It wasn’t long ago that runners and cyclists relied solely on water and isotonic drinks as their primary carbohydrate supplement during longer races.
our understanding of sports nutrition has improved to the point that we
have a myriad of products to choose from, each designed to speed
glycogen to the working muscles.
gels are the latest favourite source of carbohydrate for endurance
events that provide energy for exercise and promote recovery. They come
in small, single-serve plastic packets with a notch at the top, which
can be peeled back to reveal an opening through which the gel can be