My Review Of Run Gum

Run Gum is one of those products that I tried basically out of curiosity.  I had seen the ads on Facebook and really didn’t pay any attention to them.  Then, I was listening to The Runner’s Connect Podcast and Tina Muir was interviewing one of the co-founders of Run Gum, Nick Symmonds.  Nick is a pretty incredible runner and in addition to his other accomplishments is a 2 time Olympic team member. I was very interested in what Nick had to say about the variety of items that he and Tina talked about.  Then, they started talking about Run Gum and how it came about.  First of all, Nick has a biochemistry background and is an elite runner – so, he knows that the body needs to perform at optimal.  I’m not going to go into a lot of detail – but, you can read all about it at … {Continue Reading… }

Review Of Power Bar Energy Gel Blasts

I tried something yesterday that I want to share with you.  Power Bar Energy Gel Blasts. These are great little chews for use before and during runs – or any exercise.  For the those techies out there – they are formulated with Power C2 MAX dual source energy blend.  It’s a 2:1 glucose to fructose blend found to deliver 20–50% more energy to muscles than glucose alone and improve endurance performance . Now, I’ve always been a Banana Power Bar girl – I eat one every morning before I head out for my run – so I figured I’d try these.  I had run a really hilly workout on Tuesday and then a 7 miler on Wednesday.  It was a humid morning Wednesday, and I was feeling the hills a little bit from the day before – so I figured I’d try out my new energy treat, even though usually I don’t take … {Continue Reading… }