Maximizing your performance potential by using supplements may seem complicated (and sometimes it is) but looking at how the pros do it can save you a lot of time and put you on the right track to achieve your best form yet.
In conjunction with the Swiss-based sport’s nutrition brand Sponser Sport Food we have lined up some tips and advice for you from the 2019 ABSA Cape Epic African Jersey and 2019 Wines2Whales Champ, Matt Beers. We asked Matt to list his seven ‘go-to’ nutritional and fuel aids from the range and offer tips and advice on each.
SPONSER ACTIVATOR is a highly efficient, natural caffeine booster. It contains 200mg of caffeine and is particularly suitable for endurance sports, but also for power sports and explosive disciplines in which maximum concentration and alertness are needed. For an optimal effect, caffeine should be consumed 1h before exertion. The effects can last several hours, depending on the quantity consumed. MORE
SPONSER COMPETITION is an acid-free sports drink for high energy needs which contains a large mix of carbohydrates with different glycemic indexes, plus electrolytes. Due to a Thanks to its very light flavoring, it can be consumed in high concentrations and at high intensities. It is enriched with the electrolytes sodium, calcium, magnesium, potassium and chloride which play an important role in energy metabolism and muscle function. MORE
SPONSER ELECTROLYTES: An effervescent tablet which creates a refreshing sports drink with zero carbs and practically no calories. It contains the 5 electrolytes sodium, magnesium, calcium, chlorides and potassium which are lost during exercise. ELECTROLYTES are free of lactose, gluten, artificial colouring and preservatives. Easy to prepare: dissolve 1 effervescent tablet in 500-750 ml of water and the refreshing sports drink is ready. MORE
SPONSER HIGH ENERGY BAR: The ideal high-quality cereal bar with short, medium and long-chain carbohydrates for a progressive energy supply. Contains oatmeal and is rich in beta-glucans. Medium-chain vegetable oils (MCT) supply additional energy. Enriched with BCAA, the branched-chain amino acids valine, leucine and isoleucine. MORE
SPONSER LIQUID ENERGY PLUS is a highly concentrated neutral-tasting source of energy in liquid form. Available in a tube or gel package it contains 200 kcal of pure energy. Moreover, it contains the functional ingredients of caffeine, taurine, inositol. Liquid Energy Plus is appropriate for endurance sportsmen who are dependant on a constant energy supply. MORE
SPONSER LIQUID ENERGY PURE is a highly concentrated neutral-tasting provider of energy in liquid form. A tube of 70 g contains 210 kcal of pure energy. Liquid Energy is appropriate for endurance sportspeople who need constant energy supply. MORE
SPONSER RECOVERY DRINK is a fruity lactose-free carbohydrate-protein drink for recovery after exercise. It contains short and long-chain carbohydrates for energy with casein and whey protein hydrolyzate. MORE
ABOUT SPONSER SPORTS NUTRITION
The Swiss brand’s leading expertise in food science as well as its innovative drive and high-quality products, make SPONSER® the market leader in the Swiss sports nutrition industry. Olympic champions and recreational athletes place their trust in SPONSER®. In collaboration with renowned universities, professional athletes and doctors we have designed functional and well-tolerated products based on the latest scientific research to meet every athlete’s nutritional needs. Our products are carefully manufactured from certified sources and are subject to strict quality controls.