Recently I was sent a few samples of Island Boost to try during my runs. It promises to be easier on the stomach, require no water and provide immediate energy. I was skeptical and do not like to change my fuels due to my ever so finicky stomach and my analness for completion of runs and checking them off my list. I tried my first one on a 4 mile run, the Blueberry Pomegranate. It went down smooth, no water necessary and I took it right before I went out the door. Tasted good, not thick like my normal fuel and out I went. I got in a pretty quick 4 with no stomach issues and felt good. The real test was my long run where my stomach ALWAYS tends to give me trouble. I took the second one, Passion Fruit, about 2 miles into my 7. Went down good, tasted good and gave me a little pick me up that I needed in the heat and humidity at 5AM.
They passed the test, tasted good and did not affect my stomach. I only took one at a time and am not sure what they would do to my stomach if I took more than one but I am very happy with this fuel.
Here's some product info:
Island Boost - Make Personal Best Happen
Have you ever tried Island Boost? What's your go-to fuel?