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  • 50 Serving Mandarin Orange
  • Supplement Facts
  • 30 Serving Mandarin Orange
  • 2 Serving Mandarin Orange
  • 50 Serving Berry
  • 30 Serving Berry
  • 2 Serving Berry
  • 50 Serving Lemon
  • 30 Serving Lemon
  • 2 Serving Lemon
  • 50 Serving Naked Unflavored
  • 30 Serving Naked Unflavored
  • 2 Serving Naked Unflavored

Tailwind Endurance Fuel


Description and Reviews

All you need, all day. Really.

Tailwind mixes with water to meet all your calorie, hydration, and electrolyte needs, without upsetting your stomach or making your taste buds revolt. Just toss it in a bottle or hydration pack, shake, and GO!

Supplemental Facts
  • Complete calories, electrolytes, and hydration: Ditch the gels, chews, and pills, and go all day with just Tailwind.
  • No gut bombs: Stomach problems? You’ll love Tailwind. Unless you enjoy being doubled over, retching.
  • Tasty all day: Clean, light flavors taste better the longer you go.
  • Hydration pack love: Dissolves on contact with water and cleans up with a quick rinse. No film, aftertaste or science experiments!
  • All natural: Crystal clear with no dyes, preservatives or 4-syllable magical ingredients.


Each serving is 100 calories. For endurance workouts, mix 2-3 scoops per 24 oz of water per hour. Adjust to your personal calorie needs during training, using hunger as a guide. When it’s dialed in, you’ll feel satisfied and energetic, not hungry or full. On hot days, keep the same calories per hour, but increase water. To use in combo with other foods, reduce Tailwind intake by the calories you’re consuming elsewhere to avoid overloading the gut. For shorter workouts (<2hr), you can use less Tailwind to taste.

All Natural and Organic Ingredients

Dextrose (Glucose), Sucrose, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Sea Salt, Organic Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Magnesium Citrate, Calcium Carbonate

Gluten free/vegan/no soy/no dairy


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  1. Best hyrdation/fueling product out there

    Posted by Keith Hearn on 29th Jun 2015

    I just started using Tailwind and found that its great for keeping hydrated and fueling for my long training runs leading up to my first 50k.
    Really enjoying the naked flavor the best.

  2. Mandarin orange outrageous optimal energy

    Posted by Carol on 29th Jun 2015

    Thanks for the personal touch!

  3. Excellent Choice for Base Energy Source

    Posted by Unknown on 29th Jun 2015

    Used Tailwind Berry on a 200 mile training ride this weekend in preparation for an upcoming bikepacking race. Tastes great, easy on the mouth & stomach, and provided consistent energy and electrolytes throughout the entire ride. Definitely an upgrade from other energy products that I have used. Looking forward to trying some more flavors.

  4. Should be called Tail Hurricane

    Posted by Chris on 25th Jun 2015

    A friend of mine was extolling the virtues of this new drink this weekend on a gruelling, long, hot mountain bike ride. He didn't eat a thing. Meanwhile I was alternating between crashing sugar lows and Choking on cliff bars as I struggled to ride the bike and eat. He finished refreshed and not the emaciated wreck I was with all my muscles screaming. I was convinced. I bought some the same day and tried if for the first time this morning. I set PB's on all segments of my ride and I feel great now without that depleted feeling. Rocket Fuel!

  5. Love this stuff!

    Posted by Jerry Doyle on 23rd Jun 2015

    My training partner ran/biked/swam using Tailwind for a couple of years before I finally tried it. I've never regretted it. I use it for all my endurance activities and just carried two 7 oz. bottles of it while running the Mount Washington Road Race in New Hampshire!

  6. I used this for a warm and humid 70 mile race and it was awesome!

    Posted by Kristen on 21st Jun 2015

    After years of struggling to find the right balance electrolyte tablets, water and real food - often supplementing with unappealing gels - I finally found what I need in Tailwind. I mix it directly in my hydration pack bladder and just sip throughout the run. I don't have to think about taking pills every xx minutes or about packing food to eat. It keeps my energy level up and on an even keel and keeps me mentally sharp. When I get to aid stations in a race, finding food isn't important. If I see something that looks good, I'll eat it. But if nothing appeals to me, I'll just skip it. I don't NEED to eat like I used to. I won't run without it!
    Not only is Tailwind an excellent product, but the customer service is first rate. My orders come very quickly and always with a handwritten note and my name written on the bag. I've received bonus stick packs, stickers and tattoos as well. I feel like a VIP each time!

  7. Shhh... It's a secret.

    Posted by B. Diggs on 21st Jun 2015

    I would love to give tailwind a descriptive glowing review, but I can't. I don't want my running/cycling buddies finding out about my secret weapon.

    Also, the handwritten thank you notes from the tailwind ladies keeps my wife on her A game.

    Please always be made in the USA. Thanks!

  8. Great Replacement

    Posted by Unknown on 20th Jun 2015

    Using tailwind before, during and after long workouts has been key in how my husband feels post workout.

    Easy on the stomach, and very beneficial replacement of electrolytes after sweating profusely during a run.

    Post run muscles feel much less fatigue using tailwind as opposed to H2O. Great product.

  9. The only fuel I use now!

    Posted by David Kurneta on 18th Jun 2015

    Like so many of us who love endurance athletics, I've tried all the gels, bars, powders and whole food options out there over the years. They all worked to varying degrees but they all had drawbacks that left me looking for something better. After watching the Youtube videos of a certain flame haired ultra runner/internet personality, Tailwind popped up on my nutrition radar. I tried it out during my training for an upcoming 50k and it was amazing! It truly is all you need all day long. It kept me going strong in mountain marathons and ultras in the desert without using any other nutrition along the way. Do yourself and your performance a favor and get some!

  10. All you need, all day. Really?

    Posted by James on 18th Jun 2015

    Yes! A fantastic product that really is all you need. I have been using it for over 6 months now without any issues. It makes my 2+ hour runs much easier and my stomach is still in great shape to start my recover meal as soon as I stop. I had a 7 hour effort this spring and Tailwind pulled me through with flying colors. Not to mention the customer service is top notch. The Tailwind team has knocked it out of the park!

  11. jwaldrop

    Posted by Unknown on 17th Jun 2015

    Works as advertised, I use it on both MTB and trail ultras and it the best I have tried. In this brutal summer heat it has provided me the electrolytes I need for 4 hour MTB rides and 6 hour trail ultras.

  12. Never had such an easy fuel before

    Posted by Cristin on 15th Jun 2015

    I love tail wind. I have a very picky stomach. It rejects most electrolytes, drinks and gu, and chews.
    I used tailwind in a 55K trail race and only ate one package of honey stingers the whole time, and drank tail wind. I did bonk at one point, but not due to my fueling, more due to conditioning and the race. Im a flat lander, and it was at altitude. :) But, I finished strong, and recovered shockingly well.

    Thanks Tailwind!!

  13. Love it

    Posted by Unknown on 12th Jun 2015

    My new go-to!

  14. Hasn't let me down!

    Posted by Sandra D. on 12th Jun 2015

    I've been using it while training for a half iron man. I've been using it mainly for the biking section but more recently also for the run portion.
    It took a few trial and errors to get the right amount of powder for my taste. I'm fairly new to the sport and cannot say I've tried many other products to compare this to. The taste is definitely better and less sweet than your average sports drink. I exclusively use Tailwind in all my bottles for long bike rides. I have had no problems with cramping whatsoever. I do use the occasional gel and snack along side of it, but bringing in this product has definitely helped with my calorie intake in my rides.
    Very easy on the stomach, which I'm very pleased about! No bloating or any kind of discomfort and I don't get sick of the taste at all.
    The only issue I have found is that it does turn water a little thick, which I'm not surprised, but sometimes it leaves a bit of thick saliva on the back of my throat. Nothing that a drink of water after a ride can't fix. This is my only found issue.

    I remember during an Olympic triathlon once, a guy got off his bike and as I went closer to his I asked if he needed help. He told me he started getting cramps. I'm very pleased to say that up until now, while using Tailwind I have had zero cramps (racing or training) and I'm convinced it is due to good nutrition. My half ironman is coming up and I'm confident than Tailwind will be a key part of a achieving my goal.

  15. best endurance fuel I've ever tried

    Posted by Unknown on 10th Jun 2015

    Over the past 8 years I've tried many nutrient products for Ironman, 70.3, and marathons and ultras and had gastro issues with gels and other products I've tried. Tailwind has alleviated these problems while still meeting my nutritional needs.

  16. It works for me.

    Posted by Dennis on 10th Jun 2015

    I have finished 2 40 mile runs the last couple months using Tailwind, and it has worked for me. The flavors are all mild enough that they overwhelm the taste buds, but I actually like the naked best.

  17. Really all you need

    Posted by Unknown on 10th Jun 2015

    Just completed another 50 miler with 90% of my calories coming from Tailwind and I shaved a couple hours off my best time! Tailwind is the best.

  18. Worked as advertised

    Posted by Unknown on 9th Jun 2015

    I used tailwind for my first 100 miler. It worked great. Gave me lots of energy without the bloat.

  19. Great Product

    Posted by Bill West on 3rd Jun 2015

    I have now been using Tailwind Naked flavor for over a year and it just simply works. Keeps me going. I would highly recommend you give it a try.

  20. No Cramps, No Bonks, No Kidding

    Posted by Kevin King on 3rd Jun 2015

    I was terribly skeptical but drank the Cool-Aid any way. Away I came amazed after my last 2 x 50K runs started and finished with no cramps, no bonks, no kidding. I drank the product exactly as prescribed on the bag with only 1 variance - I added a small amount of chia seeds to the powder for some extra nutrition and bulk in the water bottle. I am a believer.

    Another quick story. My wife and son in law and I did a 50 mile bike ride last weekend. This is the longest ride ever for my son in law. By about mile 40 he was in bad shape. Aaron was having a horrible low spot and cramping badly. I gave Aaron a full 20oz bottle of Tail wind mixed Heavy and said "drink as much of this as you can stomach". Aaron complained of the taste calling it "Sweat Water" but drank 2/3 of the bottle any way. After 10 minutes of limping him along the young man had a miraculous recovery! Aaron crushed the last 10 miles of the ride and promptly asked me "What was in that sweat water?".

  21. Awesome!

    Posted by Rachel on 1st Jun 2015

    Love the flavors. Not overwhelming. Just right to keep you going through those long grueling hours.

  22. Double Metric Mountains of Misery

    Posted by Unknown on 1st Jun 2015

    I have used Tailwind for a 12 hour mountain bike race and most-recently for the Mountains of Misery Double Metric Century in Western Virginia, near Virginia Tech. My jersey pocket looked pretty funny at the start jammed with 7, 3 scoop servings of Tailwind in plastic snack bags. The ride ended up a 129.6 miles and 13,521 vertical feet. Tailwind was my only nutrition during the ride, and it worked perfectly throughout the ride. Thank you.

  23. This just plain WORKS for me!

    Posted by Mark on 27th May 2015

    I have been using Tailwind for just under a year now. I just finished by first 50-mile trail race. This race (Jemez Mountain Trail Run) has over 11,000 feet of elevation gain and is considered a very difficult 50 miler. Tailwind was all I consumed for the entire 12.5 hour run. Plenty of energy, no "bonk" or "wall" and no muscle cramping in the last long downhill. I used straight Trailwind for the first half and switched to the caffeinated version for the 2nd half. Even during the finishing miles, the taste was still pleasant and my stomach felt great all day. I credit Tailwind as a key part of my recent success at the longer mileages.

  24. Love Tailwind! It provides calories, electrolytes and tastes great!

    Posted by Christy Gonzales on 26th May 2015

    I was introduced to Tailwind by a friend who participates in ultras and multiple Ironman races. I tried it and loved it! Tailwind provides the calories I need, electrolytes, tastes great and is easy on the stomach. I had a successful Ironman race and will continue to use Tailwind products! I can't recommend it enough!

  25. Nothing helps a race performance like Tailwind.

    Posted by Scott Gall on 26th May 2015

    First product I've found that both decreases the need to carry anything else for nutritional intake and increases my ability to keep the effort high throughout the entire duration of a race or long effort.

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