The fitness consumables and tech we've using this November, from SiS, Chamois Butt’r, Myoovi and more

‘Soft bakes’ as an alternative to energy bars, and some bear-shaped chewy gummies - ones which pack vitamins rather than sugar…

A collage of the fitness consumables and tech we've been testing in November
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From energy drinks, gels and supplements to training equipment, recovery aids and kit - there are a great many fitness products being marketed to cyclists. But are they any good?

We’re always up for trying something new and seeing whether it works for our training or not. In October we tried Torq Performance’s flavourless Energy Gel (called  ‘Naked’), Lift Activ’s Energy Boost Chews, Carmex’s Moisturising Lip Balm, and more

Anne-Marije Rook
Anne-Marije Rook

Rook is Cycling Weekly’s North American Editor. Her cycling life began in the Netherlands where the bike was her main form of transportation from the age of 6 onward. She found bike racing in her early twenties and spent nearly a decade taking bikes seriously. These days, she’s more about ‘playing bikes,’ epic challenges and two-wheeled adventures — preferably off-road.  

Image is of Anna Marie Abram
Anna Marie Abram

Anna is Cycling Weekly’s Fitness Features Editor for the web. Her cycling life began at the racing circuit of Hillingdon, but has since expanded to include bikepacking, gravel riding and urban utility cycling. Alongside this, she also tends to her similar wide variety of cross-training interests, from yoga and trail running to bouldering.

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