SiS GO+ Nitrates gel review

Dietary supplement for big rides

Our rating 
3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £1.90 RRP
SiS GO+ Nitrates Gel

Our review

Easy-delivery nitrates with proven performance benefit – but an acquired taste
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We’ve always been fans of SiS GO gels, the drinkable isotonic energy pouches. This new high-tech formula shares the same easygoing consistency and is designed to be a dietary supplement rather than an energy-delivery product (there are just 34kcal per portion). 

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Since researchers first found a clear link between consumption of nitrates and endurance performance a couple of years ago, a few companies have launched products aiming to satisfy the new market for this magic ingredient. Taste can be a problem, though, and unfortunately the GO+ suffers on that front.

We used it as instructed, taking the gels for four days before a big ride. The riding itself felt easier, though improved spring fitness could have been as much a factor as the nitrates. 

However, no matter how quickly we downed the gels, or mixed them with juice (as suggested), the difficult taste meant we would need a very special event to warrant taking these again.

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This article was originally published in Triathlon Plus magazine, available on Zinio.

Product Specifications

Product

Name GO+ Nitrates Gel (13)
Brand SIS