“ Brand: Asda / Type: Sports bottle „
I often take a bottle to work to refill there rather than buy bottled water which is in my opinion ridiculously expensive. This water bottle was about £1.50 from Asda a few months ago, mum bought it for me as she had read that its not safe to re-use a coke bottle for water.
The bottle is blue plastic with a sports cap you can just pull up and suck from. It's looking in good condition still after 2 or 3 months. I usually wash it in just warm water every so often.
The bottle is one of the few I have used that doesn't leak!! I have tried bottles before and gone back to using a coke bottle, or had to wrap everything in a sandwich bag! It's a relief not to have to do that with this bottle, and its hopefully not infection me with something from the plastic in the coke bottles.
This bottle holds 500ml. As doctors say 2 liters is recommended to drink of water every day, this is a good way to try and get that fluid intake.
Recommended! It has probably paid for itself because I don't have to buy bottled water.
This bottle cost me £1.20 from Asda. It is available in pink and blue, I own the pink version. £1.20 isn't a high price at all but it is more expensive than Poundland bottles which I haven't actually tried so can't compare them.
I quite like the look of the bottle, it is quite a bright colour which stops it looking boring, the blue is one is a nice, bright colour too. These are 200ml which is very small for a water bottle. I definitely wouldn't call this a sports bottle, I don't think it holds enough water. A can of coke is 330mls which gives you an idea of how small this bottle actually is. I think it would be good if you just want to bring a small drink with you or for a kids lunch box. The small size does have its benefits though, it makes it easy to carry and convenient.
The quality of the bottle is just fine, it's better than others I have used which have seemed more like a disposable bottle because of the bad quality of the plastic. It is sturdy enough and the cap is secure. To open the cap you just lift it up with your fingers which gives you access to drink from it, then you press it back down afterwards and it does stay put.
I have had a lot of drinks bottles leak in my bag in the past due to bad quality caps which slip off or don't click properly when you press them down. I haven't had this problem with this one but you do need to make sure to press it down enough. It also seems to have a slow pouring feature so it doesn't all just spill out if you leave the cap off, this makes it great for kids. It isn't completely spill proof though, but the drink doesn't all rush out if it does get tipped upside down or the lid left off. Because of the wide shape of this bottle, it is easy to clean and not as fiddly as a lot of other bottles.
I would recommend this bottle, but not for sports as it doesn't hold much water at all. I think this bottle is good for kids because it's got built in features which make it harder to spill. I think this is good value for money and a very handy little bottle
=Asda Smartprice Plastic Sports Bottle=
No do not adjust your eyes, it may read Sports, but for me I did not buy this for the sports benefit!! I brought it for the dog.....(and one for me)
They are available in pink and blue colours, I brought mine last year, we were away popped into Asda and saw these. I ended up buying four, one for both the cars one for keeping with us when we take the dog out, and the 4th for my handbag, as I have to take regular medication, and always end up having to carry some with me.
The bottles are plastic, but this is a strong plastic, and has a strong stopper which you pop down, the only point you need to make sure it is fully pushed down as the first few uses the stopper is still.
The bottle holds 200ml, which for me is adequate for my needs,
-Dog - We always take water with us in the car, he has his own dish, bottles and a little cooler bag in each of the cars, and a fold up bowl which slips in one of our bags for when we are out and about, this 200ml size, he gets 2 drinks from it, and it is easy to top up when we go to a cafe.
-Myself- I put some squash in mine, as this may sound really odd but I can't take tablets with water, I had to have a juice based drink, (although my daughter is 10), but before I was pregnant with her I use to be able to tablets without anything, this is just a perfect size as I can take tablets and still have a small amount left, for a drink if I need one, and with the size they fit perfectly in my handbag.
She has used the bottle sometimes to take a drink into school on a normal day she finds this big enough, but in a hot day she says she has finished it by dinnertime, but has to ask for help in getting the bottle refilled.
I personally don't feel that this would be big enough for a sports drink, as two or three gulps, the contents would be gone.
For the uses I need it for, I think the bottle is perfectly adequate, but as a sports bottle I feel that this is not big enough and as such it loses 1 star for that.
This is a 4/5
After the bottle I used to take with me on long walks with my dogs became unusable after the seal broke, I decided that it was probably time I bought a new bottle. I didn't want to spend a great deal of money on something that would just be transporting water for me and the dogs, given that I could've just refilled a bottle I already had, but I decided that one which had some sort of cap on it to stop it being able to leak out (unlike those pop up ones that often leak everywhere anyway).
I went to Asda and, while I was there, I decided I might as well see how much their bottles were. If they were too much, I figured I'd just go to Poundland. I'm glad to say that wasn't necessary though as this bottle was available in Asda for a surprisingly good price of £0.70. I hadn't expected it to be so low in price, but because it was shortly after the children had gone back to school when I purchased this they were having a massive sale and everything seemed pretty cheap. I believe that it should have been about £2 for this, so £0.70 was a bargain in itself.
I half expected this to be poor quality for the price I paid, or I expected there to be some sort of fault with it. However, I've not found any real issue with this at all to be honest, aside from the fact that my dog has a habit of wandering off with anything pink - the colour that I ended up getting - so I frequently lose it and have to rummage through his bed to find it! I don't know what it is, but he loves pink things!
I've found that it's extremely easy to clean (and disinfect too of course after he's had it) but like many bottles it's hard to get inside it to dry it, so I have to leave it to drip dry on the drainer. I often give it another rinse before I use it again as well, to be honest, just to be sure it's completely clean. The fact that it's pink means that if it does get dirt on it, it shows up pretty well.
Getting the cap off this to drink from it is easy enough - you just have to flip it up using your fingers and you can drink from it. If the cap has been left off it, it doesn't leak everywhere either. Okay, so the odd dribble may come out of it, but as a whole it's pretty good.
It's served the purpose I wanted it for and I'm fairly sure it will continue to do so for some time!
I am constantly on the look out for water bottles that won't leak in my children's school bags, so when I came across this water bottle whilst doing my shopping in Asda, I thought I would give it a go.
The main feature of the bottle is that it has an ice cooler stick that keeps your drinks cool for hours. The idea is that you freeze the stick then attach it to a ring at the top of the bottle and drops down into your drink to keep it cold. It is about three inches long so won't take up much room in the freezer. It is really easy to fit and detach from the bottle. I found that it works brilliantly and keeps the drinks cold for at least four hours.
The bottle also has an easy pull up drinking spout, this is essential for my son who has some problems with his co ordination and so finds opening bottles a bit tricky. He can use this one with ease. You just pull up the spout to drink and push it back down to close. I do find he chews this kind of lid and also forgets to push it down but this is not a fault of the bottle at all, and my daughter uses her one with no problems.
The bottle has a great contoured shape which makes it comfortable and easy to hold even when it is wet and slippy.
I like that there is a large loop on the lid as you can hang it on to bags on days out to save the space inside the bag. My daughter however finds that the loop gets in the way whilst she is drinking.
The leak test - They are great, my son leaving the lid open aside, I have not had one soggy school bag since I bought them two months ago.
The bottles are really easy to clean, all the parts come apart and the neck is a lot wider than normal drinking bottles so I can fit my washing up brush in there are give them a good scrub. You can also put them in the dishwasher.
I have had the bottles for two months, they have been used daily and been out on many picnics and day trips, they bottles are still in great condition apart from a few bite marks on my sons drinking spout.
The bottles cost £4 each and are available to buy from Asda stores or on asda.com. I have only seen them in blue but my friend said she got a green one so other colours may be available..
Final words- I think the bottles are such a good buy, not only do they not leak but they keep the drinks cool. This feature has meant my children are drinking more water at school than they used to as they say it tastes nicer colder.
I bought this bottle from asda as I needed a small and handy bottle for use when exercising in the and outdoors and since the price was perfectly suitable to what I was hoping for I did not find a reason that would stop me from buying this bottle.
These bottles come in light blue and pink at a price of £1.30, so price wise this bottle is probably around the cheapest you could get.
I really like the design behind this bottle as it is made to be convenient for everyday purposes as the bottle is easy to open and close, the liquid comes out easily and it is easy to clean thanks to the really wide diameter of the lid.
I have found the plastic of this bottle really good against wear however the piece of plastic connecting the lid with the bottle seems to be slightly fragile comparing to slightly more expensive bottles on sale in stores such as sports direct and JJB.
When it comes to using the bottle it is made with the usual "fruit shoot style" lid and a slightly soft body so squeezing the bottle will squirt out a generous amount of water. The strip of plastic that helps to keep the lid with the bottle is also very effective. 10/10 for ease of use.
I would recommend this bottle to anyone looking for a simple but effective bottle for everyday activities such as sports or exploring the out doors. A cheap bottle with generous features.
I tend to go through water bottles at quite a rate mainly because I have a habit of leaving them behind in the gym or when out camping so I'm always on the look out for cheap options and this particular water bottle only cost £1.20 so it was a real bargain, it was available in two colours, blue and pink so I opted for the pink colour. It does have a couple of drawbacks in the way that it is made but I can accept these given the low price, as you cannot expect something to be perfect when it is sold so cheap.
This bottle is a little on the bulky side which does not make it the easiest to grip, there are some grooves on the side to help you grip the bottle but I find that if I'm doing a heavy workout and sweating a lot then the smooth plastic is not the best for getting a good secure grip on.
It has a standard sportts cap from which a steady flow of water is dispensed without the need to suck really hard, just a tipping motion is all that is needed. It locks back into place securely enough and there is a nozzle protector as well to prevent and spillage of the water when not in use. The top of the bottle unscrews to allow the bottle to be filled. This is the other area where I noticed the cheapness of the bottle as there is not much thread and it is a bit of a pain to get the top back on, it could just be in the build quality of the one I have with the threads slightly out of line but again it is something that is not that big a problem given the low price of the bottle.
It is easy to clean as you just remove the top and wash thoroughly and it is reasonably robust given that it is made from plastic however it does not look like it would handle many knocks and the like.
Given the price this is a good purchase and a product that only has a couple of design niggles.
At the moment I am still on a quest for saving money on the little things, so I have more to spend on the big things. For example, just yesterday I took my daughter and niece to go see Dora the Explorer at the theatre (a really vibrant show I'd definitely recommend anyone with kids under 10 to take them!) and I just knew buying drinks and snacks there etc was going to cost me an arm and a leg. So recently when I was in Asda I bought this sports bottle as I figured I could bring drink from home (seeing as I usually have diluted which makes far more drinks in the long run!) and I could carry this to work and on days out such as yesterday.
The Asda smart price sports bottle is made from quite strong and durable blue plastic and has a removable lid that has a clip which still stays attached to the bottle so never gets lost. This is ideal for me as the amount of bottles I have purchased in the past and somehow I can either find the top and not the bottle or vice versa! So with this, there is little chance of it happening! It has a great capacity at 750ml which holds enough juice (I really wish I could drink more water!) which doesn't quite last me all day but holds me until I am back home as I drink like a fish!
The bottle is rigid to a degree in that it doesn't get squished easily as I had loads in my bag like crisps and sweets and also cartons of ribena for the little ones and this bottle held its own! However it is flexible enough that when I am drinking it can be gently squeezed and does slightly change shape to extract the juice when drinking.
Fortunately, this has a secure screw top lid which is removed to pour the drink/water in as long as its on properly (which I constantly made sure of by tipping the bottle upside down to check for any drops leaking!) there are absolutely no spillages and my bag and its contents stayed nice and dry! Hoorah! To drink from it is easy and simple like many other sports bottles it has a type of spout on top, similar to the one on a Robinson's fruit shoot bottle as the best way I can describe it lol. Pull upwards with your teeth to open it and tilt head back and sip, and then use your mouth to push it back down and close it again. The additional cap is for security and I like the added protection to get in and out of the bottle.
It is easy to clean, and whilst I do not have a dishwasher to say whether it is suitable I have had no problems in cleaning it with some hot water and fairy washing up liquid!
Overall, I think I grabbed the bottle for about £1.30 as it was the last I saw on the shelf and I thought it was pretty good for the price. I would definitely recommend it as it is easy to use, secure and I know it will save me lots of money in the long run on buying drinks when I am out and about or even at work when I am thirsty!
I am not one that loves exercise; in fact, I would go as far to say that I avoid it where possible. Just recently, I have taken up Zumba and surprisingly, I absolutely love it (probably because it doesn't actually feel like exercise!)
The bottle is from the Asda's Smart Price range so not available elsewhere and it cost me around £1. The bottle is quite simple in design, it is bright blue with a blue lid, at the time I purchased, there was no other colour choices available (having said that, there weren't many left on the shelf). Removing the lid is quite easy, my 4 year old daughter can remove. What I like about the lid is that it is attached to the bottle (we have a tendency to loose things in our house). Once the lid is removed, you get the fluid out by simply tipping the bottle up and giving it a gentle squeeze. It is easy to squeeze the bottle yet the plastic is not too flimsy it creases under you hand.
The bottle holds about 750ml of fluid and has a flat base which means it was easy to stand up. I have found the lid to be watertight and I have never experienced any leakages when it has fallen over in the fridge or my bag. The bottle in standard water bottle thickness, my other half sometimes uses it when he bikes to work and it fits nicely into his bottle holder/cage.
I cannot recall if the product stated was dishwasher safe however I wash mine at least once a week in our dishwasher and I have experienced no problems and it cleans quite well.
Overall, I would recommend this product, the price is excellent compared to other brands on the market therefore I would give 5 out of 5 stars.
Thanks for reading.
When you play sports a water bottle is a necessity to keep you hydrated and keep your muscles working properly. I play netball and also like to play tennis, go running, cycling from time to time so water is a big part of this but having to buy a bottle of water every time you need one is quite expensive. Yes, they are only £1 or less but if you are buying a couple every week then this does get pricey. Much better to invest in a water bottle that you can refill that is perfect for sports and this water bottle that I found in Asda is perfect for that.
This bottle itself was only a pound so already you are making a savings by not having to buy a new water bottle every time. I fill this water bottle up with filtered water from a water jug so the water is of the same quality and taste of bottled water. The bottle is made of quite a thinnish plastic so you can squeeze it a bit when you want to suck the water out. The bottle came in blue or pink and I got the pink for no other reason than I thought it was a cute colour.
The bottle is quite simple, it doesn't have a iced centre like some water bottles do, its just plain and simple but that is all you want really. It is slightly curved and comes in at the middle of the bottle so its quite ergonomically well made and you can hold it well. I think this would be quite a good feature if you were running with this bottle but as I just have it on the side of the court when I am playing netball I don't need it for that.
The top of the bottle has a screw top lid so you can easily take it on and off when you are filling up the bottle with water. The top has quite a large opening so its easy to pour water into it. When you actually drink the water there is a spout on this water that you can pull up and down, I think they call it an actual sports bottle top so you can just pull it up quickly and do not have to keep on screwing and unscrewing a water bottle top on a regular bottle of water. This is meant to be quicker for when you are playing sport and I actually find it a bit more hygienic as you can just lift up the top with your mouth and do not have to use your hands which may be muddy or sweaty from playing sport.
All in all this was a great bottle, cheap and definitely well made and a great way of drinking water on the go.
~A sporty Asda drinks bottle~
Amongst the products I have purchased from Asda in the past is one of their budget priced (Asda Price) sports bottles which I saw in store. I thought that these simple sports bottles looked to be of a serviceable quality for a budget type product and I recall being happy enough with the price paid at the time of buying it. At the time I could have bought one of these in pink or blue. They were both bright and bold colour options in my opinion, which made the bottle stand out well enough. I opted for the pink shade as I thought it was the nicer of the two at the time.
~Cleaning the bottle between uses~
In use I found the bottle was very simple to clean and rinse through after use, although I did have to allow it to stand with some freshly boiled water mixed with a little lemon juice from time to time to give it a more thorough clean. I found that after having filled the bottle with any form of drink that had a strong colour and flavour, adding the water and lemon solution helped to get rid of any residue, so as not to leave any hints of what was in there before. Other than that the bottle was easy enough to clean by hand (rather than in a dishwasher) and prepare ready for re use in my opinion.
~Using the sports bottle~
Once the bottle was filled, I found that I could place the filled bottle in to the fridge for a short while, so as to ensure the drink was nice and cool when I used it. This was easy to do as the bottle always stood up nice and straight in the fridge and could be stored away without risk of it tipping over and spilling anything. The cap of the bottle screwed down well too and this ensured that the seal was good, so that any liquid inside the bottle stayed that way until it was ready to be drunk.
I found that the lid was easy to take off when wanting to drink from the bottle making this product something that a child or adult could make use of if wanted. The width of the bottle was such that a child or adult could safely hold on to with ease, although a younger child might have to do so with two hands rather than one in my opinion. I didn't have any problems holding the bottle when drinking from it and I found the bottle drinking cap and lid set up worked as well as could be expected. The bottle could be stored in a bag or back pack if wanted as it wasn't overly large or bulky in my opinion.
My rating for this simple sports bottle is 4 stars as I feel the price was good, the quality and thickness of the materials used to make up the sports bottle gave it a durable and serviceable finish and the bottle was easy to fill, drink from and clean after use. I paid just under £1.50 for the bottle as I recall, which I feel is not expensive when compared with other similar sports bottles I have bought. Other similar products I have used have not really performed any better than this one did.
I must say from the start I bought this just to use as a water bottle and am the least sporty type of person you are ever likely to meet - it's not laziness, just old age!
I have recently moved to Nottingham to stay with my daughter and have been getting to grips finding my way around, enjoying the city enormously but my true love is walking around the canal bank. So, you never know, I might take up speed walking before too long.
I need to take medication every 4 hours and have found myself having to buy bottles of drink even if I'm not particularly thirsty which are heavy to carry around all day plus expensive when you do not have spare cash. So, I think that I have solved the problem now thanks to Asda who, on the day I went, were rapidly selling out of these Sports Bottles. I saw on display both blue and pink ones so grabbed the nearest which happened to be pink and they only cost £1.30 (22/5/12) which is the price I would have paid for a bottle of juice.
It is an ideal size for me and fits neatly into my handbag and I can partly/ fully fill it depending on how long I'm out for the day. The plasticky smell I initially noticed when I first opened it has now well gone and, as long as I remember to fully wash and rinse it well in fairly warm water, I have not noticed any smell at all. I then fill it with water which has been through the Britas water jug and reckon I have saved at least £8 so far in just a few weeks.
To be honest, when I first used it, I did find it leaked a little but this was MY fault for not making certain the top was securely pushed down! Every day now, when I use it, I shake it madly when full just to make sure - there is nothing worse than a wet handbag.
I like this bottle because it is made from a fairly good strong plastic, the container has a good stopper and it also has a bit of 'give'.
For a true sporty type though I am not certain this would be large or tough enough but it holds the maximum 200ml which is adequate for my needs.
Living in a seaside town means that quite often when I go out and get thirsty just having a drink somewhere can mean I am left feeling a tad ripped off. Don't get me wrong I don't mind spending my cash but I do mind paying over the odds for things which meant that instead of this keep happening I went out to get myself a water bottle and this one costing only £1.30 from Asda fitted the bill for me, my needs and my pocket!
So What Is It?:
Well it is what it says it is. A sports style liquid holder/bottle. It holds 200ml of cool, cold liquid so its a great size and this fits great into my fridge door too!
In appearance I have only seen this available in a royal blue, see through colour with a long armed stopper to the top of it and the drinking section is a pull up, down one for safety reasons (keeping the liquid in of course!) Its easy to use, slightly curved for ease of handling to the middle of it and it feels nice and sturdy.
I can pop mine in the fridge and so on and its been completely fine. I rinse mine out under the tap and have no issues with it at all and most of all although stored in an oversized bag when I do go out I haven't found this to drip or leak at all providing I put the lid on the top down properly of course lol.
This is great for anyone looking for this type of thing. Great for the gym, camping whatever and worth every penny of the £1.30 I spent out on it as it and it has actually ended up saving me a fortune too so thumbs up from me!
Only available from Asda stores and like I have mentioned I have so far only seen this in the blue colour which is a shame!
The family and I were away on holiday in the UK a while back and needed some reuseable water bottles for when we were out and about. At the time, we didn't want to spend too much because we had water bottles back home, and these were just to be holiday items for now. Hence, whilst shopping in Asda we came across these Asda Smartprice Plastic Sports Bottles for only £1.30 each, and at that price, we couldn't go wrong. Thus, we bought 5 bottles in total for the family.
The bottle itself is made from a sort of regal blue plastic (not sure if they do any other colours because these were the only ones on the shelf at the time). It is a nice shape to fit in your hand (not too wide or fat) and sturdy enough so as not to totally collapse if you put it in your rucksack with other items. However, it is 'squeezable' enough to allow you to squeeze it to get the water out when needed for a drink.
The top is a simple wide screw cap which can be removed to put the water (or whatever else) in to the bottle, and seals the top of the bottle nicely via the small rubber seal inside the lid when screwed back on. Also within the top of the cap you have the push/pull spout through which you drink, where you pull the spout up, tip the bottle up and squeeze to take a drink, and then push the spout back down again to reseal the bottle.
Now the spout bit was one area of concern that I had with this bottle, because in the past I have bought cheap own brand water bottles and they have leaked everywhere, and with this Asda bottle costing only £1.30, I was fearing the worse. But my concerns were proved wrong because this spout really does seal well on this bottle, and did so on each of the 5 bottles that we had bought. We've buried them in rucksacks etc at all angles, and each time, they have never leaked. So top marks to Asda for the design.
Negative points? Well nothing that I can really say, especially when you bear in mind the £1.30 cost and what you are getting in return. The only thing that may be a concern with long term use could be the durability of the plastic. It is quite rigid, but it does have a seam around it which is often there as part of the manufacturing process, but also indicates a weak spot in the design. So as you scrunch and squeeze the bottle each time you take a drink, it may slightly weaken the seam until it finally leaks. How long that would be will depend on usage, but for us, they lasted the duration of the holiday and still get used on the odd occasions at home with no problems.
In summary, this is a cheap water bottle that is considerably cheaper than many of the branded makes, and yet, just as good (if not better) than those branded items. For £1.30 this is a value for money item, and the spout bit seems to have been well designed to avoid any possible leakage. So overall, easily a 5 star recommendation for this Asda Smartprice Plastic Sports Bottle.
Over the past six months I've really been making an effort with going to the gym and playing netball to try and get myself fit again. I'm not sure the results are quite showing yet, but I'm certainly feeling a lot better (well the majority of the time... not when I get off the treadmill usually)! When I first started I seemed to be spending about three pounds a week buying bottles of water or squash to take to the gym with me so I decided to purchase a sports bottle the other week while in Asda. Despite my boyfriend telling me I should spend a little more and get a "proper" sports bottle (by that I think he merely meant a branded sports bottle) I settled for one from the Asda Smart Price range as I didn't want to spend much!
The bottle I selected was a light blue in colour, similar to that shown in the picture above. At the time of purchasing there weren't any other colours available in my local store although I have since seen a pink version of this as well. To open the bottle the lid simply screws on and off which makes it extremely easy to fill. The actual drink is dispensed by pulling up a small circular piece of plastic which opens the flute and allows the drink to flow through. I've never had a problem with the bottle leaking or opening while being in my bag or car at all; it always seems secure and very sturdy too. The bottle holds up to 200ml of liquid which is certainly sufficient for my needs and seems to be quite a common gym sized bottle!
The only downside I've found with it is that you do need to wash it thoroughly when you first buy it as it has quite a strong, synthetic smell to it which does also affect the taste of the liquid inside. I soaked it in hot and soapy water for an evening and this problem soon disappeared. The bottle is extremely easy to wash in hot, soapy water and make sure that you ensure the lid is thoroughly cleaned too. I paid £1.50 for this bottle in my local Asda which seems a very reasonable price, I've not doubt that it'll last me for months to come as long as I don't go and loose it (this is a common problem of mine in the gym it seems)! I am giving this bottle the full five stars as I really can't find a single fault with it at all!
Thanks for reading.