carbohydrates, making it the ideal fuel for working muscles. When eaten before activity, it is released into the system at a steady rate throughout the activity. During exercise, honey helps muscles stay nourished longer and delays fatigue. Finally, research shoes ingesting a combination of carbohydrates and protein immediately following exercise refuels and decreases muscle soreness. All Honey Stinger products are made from natural ingredients so they make great snacks for child athletes, too!
Stock up on the highly nutritious bars, blocks, and gels from Tennis Express, and give your body the fuel it needs! Wide variety of flavors available. Want more information about eating to win a tennis match? Read our blog: Nutrition Basics for Tennis Athletes!