Not very many years ago this category didn't even exist. But, it seemed something inbetween Gatorade, Snickers, and a banana needed to be invented. The first out of the gate was Leppin, with its Squeezy product. This was all the rage among pro triathletes a decade ago, but before it could break out of the pro ranks and become ubiquitious among the rank-and-file, GU stormed the market.
QUESTION 1: If you were to compete in a half-Ironman, what would be your nutritional regimen during the race?
QUESTION 2: Why are gels typically sold in 100 calorie packets?
QUESTION 3: Are there new or different delivery systems on the horizon?
QUESTION 4: What is the life of a gel in its plastic container?