Its always good to see what others think of nutrition products on the market, at XMiles we are always sourcing new products that are popping up in the UK and across the world.
With this we look at the recent blog on Triathlete.com - The definitive list of off-the-shelf fuel for on-the-go triathletes.
Their definitive list of off-the-shelf fuel for on-the-go triathletes. we have highlighted some great products from the review that we have available at XMiles.
You can also read the full blog here
Gels & Liquids
Designed to provide energy during exercise, these fuel options are not created equal.
SiS GO Isotonic Energy Gel 60ml provides 22g of carbs and 87 calories via maltodextrin, a complex carb that’s metabolized more slowly than simple sugars like fructose or dextrose. (It’s also less sweet in taste.) Try SiS GO Energy + Electrolyte Gel 60ml formula for added magnesium, chloride, sodium, and potassium.
Looking for more natural ingredients? Try Huma Gel: Original - 44g (Humagel.co.uk); with 27g of carbs from a mix of fruit, syrups, juices, and chia seeds. Honey Stinger’s Energy Gel gets much of its 27g of carbs via honey.
Powdered Drink Mixes
SiS Beta Fuel delivers 320 calories, 80g of carbs, along with essential electrolytes.
Beyond Bars, Gels, & Mixes
Inspired by America’s favourite snack foods, these options target athletes looking for a boost beyond Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.
A miniaturised breakfast favourite has landed in the sports nutrition category: The Honey Stinger Organic Waffles and the GU Energy Stroopwafel each come in at around 150 calories with between 21-23g of carbs. Like the original, these waffles are a blend of starch and sugar for quick, on-the-go energy hit.
The world’s most popular–and legal, to a point*–performance–enhancing drug has found its way into the bars, tablets, and gels shown here.
Checkout the full US blog on Triathlete.com here