Your ultimate guide to energy gels

By January 6, 2016Spotlight

It wasn’t long ago that athletes relied solely on water, sports drinks, and maybe some flat cola as their primary carbohydrate supplement during long races. Luckily, our understanding of sports nutrition has improved to the point that we now have a plethora of products to choose from, each designed to speed glycogen to our working muscles.

The problem these days is not in finding a glycogen delivery product, but rather in sorting through the myriad of possible choices and then developing a strategic nutrition strategy to ensure optimal fueling on race day.

Competitor has the ultimate guide on energy gels and other carbohydrate supplements and understanding when–and how often–you should be taking them to ensure maximum performance and optimal fueling on race day.

Read the article.