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Zipvit Recommendations?

JayKingFunkJayKingFunk Posts: 411
I've been reading about recovery drinks/bars and a lot of people seem to like Zipvit.

Can anyone tell me what they use from Zipfit, I had a look online but was a bit overwhelmed by the choice of different products!

Basically I'm looking at something to pick me back up after a ride that will do me some good and something to take out on all day rides to give me a boost.

Thanks in advance, J
I love the sound my tyres make on dusty single track!

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  • mzm70mzm70 Posts: 123
    I use, and really like the ZV3 (vanilla) for post recovery, however the 1.4kg tub is now nearly £30, it used to be BOGOF so decent value. I won't be buying at that price. It's good stuff though.
  • gaz047gaz047 Posts: 601
    have a look at this

    http://www.zipvitsport.co.uk/sportsnutr ... very%20Box

    not bad for £5, it'd cost you £4 for the bottle alone!!

    cheers
    gaz
    if it ain't rainin.....it ain't trainin
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  • i've tried ZipVit ZV8, seems nice, it has additional 9 vitamins for energy.
    I've felt really motivated and energetic.... and it tastes nice.
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  • Cheers for that link Gaz, I'm going to order one!
    I love the sound my tyres make on dusty single track!
  • gaz047gaz047 Posts: 601
    no problem, i posted the offer in general but think its been moved/deleted.
    gaz
    if it ain't rainin.....it ain't trainin
    Stick your 'rules' up your a%se
  • I tend to use SIS during and post rides.

    Zipvit are ok but I just wonder with so much choice how it is all absolute product?
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  • I would reccomend using torq products as they are natural and better for the body. The strawberry and cream recovery shake gives you a good boost after a hard ride and various different flavours of energy powder whilst out on your rides. Worth a look!
  • amck111amck111 Posts: 189
    High recommend the ZipVit ZV8 Uncoated Chocolate Energy bars, taste great and really keeps you going on the longer rides. Cliff bars are pretty great too.
  • BriggoBriggo Posts: 3,823
    Ok I tried the Zipvit gel energy thing today during ride, natural orange flavour.

    Safe to say I wont be buying any of those, they are fckin rank.....

    The bars are much much better.
  • amck111amck111 Posts: 189
    Briggo wrote:
    Ok I tried the Zipvit gel energy thing today during ride, natural orange flavour.

    Safe to say I wont be buying any of those, they are fckin rank.....

    The bars are much much better.

    That goes for their caffeine energy gel thing too - rotten.

    Bars for the win.
  • ExeterSimonExeterSimon Posts: 830
    I think the ZipVit energy drinks taste like bleach.

    Although their chocolate orange protein bars are very tasty.
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  • zammmmozammmmo Posts: 315
    Some of the Zipvit products are quite good. However, I haven't yet gotten a timely and decent answer to the few technical queries I've asked about their nutritional products. I mean just saying 'oh well LA uses them' doesn't really answer the original question does it?

    Compare this with the American site Hammernutrition - they have answered quickly and you definitely get the feeling the person on the other end actually *knows* the products rather than blindy sells.
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