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!
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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Posted by Steve Maliszewski on 25th Jul 2014
Ran Badwater using tailwind as the basis for my nutrition. It worked really well. I didnt have any major stomach issues and was able to still be alert and running strong in the later miles of the race.
Posted by Unknown on 24th Jul 2014
I love this product, because it has a mild, pleasant flavor and it seems to work well. I have not experienced any bonk or stomach issues using this product. While my friends were gagging down pack after pack of gu on a recent 20+ run, I was sipping the Tailwind and loving life!! I've tried other (more expensive) products that make similar claims, but Tailwind is the only electrolyte powder that actually comes through on its promise.
Posted by Zak on 23rd Jul 2014
Just in case I had any doubts.....ran the Vermont 100 using only Tailwind again. Fantastic results; no dips in energy, switched to the caffinated TW after 9 PM and felt a charge of energy that lasted until the finish. Easy recovery again! Improved my finish time by 1:45!
Posted by Jim McGuckin on 22nd Jul 2014
I have a 50K in two weeks in which I will really get to put it to the test. So far the flavor has been pleasant on long runs and digestion seems to be no issue but we will wait to see after race conditions and 50K.
Posted by reuben on 21st Jul 2014
I took a leap of faith and put tailwind to a first test this past weekend for my first half ironman. I'm a bigger person who struggles to stay hydrated and keep my salts/electrolytes in check. I constantly finish longer endurance events cramping or completely wiped. I sucked down three 24 oz 2-scoopers on the bike and an additional bottle of water. felt very strong coming out of T2, stronger than I've ever felt. No stomach issues (another issue I battle), and a very powerful run. I'm a believer! It's hard to think about using anything else for nutrition and hydration.
Posted by Elena on 21st Jul 2014
Felt great with an 18 mile run, no dips in energy. Did not use anything else for fuel. Accidentally mixed it with Mandarin Orange and tasted great!
Posted by Mike MacKay on 19th Jul 2014
I had tried Tailwinds before and I thought it was good but there are so many different options out there and I went and tried a few.I had only been doing sprint triathlons and always cramped up on the run,This year I jumped up to olympic triathlons and doubled my training.I still had some tailwinds and started using it only.What a difference.I not only finished under my goal of 3 hours, there was no cramping!!Thanks tailwinds I learned my lesson, stick with the best.
Posted by Gary on 18th Jul 2014
I go on training rides that vary in length from 30 to 50+ miles, four to five days a week. Using Tailwind I no longer have to stop to eat power bars etc. Makes it so much easier to prepare for the next days ride. I just fill my Camel back with TW, place in the fridge and am ready to go for my ride the next day. I don't feel hungry during the ride, especially towards the end, like I used to when downing power bars or whatever I happened to take for my ride prior to using TW. I definitely will be using this as my go to fuel for my longer rides from now on....
Posted by Ed Thomas on 16th Jul 2014
I started using Tailwind a couple of months ago. I used it in training and used it at the Kettle Moraine 100 where I paced a friend. Even though I was pacing and not racing I felt good throughout the evening and late night hours and never felt hungry at all. I was pleased with the results. This past weekend was the true test. I ran the Black Hills 100 in Sturgis South Dakota. I carry 2 handhelds and loaded them with 250 calories each. I pre-made several baggies filled with Tailwind (250 calories ea. for the outbound and 200 calories ea for the inbound) and kept two in the pockets of my handhelds and the rest in drop bags. I worked hard at not exceeding 300 calories an hour and don't think I ever crossed that threshold. So here's the scoop (no pun intended!..ha!), the Tailwind worked like a dream! Last year at Leadville I had stomach issues the last 24 miles and couldn't keep anything down. Nothing, not even water. At Superior stomach issues weren't as bad but not much of an appetite and not much energy. I finished Leadville in 28:36 and finished Superior in 36:30. This past weekend, using almost exclusively Tailwind Nutrition (Berry flavor on the outbound, Raspberry Buzz on the inbound) I finished in 23:59. This was good enough for 6th place overall and 1st in my age group (50-59). Besides the Tailwind I ate 8 potato chips(yes I counted them for calories sake),7 pieces of watermelon and one piece of pineapple (because it looked so good). Other than that, only Tailwind! No stomach issues, no lack of energy. I just sipped one 20 ounce bottle per hour to keep my calories up. During the overnight hours I dropped down a bit on consumption because I wasn't sweating as much. Whenever I got a bit hungry I just took an extra sip and I was good. Also, this is the first race where I did not consume any protein whatsoever. I think this helped with carbohydrate absorption and glycogen conversion (but what do I know, I'm not a scientist!...lol) I will be running Leadville in August and couldn't be happier! I have FINALLY found the nutrition product that I have so desperately been searching for. I know a lot can happen in a 100 mile race and things don't always go as planned, but as far as nutrition and hydration and electrolyte replacement I'm golden! When you run that far the less you have to worry about the better off you are!! Thank you so much Tailwind! Love you guys!!
Posted by Rebecca on 14th Jul 2014
I have tried several hydration and fueling products before stumbling across Tailwind at a local trail race. Since then, it is the only product I use and have recommended it to everyone that will listen. My stomach is sensitive and Tailwind does not make it hurt like the gels do and it tastes sooooo much better. I have even given it to my child when she had a stomach bug and she bounced back in no time. Thanks for a great product!
Posted by Kelly Hutchins on 14th Jul 2014
Its really hard to say yet, I have only gone for a 2.5 hr run. My problem has been past the 4-5 hour mark, on a run. Typically don't have issues on the bike with any product, but have had some serious issues with several during my long runs or races. I can say, the taste is by FAR BETTER THAN ANY I have tasted. I wish that was all I was after, but its not. Anyway, if I can get "LIFE" to slow down, I'll get some long runs in, and ill let yall know. Thanks, Kelly
Posted by Justin Radley on 14th Jul 2014
I have been using Tailwind Nutrition for all of my long runs and races in 2014. My last races have been a 50M, 100k and 40M and I have eaten less solid food in those 3 races combined than in any other single ultra that I have completed. I have had 1 pancake, 1 GU and about a dozen dill pickle spears in those 3 races total. I have also drank 3 20 oz bottles of soda and 1 12 oz can of Red Bull. Everything else is Tailwind. I mix 1.5 scoops in my handheld and that is the perfect blend for me. The biggest difference is that I have noticed no difference in race fatigue at the end of these races. I am clearly getting everything I need and feel great at the end, hunger-wise. I have been telling everyone about Tailwind and many friends are jumping on board.
Posted by Brian on 13th Jul 2014
I have been using Tailwind for the last 7 mt bike rides I have been on. Every ride is a minimum 3 hours and a couple were over 4 hrs, 80 degree plus weather and no hydration or nutrition issues. The products mixes perfectly in my reservoir and simple water flush cleanup leaves no residue or smell like all the others I have had the misfortune to try. I will stop searching for the right product because I believe I have found it. Thank you for providing the perfect product for casual weekend rides and epic training grinds, Tailwind does it all and so far has not caused any distress to my sometimes delicate digestion. I love it and am recommending it to all my active friends for competition and just good nutrition to finish their activities in better condition than when they started!
Posted by Grant Maughan on 11th Jul 2014
I have now used TW in many races & heavy training sessions including this years Marathon des Sables in Morocco, Keys 100 & only last week to complete the Badwater 146 mile solo crossing which included pulling a cart with over 200 lbs of water & gear for self sufficiency & climbing Mount Whitney to end.
For long distance events I do not like eating food so obtaining all my calories & electrolytes from fluid is the way to go for me.
Posted by Doug on 11th Jul 2014
I'm a road cyclist averaging 600 miles a month with at least one 60-75 miler a week. Much of it is in hot/humid weather where hydration & electrolyte replacement is critical. My daughter got me Tailwinds Endurance for CMAS & I alternated it with G2 for several months. I find it superior in every way - taste, no fatigue or cramping issues and more refreshed after rides. Just ordered my second supply & plan to use Tailwinds exclusively now. Happy to support a good product and a Texas based company!
Posted by Colin GIlbertson on 11th Jul 2014
Tailwind has kept me fueled so much easier than when I used to bring a whole pack of extra junk. Although I still feed myself on long training sessions, Tailwind has been my go to for complete maintenance. Gym, trail, carrying a big rock up a cliff, you can bet Tailwind is in my veins.
Posted by Unknown on 11th Jul 2014
I just started training with Tailwind a few weeks ago and love it! As a matter of fact, I accidently left my handheld bottle in the car before a long run and after the first 10 miles I could feel a considerable difference in my lack of energy and endurance. I am true believer in Tailwind. I will not run without it!
Posted by Ben Hamlet on 10th Jul 2014
Tailwind is the best endurance fuel I have used. Steady energy with no digestive issues. I have only tried the Mandarin Orange flavor. Tailwind worked great during a 12 hour ruck and during a 31+ hours adventure race. I highly recommend Tailwind.
Posted by Matt Eggleton on 7th Jul 2014
I've experimented with a few forms of nutrition while mountain biking and find Tailwind to work the best. I like two scoops of the lemon flavored powder per large bottle (or per 24 oz of water in my CamelBak). I have a couple more long endurance races over the next month and feel confident that nutrition/energy/hydration is one thing I don't have to reconsider. Tailwind has me covered.
Posted by Adriana on 5th Jul 2014
Training for an Ironman is hard enough to think about 1,000 nutritional options during training, and Tailwind Nutrition is now my choice. Keep it simple and focus on your hard work!
Posted by Mike on 4th Jul 2014
I used this product for Ironman Coeur d'Alene this year. I was a little hesitant to only use Tailwind and actually put back up solid nutrition on the bike just in case. In the end I only used Tailwind the entire day and had no stomach issues at all. I felt like I had plenty of energy and it worked perfectly for me.
Posted by kristen fredericks on 30th Jun 2014
it was the 2nd time using this product on a 12 hour adventure race. both races were hot and dry-90 degrees- and i felt great. of course, any drink warmed up in a plastic water bottle is never tasty but i chugged it down and was pleasantly surprised by my performance. i have always been an avid hammer nutrition gal and feel that your product was comparable and or superior to theirs.
Thanks. will use again for my 100 mile mountain bike race.
Posted by Mary Beth on 30th Jun 2014
I have used the hydration mix a handful of times the past few humid, hot weeks, and it has no disappointed me at all! I love that it's clear, with no gross colors/dyes. It has a light taste that doesn't cloy at your taste buds or make your mouth feel terrible. But the best part is that my stomach isn't completely destroyed after a two-hour+ run as it normally would be with other drinks. In fact I felt so good after a recent long run, I was almost sad to be done! This on a 80+ degree, ridiculously humid morning. I will definitely continue to use Tailwind and can highly recommend it. Now, how am I going to carry it during my next marathon . . .
Posted by nick on 27th Jun 2014
tailwind is my only nutrition for 3-5hr runs, and works every time. tastes great. thanks guys, keep it up!
Posted by EH on 27th Jun 2014
I'v been using TW for several months now and I have to say, it has worked quite well for me. No more gels! I use it for any training over an hour up to 6-7 hours and have only added chia bars, or a banana to the regime with plenty of neergy during the entire workout.
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