Now that summer is here (even if still in name only), upping your mileage means you need to make sure you fuel properly on your rides, replace lost electrolytes and take in the right nutrients to refuel after a ride. Although that means keeping quite a lot of nutrition products around, it shouldn’t cost the earth.
On this page you’ll find discounts on everything a cyclist needs in terms of nutrition. Whether that’s energy gels and bars or electrolyte drinks and protein supplements, if there’s a good deal, we’ll feature it here.
The products featured have been chosen because we know they’re good quality and are an excellent offer at the price we’ve included (at the time of writing). Our tech team have unrivalled expertise and years of experience testing new products, so you can trust our recommendations – and we also know what represents a good deal. Where we’ve reviewed the product we’ve included a link to it so you can read more.
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High5 Energy gels (20 gels) were £24, now from £12
Each sachet of gel delivers 23g of carbohydrates which should re-invigorate those muscles. Even better, the gels are suitable for both vegetarians and vegans.
Clif bars, box of 12, were £19.08 now from £13.95
Who doesn’t love a Clif bar? The leading brand in the US has so many flavors on offer, that you could happily munch your way through a whole load of them and never get bored. Best to buy a few boxes now to fuel your summer rides.
Scratch Labs Exercise Hydration Mix 1lb bag was £14.95 now from £11.99
Scratch Labs uses all natural ingredients in its energy drink mix, using only real fruit for flavour and no artificial colours or preservatives. The taste is quite light and the electrolyte mix shouldn’t cause stomach problems, while still ensuring that you are adequately hydrated.
High5 Energy Source 4:1 Citrus 1.6kg was £36.99 now £18.49
Get 50% off High5’s carb:protein drink mix. It’s designed to be used during your longer rides but can double up as a recovery drink when you get home too. It’s easy on the stomach and the protein content makes it a bit more satisfying than a sugar-only drink mix.
OTE energy Drink mix 1.2kg was £25 now from £18.99
OTE looks to do things differently with its nutrition range. Using all natural ingredients, it’s designed so that a portion of each product delivers exactly the same amount of energy as any other, so it’s easy to ensure that you’re getting the correct amount of fuel as you ride. Plus it uses all natural ingredients for a light, easy to stomach drink.
High5 Zero electrolyte drink tablets, 8 pack was £55.92 now £27.90
If you want to keep your electrolyte levels up without the calories, High5 electrolyte tablets are a great option. With each tube containing 20 tablets, this eight pack gives you around 120 litres of drink – enough to get you through the hottest summer.
Torq Recovery Drink, 500g, was £33.98 now from £16.99
Torq uses all natural ingredients for its recovery drink mix, with a 3:1 mix of carbs to protein, which includes ribose, β-Hydroxy β-methylbutyric acid (HMB) and glutamine to help kick start your recovery.
Clif Bar Builder’s Protein Bar box of 12 was £29.88 now £21.95
Another all-natural option from Clif Bar, its Builder’s Bar is available from Tredz in either chocolate or chocolate peanut butter flavour. It’s another dangerously tasty option from Clif, as well as packing in 20g of protein.