Nutrition

  • Energy Bars Review

    15th March 2012

    We review five great energy bars for triathlon to keep you going during your race. 1. Maxifuel Viper Boost Bar £23.99 for 12 x 45g www.maxifuel.com These dense little bars have a relatively modest 32g carbs each but added stimulants…

  • For Goodness Shakes 3:1 Sports Recovery Review

    13th February 2012

    We review the new recovery drink formula from For Goodness Shakes. For Goodness Shakes 3:1 Sports Recovery £18.90 for 12 www.athletestore.co.uk These shakes have been on the market for a few years. We’ve tried them after hard sessions and they…

  • Zipvit ZV0 Electrolyte Drink Review

    16th January 2012

    We review this new fluid replacement electrolyte drink from sports nutrition company Zipvit. Zipvit ZV0 Electrolyte Drink £6.99 (20 tablets) www.zipvitsport.com, www.i-ride.co.uk Zipvit ZV0 Electrolyte Drink ZV0 is a low-calorie sports drink with a blend of seven electrolytes that help…

  • Clif Shot Gel Review

    26th December 2011

    We review Chris McCormack’s favourite energy gel – Clif Shot. Clif Shot Gel £1.29 each www.clifbar.com, www.2pure.co.uk Swallowing an energy gel is normally a ‘grin and bear it’ situation, but these ones are surprisingly pleasant tasting. They’ve been popular in…

  • Mutlipower Multicarbo Hi-Energy Jelly Review

    22nd November 2011

    MUTLIPOWER MULTICARBO HI-ENERGY JELLY £1.29 www.mutlipoweruk.com We know a few people who are partial to taking raw jelly cubes on the bike so it wasn’t a huge surprise to find out that a proper sports version was about to hit…

  • Maxifuel Electrotabs Review

    2nd November 2011

    MAXIFUEL ELECTROTABS REVIEW £6.99 www.maxifuel.com Maxifuel Electrotabs These new fizzy tablets from Maxifuel work on the notion that training on an empty stomach is good for building endurance. Pop one into a bike bottle, and within seconds you’ll have a…

  • For Goodness Shakes Nectar Energy Drink Review

    26th September 2011

    For Goodness Shakes Nectar £25 for 2 litres www.nectarfuel.com For Goodness Shakes Nectar Sports Fuel The makers of popular puntastic recovery drinks For Goodness Shakes have finally turned their hands to energy products, and it’s an interesting result. Rather than…

  • CNP Professional Recovery Drink Review

    23rd September 2011

    CNP Professional Pro Recover Review £32.29 www.cnpprofessional.co.uk CNP's recovery drink is one of the tastier examples on the market There are a huge range of sports nutrition drink products on the UK market and by-and-large, they all feature similar recipes…

  • Clif Shot Electrolyte Energy Drink Review

    12th September 2011

    Clif Shot Electrolyte £14.99 (910g) www.clifbar.com Clif Shot Electrolyte Drink Everyday it seems another new sports drink arrives at the Triathlon Plus offices. This month’s pick of the bunch is Electrolyte Shot from Clif. Just mix a few scoops of…

  • All I want for Christmas…

    23rd December 2010

    … is a slot for Kona 2011? A lovely new Shiv or P4? A sub-35 minute 10K? Dream on. But you can avoid the usual last-minute gift pitfalls with our tri alternatives for the multisport athletes in your life. Swap…