I have a little friday, running nutrition treat for you…! I often get asked about different alternatives to energy gels, for longer endurance events such as marathons and ultras; I have recently found a really fun tool to help you come up with different recipe ideas for energy bars to try out.
All you need to do is pick your sport, intensity level, favourite ingredients and whether you would like it to be gluten free or not and the generator comes up with a simple recipe for you to follow. It’s like magic!
Don’t forget to try your recipes out on during your training sessions before taking to your big event!
Here’s one of my favourite recipes I have generated so far. I think I might have a go at making some this weekend.
Gluten Free Strawberry, Blueberry and Almond bar: