Best cycling recovery drink? SIS recovery powder: Science in Sport Rego Rapid Recovery Protein Shake
Back in the 1990s, one great cycling rivalry was Chris Boardman vs Graeme Obree. A young man from Manchester pioneering the use of training technology versus a plucky Scot who built his own bike using bearings from a washing machine. One of Boardman’s many innovations was working with Science in Sport to try to optimise his nutrition for performance.
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Today, Science in Sport Rego Rapid Recovery Protein Shake is a recognised way to recover from hard training and racing efforts and promote muscle repair. It provides carbohydrates, protein, and electrolytes with vitamins & minerals in a complete recovery product.
It should be mixed with water (not milk, which slows down the absorption and recovery benefit) and drunk immediately after exercise. This is the one to have on your warm down! While we can’t measure the benefit, we certainly feel the difference in recovery effect from taking this on hard back-to-back training days.
It’s available in banana, strawberry, chocolate and vanilla. Our firm favourite is vanilla! While the flavours are not unpleasant, it doesn’t feel like the indulgent treat that some recovery drinks are.
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