I had been looking for a carbohydrate drink for an upcoming back to back centuries and ordered some samples of Beta Fuel and Maurten. Let’s be clear they are both ~300 cal drinks so they are “thicker” than your standard sports drink. I have been drinking these before big rides. Typically one after breakfast before my ride and on during. I probably prefer this to Beta Fuel as it was just slightly cleaner tasting and less sweet. - Kevin R.
Curious about the new Maurten product? This TDF Starter Kit is for you! Maurten is sports fuel reinvented and simply put - We are HUGE fans of this product. This revolutionary carbohydrate-rich hydration mix is widely used by the best marathoners in the world. It gently combines two crucial elements for you to use during your run. A high concentration of energy and carbs that are easily absorbed through your stomach. Keep a close eye on how you mix it as 17oz (500ml) is the appropriate amount of water to use this fuel source to its full potential.
Mix Drink Mix 160 or 320 with water, and you’ll have a liquid sports drink containing high concentrations of maltodextrin and fructose. The drink instantly converts to hydrogel in the acidity of the stomach, encapsulating the carbohydrates. The hydrogel then enables a smooth transportation of the drink through the stomach to the intestine where the water, salt, and carbohydrates are absorbed. This pack includes:
If you like calorie drink mixes, this is the BEST option to try on all intensity workouts. Be careful on the amount of water you use and pay attention to that detail. 17oz or 500ml is the amount you are looking for. The mix is designed to be mixed with water with <40mg/L calcium content. Higher levels can affect how it's dissolved. Maurten is careful to say that the functionality of this ratio is key for it to work well. Also, make sure you shake well until the solution dissolves. Drink it before, during and/or after your activity.