Don’t let the motor-oil aesthetics of the packaging put you off here because what’s kept inside is, as we’ve come to expect from For Goodness Shakes, good stuff.
Both the lemon and lime, and orange, flavours are subtle and easy on the palette, with no nasty aftertaste.
It provides hypotonic (lower carb concentration than your body’s norm), isotonic (same as your body’s norm) and hypertonic (higher than your body’s norm) solutions via its smart dosage pump. A couple of pumps directly into your bottle topped up with water equals an instant sports drink.
Unlike with powders, there’s no shaking, caking or froth to deal with. But this isn’t all about delivery. From a scientific perspective, Nectar Fuel contains all the electrolytes a triathlete needs and has a 2:1 glucose:fructose mix, which has been shown to accelerate the absorption of carbs – perfect for sustaining effort.
The dosing pump costs £5 extra.