Nutrition

  • Best Energy Drinks For Triathlon

    10th June 2013

    We’ve taste-tested 10 top sports drinks to find the best ones for triathletes 1 Gatorade G Series PRO Prime £30 (20 sachets) 23.6g carbohydrates/sachet, 98kcal/sachet gatorade.com This large sachet contains 118ml of liquid so it’s less viscous than standard gels…

  • High5 EnergyBar Peanut Review

    1st June 2013

    We sample High5’s new peanut flavour energy bar High5 EnergyBar Peanut £29.75 for 25 highfive.co.uk This new flavour of High5 EnergyBar goes down well on long rides. Each bar contains a decent 269kcal from 31g carbohydrate, 8g protein and 13g fat.…

  • Best Energy Gels Review

    20th May 2013

    We put the latest energy gels to the test 1 CNP Elite HydroMax Gel £2 cnpprofessional.co.uk The initial taste explosion of this pineapple gel from CNP made us worry that several would be intolerable rather than tropical, but this Team…

  • SiS GO+ Nitrates Gel Review

    14th May 2013

    We try out the SiS GO+ Nitrates Gel SiS GO+ Nitrates Gel £1.90 (60ml) scienceinsport.com we’ve always been fans of SiS GO gels, the drinkable isotonic energy pouches. This new high-tech formula shares the same easygoing consistency but is designed to…

  • Goody Good Stuff Review

    23rd April 2013

    We review these sweet treats from Goody Good Stuff. Goody Good Stuff sweets Goody Good Stuff sweets http://www.goodygoodstuff.com/; Asda; Waitrose £1.49 per 100g bag Sweets might not be top of most athletes’ nutrition selection list, but we often find ourselves…

  • Best Protein Bars For Triathletes 2013

    22nd April 2013

    Use these protein-packed snacks to get back to your best after a hard session 1. Accel Recover £1.49 www.pacifichealthlabs.com Weight 53g | Carb 60% | Protein 15% | Fat 9% Accel have blended chocolate and peanut butter together into a…

  • Torq Recovery Plus+ Review

    6th April 2013

    We review the new Torq Recovery Plus+ hot recovery drink. Torq Recovery Plus+ £50 – 1.5kg, £22 – 500g www.torqfitness.co.uk This new hot recovery drink from Torq features all the training benefit claims you’d expect. These include HMB for slowing…

  • Best Energy Bars For Triathlon 2013

    18th February 2013

    The best energy bars for triathlon taste tested, rated and reviewed for 2013 Cynics might suggest that the marketing of sports nutrition is a seething mass of often contradictory, cherry picked, pseudo science that ends up extremely confusing for the…

  • GU Roctane Ultra Endurance Review

    5th November 2012

    We review GU’S Roctane ultra endurance drink. GU Roctane Ultra Endurance £35:$30 (12 servings) www.guenergy.co.uk:guenergy.com/store This powder-based drink from GU is caffeinated, carbohydrate-rich and tasty – pretty much all you need for endurance races. Each two-scoop serving (around 600ml) provides…

  • Torq Bar Review

    9th October 2012

    We review Torq’s latest nutrition bar. Torq Bar £29.20 www.torqfitness.co.uk On paper, Torq’s latest weapon in the sports nutrition war ticks all the boxes: over 33g of carbs per 45g bar; a mix of simple and complex carbs for instant…