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Home made chia seed 'gel'

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

A big part of running long runs is the fueling.

I use lots of gels that I buy... But I would really like to decrease the amount of chemicals I put in my body. I saw this recipe for a gel alternative for long runs.
www.nomeatathlete.com/ho
memade-energy-gel-chia/


I did change some things... I didn't use the brown rice syrup, but replaced it with honey. I also changed the fruit. I used a lime & cherries. The result is YUMMY!!! (and pretty)


I think I'll carry it on my long run in one of my extra water bottles (the small 6oz side ones) that have a spout. We'll see how it works. emoticon
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  • BROOKLYN_BORN
    Thank you for this link. I don't like commercial gels.
    1240 days ago
  • MISSY_MAGOO
    Very cool! Back when I was distance running I would eat the jells on my long runs and did wonder a few times if that mystery goo was any good for you- what a great alternative you found! I'll have to remember this for when I get back into it!
    1241 days ago
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