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This drink is designed to recharge your muscles both during and after exercise, giving you 167 calories of energy in a 500ml mix (a standard water bottle), including nearly 30g of carbs. You also get 6g of protein, so it’s a 5:1 carbs: protein mix, give or take. That’s enough stats.
What makes the Multipower drink different from most is that it contains PeptoPro. Huh? Here’s the science bit… PeptoPro is a pre-digested milk protein. Rather than being packed with fully formed proteins, it contains peptides, built from amino acids, that your body links together to form proteins – there’s no need to break them down first, saving time and energy. Geddit? That all seems logical
Pre-digested proteins usually taste bitter, but this doesn’t – perhaps not too surprising because there is a lot of sucrose in here. You might have your own opinion, of course, but we found the orange flavour really palatable. It’s also pretty light on your stomach – it’s easy to gulp down like a normal energy drink. We like it a lot and have had good results over the past couple of weeks – energy levels have been high and we’ve had no worries with recovery between rides.
You get 17 servings per tub, which works out at under 80p a go if you get it at the £13.50 discount price.
Tasty carb drink with peptides to boost your recovery quickly
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Make and model: Multipower Recharge drink
Size tested: 800g
Did you enjoy using the product? Yes
Would you consider buying the product? Yes
Would you recommend the product to a friend? Yes
Age: 36 Height: 184cm Weight: 74kg
I usually ride: My best bike is:
I've been riding for: Over 20 years I ride: Most days I would class myself as: Expert
I regularly do the following types of riding: time trialling, commuting, sportives, general fitness riding, mtb,
Mat has been in cycling media since 1996, on titles including BikeRadar, Total Bike, Total Mountain Bike, What Mountain Bike and Mountain Biking UK, and he has been editor of 220 Triathlon and Cycling Plus. Mat has been road.cc technical editor for over a decade, testing bikes, fettling the latest kit, and trying out the most up-to-the-minute clothing. We send him off around the world to get all the news from launches and shows too. He has won his category in Ironman UK 70.3 and finished on the podium in both marathons he has run. Mat is a Cambridge graduate who did a post-grad in magazine journalism, and he is a winner of the Cycling Media Award for Specialist Online Writer. Now over 50, he's riding road and gravel bikes most days for fun and fitness rather than training for competitions.