ULTRA SPORT NUTRITION
Näak is the first sport nutrition made to fulfill the energy needs of endurance athletes with the most sustainable approach. The Näak ULTRA ENDURANCE ENERGY BARS help you cover long distances without running out of energy while eliminating gastrointestinal discomfort. Our products are formulated with a 4:1 carbohydrate/protein ratio, 180mg of natural electrolytes, a list of natural ingredients, and a proprietary protein blend of cricket powder that optimizes nutrient absorption and energy yield, ensuring you never run out of steam.
With a 4:1 carbohydrate/protein ratio, Näak ultra energy bars provide you with sufficient amounts of carbohydrates to top off your muscle glycogen levels in the most efficient way possible thanks to the addition of protein, which enhances glucose uptake by your muscle cells and reduce energy level fluctuation.
Each Näak ultra endurance energy bar contains 180mg of electrolytes. They are rich in sodium and potassium for two reasons: help athletes balance their electrolyte levels lost through sweat during exercise & prevent muscle cramping during intense physical challenges.
Most of ultra endurance athletes face digestion issues and taste fatigue while running ultra marathons. We solve these issues by creating a product that provides an easy absorption during the intake, no gastrointestinal discomfort while exercising, and with a taste not too sweet to avoid sugar fatique.
Pierre-Michel Arcand, Näak Elite Athlete
Ultra trail Canadian Champion Won Ultra Trail Guadeloupe 2020 (154km)
"Näak bars go with me everywhere. They are nutritious and delicious. They fuel me for my long runs. This is the only bar I can eat before or during my trainings and races and feel great, completely avoiding stomach pains and prevent me to bonk. I like the fact they are not too sweet. Because at some point during an ultra marathon you have a sugar fatigue and you can't eat any gels. Näak is the favourite piece of my sports nutrition."
Anne Champagne, Näak Elite Athlete
Näak Elite Athlete Ultra trail Canadian Champion 2019
Won the Bourbon Ultra Trail 2019 (112km)
I use the Näak Ultra Endurance Energy Bars to have the sustainable fuel I need during my long trainings or my races. I like the brownie texture that make them easy to ingest and I love them because they are not too sweet, which makes a huge difference when you're running for hours in the mountains. My favorite flavour is definitely the Chocolate Sea Salt."
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CANADIAN ULTRA TRAIL CHAMPION
NÄAK ELITE AMBASSADOR
NÄAK Ultra Endurance Energy Bar
• Keeps you fueled for ultras distances: The Näak bars were designed as a sustainable fuel source for when you cover ultra long distances when you run, cycle or swim. Whether you are doing a 100 miles ultra marathon, a full Ironman or a long distance cycling race, the Näak bar is the sustainable fuel made for you.
• For anytime you need a boost: Use Näak anytime you want to perform at your best during a long workout - while it’s a great piece of the fueling strategy in the middle of an endurance event - it’s also appropriate as a snack while hungry at the office or on the way to a workout.
• Made with natural and sustainable ingredients: We kept the list of ingredients short and simple, using wholesome ingredients and without compromise on the taste, to eliminate gastrointestinal discomfort. There are no added or refined sugars, no food colouring and no preservatives.
We are a community of ultra endurance athletes with a passion for outdoor sports. The Näak ultra endurance energy bars were designed by endurance athletes, for endurance athletes. We are part of the Y generation, a generation raised in a context of growing awareness in regards to our impact on the environment and the importance of how we consume.
Thus, we have always felt concerned with sustainable development and responsible consumption. and for making clean and nutritious food that is good for people and good for the environment.
Today, thousands of professional and amateur athletes, including Canadian ultra trail champions, depend on Näak products to explore new playgrounds and redefine what is physically possible. You can follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Strava.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
With 28g of carbs, 6g of complete proteins with all essential amino acids, 180mg of electrolytes and 180 calories per bar, the Näak ultra endurance energy bars will keep you going throughout your training sessions without the sugar crash.
Use Näak anytime you want to perform at your best during an ultra distance exercise - while it’s a great piece of the fueling strategy in the middle of an endurance event or race, it’s also appropriate as a snack while hungry during a busy day, at the office or on the way to a workout.
Näak ultra endurance energy bars do not freeze at -30 degrees celsius. Their brownie-like texture makes them easy to chew and swallow, which is great for consumption during exercise. This consistency also enables them to maintain their shape in all conditions... i.e. they do not melt or crumble!
Our proprietary protein blend contains cricket powder, a superfood rich in complete proteins with all essential amino acids, rich in vitamins B12 (42% of your daily needs), rich in iron (2.2 mg), rich in calcium (50 mg) and rich in potassium (300 mg). Näak’s protein blend offers athletes all the benefits of protein, without the digestive issues. Not only is cricket flour a superfood, but it's also the most eco-friendly protein source available: producing crickets requires less resources than dairy protein (2,000x less water, 100x less green house gases, 12x less feed), not to mention it creates less waste. Cricket powder is the complete protein of the future!
Näak means Nutrition for Adventurous Athletes who run Kilometers.
1 x Choco Banana
1 x Choco Orange
1 x Choco Sea Salt
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- Orders of 50$ and more: FREE
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• Cricket powder: People allergic to crustaceans may be allergic to crickets as they are part of the same family.
• Gluten: Naak bars do not contain ingredients with gluten but they can contain traces of wheat because the factory they are made in also makes wheat based products.
• Nuts: there can be traces of nuts in the Choco Orange, Choco Banana, and Raspberry Apricot.
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