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Old 06-17-2013, 12:02 PM   #1
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Hammer Nutrition

Anyone ever use this stuff? If so, what did you use and what type of activities were you doing?

I need something for all days rides. AMA Dual Sport stuff. I am old and out of shape and need a boost...

http://www.hammernutrition.com/
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Old 06-17-2013, 12:57 PM   #2
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Yes, been using the hammer gel espresso for a few years now as well as recoverite. I started using it when cycling and continue to use it when riding off road. I buy the big jugs of it and refill into a smaller squeeze bottle. Makes a great snack and pick me up.


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Old 06-17-2013, 01:25 PM   #3
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I used Hammer stuff for a while when I was riding centuries on my road bike.. plus for running and other aerobic sports.. it is good stuff.. really no different than Cytomax or other name brand stuff.. everyone has their recipe for carb/protein ratio's, caffeine or not.. etc etc. It is good stuff... keep an eye out on steepandcheap and sometimes similar stuff will come up for 50% off.
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Old 06-29-2013, 06:24 PM   #4
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I'll 2nd or 3rd the comments on Hammer products. They are high quality, top notch products. I've used them on the bicycle, century riding, lots of climbs etc around the Denver, CO/front range area and the evil Moab Century.

Most any cycling shop will have some Hammer stuff. I like their gels for climbing, some of the bars not so much. Their electrolyte replacement stuff is very good. As always try this type of stuff when you're feeling good, not wrung out and tired. If they don't sit well in your stomach comfy in your living room then don't mess with it when you're working hard.

The gel produces are great for giving you a boost but like all sweet stuff you'll crash. There are dozens of good options at cycling/tri shops for work out nutrition. All I can say is try various stuff til you find something you like.

I'm new to duel sport and motorcycles in general. I'm surprised at the workout I get when off road.
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:25 AM   #5
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Anyone used this brand?,just after info on quality etc,currently looking at the 22lt dakar pack,can it be used without the oem/supplied chest protector/plate ?.Any other flags on klim/ other brands etc would be good,thanks gentlemen
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:48 AM   #6
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Anyone used this brand?,just after info on quality etc,currently looking at the 22lt dakar pack,can it be used without the oem/supplied chest protector/plate ?.Any other flags on klim/ other brands etc would be good,thanks gentlemen
No experience, but I don't think it would taste very good and has no nutritional value
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:39 AM   #7
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Hammer perpetuem is great for maintaining performance during workouts over 2 hours while Heed (high endurance electrolyte drink) is good for shorter workouts. I recently ran a 50 mile trail race using Heed, Perpetuem, and Saltstick sodium capsules with no issues. Nutrition was actually THE most important factor and hammer products kept me going. The solid perpetuem tablets are convenient to carry but you need about 8 oz of water to wash each one down...YMMV though. Based on your mentioned needs, I would recommend you start with just the Heed and see how it works. It's not syrupy like Gatorade and powerade so it doesn't leave a film in your mouth.
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Old 06-30-2013, 05:19 AM   #8
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No experience, but I don't think it would taste very good and has no nutritional value
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sorry gents,sort of posted in wrong area,
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