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Tested: GU Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Gel

No matter how many fancy new products come out that try to reinvent the wheel (with the wheel in this case being energy gels, not a bicycle wheel), there is one thing that doesn’t change – GU gel being my #1 go to fuel for high performance.

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Tested: Clif Shot Energy Gel [NEW Formula]

Clif Shot energy gel has been around for years, but in late 2010, Clif revamped the gel and totally changed up the formula. Is the new stuff better? Read my review to find out…

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Tested: Clif Shot Bloks

If you haven’t yet considered switching from energy gels to energy chews, you are missing out on some cool products! I finally got a chance to try the Clif Shot Bloks earlier this year, and now I wish I had bought them years ago! Here’s my review…

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17 High-Energy Replacements For Expensive Energy Gels

Energy gels are expensive – at least $0.99 each. And they’re really just sugar. For casual rides, I recommend looking at these energy gel alternatives…

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Tested: PowerBar Energy Gel Blasts

Sticky, messy energy gels are outdated these days. I’ve always liked gels, but the new gummy candies are so much easier and more fun to eat! One of those candies is PowerBar Gel Blasts, a gummy candy with a liquid gel center…

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Tested: Hammer Gel

Hammer Gel looks like yet another energy gel, but the formula is a bit different. This gel contains no added refined, simple sugars, and no artificial colors or sweeteners. Continue reading about this unique gel and the cool flavors…

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Tested: GU Energy Gel

While I always thought $1 for a tiny gel packet was a rip-off, GU energy gel was one thing I couldn’t live without during a mountain bike race. Real food was too much of a hassle, and bars just took too long to chew while navigating teeth rattling singletrack! Here is my review…

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Tested: Clif Shot Energy Gel

Energy gels are an easy and convenient way to get a quick sugar boost when out riding or running. Here is my review and taste test of the Clif Shot energy gels…

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Quick Comparison: Top 10 Energy Gels

While most energy gels are practically the same thing, there are subtle differences with each one. Here is a quick comparison chart that shows nutrition facts from the top ten most popular energy gels…

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How NOT To Carry Energy Gels During a Marathon

When running a marathon or other endurance event, carrying food is very important. But there are good and bad ways to carry energy gels. Here are seven ways NOT to carry gel packets with you…

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How to Pin Energy Gels to Your Running Shorts

Doing a race where there is plenty of water on the course, but you still need to carry your favorite energy gel? Then skip the fancy belts and packs and go back to basics – safety pins! Yes, you can use safety pins to attach gel packs directly to your running shorts. Here’s how…

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Hi, I'm Coach Levi. I'm a USA Cycling Certified Level 3 Coach as well as Level 1 Certified with Precision Nutrition. Want to feel better, ride faster, and look great? Let's work together!

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