testimonials

Keith Castleton

"Figuring out how to stay hydrated and prevent muscle cramps during long runs and races has been one of my biggest challenges. In the past my muscles would ache and twitch and cause me a lot of pain after long runs. I came across e-Gel energy gels this summer used them during the Top Of Utah Marathon, took 17 minutes off my previous marathon PR and easily qualified for Boston." ...
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Maricopa, Arizona
Sport: Running

Jeff Rommel

"I broke the golden rule and tried e-Gel for the first time on race day. I ran the Houston Marathon and it was a great experience - no stomach issues and no muscle cramping. Water in my bottle and an e-Gel every hour got me through the race. I'm not the fastest runner, but I set a PR!" ...
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Houston, Texas
Sport: Running

Kathy Murgas

"A friend recommended e-Gel years ago. I tried it, loved it, and 65 marathons (including 1 in each of the 50 states), I am still using it. I've changed the way I train, the shoes and wear, the clothes I wear, but never the gel I use." ...
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Dallas, Texas
Sport: Running & Cycling

Shawn Smith

"At the USA Cycling Marathon Championships it was a 58 mile course and temps around 80-84. ... I raced to a 3rd place on only 2 bottles of e-Fuel and 2 e-Gels. No way around it. This product works and is fueling you can trust." ...
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Gainesville , Florida
Sport: Cycling

Vicki Griffin

"I am an Ironman distance, age grouper triathlete trying to qualify for Kona. Nutrition has always been a struggle... stomach issues, etc.... I used e-Fuel and e-Gel on my last 70.3, had no stomach issues, and won my age group." ...
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Leawood, Kansas
Sport: Triathlon

Bruce English

"I recently completed a half-iron distance triathlon with a brutal bike course. At the end of the ride my quads started to cramp. I nursed an e-Gel over the first mile of the run and the cramps abated. I thought it may have been coincidence, but when the cramps resurfaced at mile 7 only to resolve with another e-Gel I was sold. I only drank water on the run and took e-Gel, so I feel confident that this product made the difference. " ...
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Waynesboro, Virginia
Sport: Triathlon

David Ball

"I've been using e-Gel for 2 years exclusively and will not go with anything else....I qualified for Boston with a 3:18:16 and felt great. One e-Gel 15 minutes before the race and one at miles 6, 12, 18, and 23 mile marks and then the last three miles were my fasted splits" ...
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Sport: Running, Triathlon

Sam Albrecht

"40 miles into a 56 mile ride in the desert with two big hills I started cramping, and had to stop several times. The next week I did the same ride with e-Gel and had no cramping despite it being over 100 degrees. My hydration was the same, so I have little doubt the e-Gel played a big part in keeping me going that day." ...
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Big Bear City, California
Sport: Triathlon

Mary Rogers

"I used e-Gels exclusively and exactly as directed in training for the Lakefront Marathon. This was my fourth marathon and I did not expect to PR, but just to complete it well. With the help of e-Gels taken at miles 2, 7, 13, 18, and 23, I took 10 minutes off of my marathon time and never hit the 'wall' or cramped as I had done in previous events. Some guy laughed at me at the start asking why I had so many energy gels. I told him I had a plan and I was sticking to it. I'm pretty sure I passed him somewhere around mile 22." ...
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Springfield, Illinois
Sport: Running

Adam Lecompte

"This is by far the best energy gel product on the market, and I have been through them all. I have had nothing but positive training and racing experiences with this product. I trained on and used e-Gel in a half half marathon and busted a 1:32.44! My personal best of 5 half marathons. The sustained energy is incredible! I absolutely love this product." ...
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Houma, Louisiana
Sport: Running and Triathlon

David Brumley

"I am an immunodeficient triathlete who has gone through just about every product on the market. My body has difficulty with nutrition absorption and GI distress. After a successful long bike ride (6 hours) without problems during or after I used it on my next race. The results were amazing. My first AG win without any issues or drop in energy late into the race." ...
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McKinney, Texas
Sport: Triathlon

Frank Noble

"Gels I've used prior would include Hammer, Honey Stinger, GU, and VFuel. Carb/Electrolyte drinks would include Hammer HEED, VFuel, and Tailwind ... I can say hands down these products are by far the best in both categories" ...
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Dallas, Georgia
Sport: Ultra Running

Gregory Allen

"I have always had a problem with leg cramps in the 2nd to 3rd hour of an event depending on intensity. I've been using e-Gel and e-Fuel since January of this year. It is the only thing that I have changed in my training and racing protocol. I did Lavaman olympic distance in Hawaii and never cramped (2nd). I did Wildflower olympic distance in California and never cramped (4th). I've done both of these races a number of times in the past and cramped every time. I haven't cramped on any long runs or rides this year. I know it is a short sample period. The combination and concentration of electrolytes in the Crank products seems to have solved my problem. I've never written a testimonial before, nor do I take much stock in them. None of this may work for you. It seems to work for me." ...
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Mill Valley, California
Sport: Triathlon

Malcolm Campbell

"I looked for a gel that had less sugar and more potassium/sodium than some of the other energy gels. I came across e-Gel and used them is the US 50K Championships in Caumsett Park, New York. I finished 2nd in 3:04.22, so I guess they worked pretty good!" ...
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Marietta, Georgia
Sport: Ultra Running

Jeff Domenico

"I was running my best marathon ever in Detroit, had five miles to go and I took my e-Gel 100 yards before a water station. I got to the station and it was a bunch of guys handing out beer! GU and other energy gels are so thick that I would have needed water right away, but the e-Gel was so thin and easy to digest, I got through it just fine when I hit a water station about a mile later. Not only did I finally hit my sub-three hour dream, I hit 2:57!" ...
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Battle Creek, Michigan
Sport: Running

Tony Madrigal

"I sweat a lot and this was a problem last year. I didn't know how much sweat and salt I would lose when I workout. I cramped on every race last year, which took me from being in the top 5 in every race down to 10-15th place. Not that this is bad, but considering that me a former bodybuilder could of kept up with the veteran racers, well let's just say pride is all I'll ever win in these races. I started using e-Fuel & e-Gels at Sea Otter in Laguna Seca and I was blown away." ...
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Sonoma, California
Sport: Cycling

Paul White

"5 of my swimming buddies (ages 32-41) attemped to swim across San Francisco Bay from our hometown of Alameda, CA, to McCovey Cove at SBCPark.... I completed the 6.5 mile swim in 2 hours, 48 minutes. Conditions included a water temperature 61-63 F with westerly 10-15 MPH winds. We departed Crown Beach State Park, Alameda, on an outgoing tide @ 10:17AM. We stopped about every 30 minutes to drink fluids (carried by our pilot boat) and re-group. I ate an e-Gel an hour before starting the swim and every hour after that. We wore neoprene caps only-- no wetsuits..." ...
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Alameda, California
Sport: Swimming

Steve and Lynna Lyn

"My wife and I ride on average 200 miles per week. She is hypoglycemic and has searched for years for an energy source that she can tolerate on long rides up to 100 miles as well as higher intensity shorter rides. e-Gel and e-Fuel are absolutely the best for a no-bonk outing. We both use it on every ride." ...
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Martinsville, Indiana
Sport: Cycling

Tim Lofton

"I started using these products in January. In March I set a trail and course 50 km personal best. In April I set a road 50 mile PB. In May I ran a distance PB in a 12 hour trail race. The ease of e-Fuel to go into solution allows for a much quicker transition through aid stations. The completeness of the e-Gel allows for good sustainment when you just want to stick with water for your fluid intake." ...
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Marysville, Washington
Sport: Ultra Running

Dave Kumler

"I am an on-ice official in the AHL and I want to share my story about e-Gel ... My job as linesman requires me to sprint repeatedly and physically separate anyone who fights throughout the game. We get no breaks, no downtime, no relaxing...I need my energy level to remain constant. I had yet to find any product that satisfied my requirement. I tried GU, Clif Shots and other energy gels, but found that I was still needing something to get me thru the last half of the game. With e-Gel, I found it." ...
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Cleveland, Ohio
Sport: Hockey

Heather Keller

"My husband and I started using e-Gel seven years ago. We had tried everything available in local stores - nothing stood as well as e-Gel for us. We are long distance bicycle riders and now motorcycle riders. Look in our packs and you will find two things, packets of e-Gel and e-Fuel and then a baggy of 'USED' products from each outing. We are always giving e-Gel to fellow riders to help when their product has let them down. The overall experience of fellow riders is less bonking and longer ride times. Now for the non-human story. My little West Highland White Terrier, Brodie, attends our rides with us. On a recent return trip Brodie seemed tired and hot as we live in Arizona. Checked with the vet who indicated some type of electrolyte product was needed. With explanation of ingredients and permission from the vet, I put e-Gel in his water bowl, added water and ice. Much to my delight, Brodie lapped almost 4 ounces up and with in just a few minutes was feeling himself. We are sold on e-Gel even for our 4-legged friend." ...
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Phoenix, Arizona
Sport: Cycling

John Ballew

"When I did cramp I took on an extra e-Gel and hydrated with the e-Fuel and within 10 minutes or so the cramping went away. This product does what it says it does and I would recommend it to anyone that rides a bike or exerts themselves with endurance exercise's. " ...
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Union Grove, Alabama
Sport: Cycling

Diane Goedde

"I have used your e-gel and e-fuel to enhance my running experience but this story is not about running. My family and I took a trip to Nepal and did the trek into Everest Base Camp. On our fourth day of treking we were at 15,000 feet and got caught in a blizzard. The temperature dropped quickly and the wind was howling. My 9 year old son started having problems. He was getting very cold, even with his storm gear on, and wanted to sleep. If we came close to a large rock he would lay his head down and try to sleep. Carrying him was not an option we wanted to use because he would have gotten colder. We tried to get him to eat some chocolate but he would not take in very much. I finally got him to eat an e-Gel and start drinking some e-Fuel. The recovery was amazing! Within 10 minutes he was talking up a storm and forging on. We were at our camp site an hour later and he was running around playing with some of the village children. I am not sure what we would have done without the e-Gel and e-Fuel. We take it everywhere with us now. " ...
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Red Lodge, Montana
Sport: Running, Hiking

John Pattison Jr.

"As a diabetic who participates in multisport racing I needed a product that could help maintain my blood sugar levels without 'spiking' it as other products on the market tend to do. e-Fuel is that product ... I have to test my blood sugar levels several times during a race, so I was able to show my teamates hard evidence (my blood sugar readings) that e-Fuel was providing a constant source of carbs, without the peaks caused by traditional hydration products" ...
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Zanesville, Ohio
Sport: Triathlon

Joseph Swenson

"I am an Ultra-Runner and a proficient sweater and I need to take in large quantities of salt to keep from shutting down during training and races. I was relying on salt caps along with other Gel's like GU to try an maintain my metabolism but it was easy to get the mixture wrong and bonk....I plan on using e-Gel as my main electrolyte / energy gel at Western States 100 mile this June, bypassing the aid station's GU which made me so nauseous by mile 80, I almost did not finish the race." ...
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Livermore, California
Sport: Ultra Running

Nadine Echeverry

"I just finished my first marathon, and I am singing the praises of your product! I have been training with Team In Training/Greater Los Angeles Chapter/Long Beach since May. .... At first, I bought them just because I LOVED the taste compared to the Clif shots I had been using. Also, I LOVED the consistency of your e-Gel, in that I didn't feel like I had to chew it!" ...
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Lakewood, California
Sport: Running

Laura Schuckenbrock

"I have ran many races and trained for years for half marathons and full marathons but I have never seen a product as good as e-Gel and e-Fuel. It's so much easier to recover after the long runs and is even better to be able to walk normal after such an intense training. Just a few days ago I ran 19 miles and I was able ...." ...
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Prosper, Texas
Sport: Running

Dan Cadriel

"I competed in my very first Ironman at Ironman Arizona after 17 years in triathlon. With horrid winds on the bike, I was nervous about my marathon. I packed my 6 Cherry Bomb e-Gels and I was off to a sub 4 hour marathon including a sub 7 minute mile at the finish line! The Ironman distance is all about nutrition and pace. I was so pleased with the experience and the endurance that the e-Gel formula gave me. I plan to continue to use Crank Sports products as I conitue to set PRs. Thank you Cherry Bomb!" ...
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Glendale, Arizona
Sport: Triathlon

Karen

"e-Gel and e-Fuel kept me strong on my first Adventure Race! I gave this product a try and was a little skeptical of how it could really work. Well, after the 5 hour bike ride up a mountain and a 1.7 mile run to the top of a mountain in between... I had no doubts. e-Gel also helped my teammates get through dehydration, exhaustion and cramps. Awesome!! We will have e-Gel with us on all of our races. " ...
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Atlanta, Georgia
Sport: Adventure Racing

Steve Bull

"My buddy and I were riding home after a 40 mile training ride-1/2 downwind, 1/2 upwind on the way home. My friend bonked 10 miles out against a 25 mph headwind. We stopped. I administered to him my coveted e-Gel. He complained-wondered if it would make any difference. 10 minutes later he was back on his bike, riding hard, and saying, 'This stuff is incredible.' He now buys from Crank Sports. I always thought our experience was a simple but elegant testimony." ...
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Burns, Oregon
Sport: Cycling, Mountain Biking

Ken Brown

"Three hours into an agressive 5 hour ride, my legs were cooked, and my body needed electrolytes in a bad way. I shot another brand of energy gel and come to find out the gel had gone bad. I had no other means on me, when a training partner handed me what turned out to be the best tasting, quickest reacting energy gel I had ever used. Not only did the Tropical Blast e-Gel get me through the remainder of our ride, it made an immediate impact on my new gel of choice. I don't leave the house without a supply of my new best friends: Tropical Blast and Cherry Bomb. Thanks for finally making a gel that works AND tastes great. " ...
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Dunwoody, Georgia
Sport: Triathlon

Patrick Binienda

"I just finished a multi-day event where I ran through the Benton MacKay Trail, start to finish, over 287 miles - fueling almost exclusively on e-Fuel. Each day consisted of an average of 35 miles across some of the toughest mountain trails in the Eastern US. e-Fuel carried me through 9 days with little other nutrition except dinner meals. I have always suffered from over/under hydration using other fuels - e-Fuel is the most complete and efficient fuel I have used. My mountain adventure was a great success largely due to e-Fuel." ...
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Smyrna, Georgia
Sport: Running

Peter Heed

"My partner and I were 40 miles (about 5 hours) into the Gen. Clinton 70 Miler marathon canoe race in Upstate NY, and my body was starting to shut down. The bonk was coming. We were with a pack of five boats, taking turns pulling in the deeper water above Wells Bridge, but I didn't figure I would last much longer...." ...
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Westmoreland, New Hampshire
Sport: Canoe Racing

Mike Heinrich

"I don't run in marathons or any other type of sport - but I work as a horseshoer (farrier). Not only am I next to (and under) hot horses all day long, but I shape steel horse shoes using a propane forge. During our hot, humid summer here in NJ (hottest July in the record books! 95* days with 65% humidity)....well, as you can imagine, I sweat. A lot. Your gel products have made a huge difference in how I feel during the day. I no longer get dizzy and lightheaded while working. Thanks for making a great product!" ...
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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
Sport: Horseshoer

Rosalva Bonilla

"I was running the mile 21 on the Orange County Marathon and started to feel tired, my legs also started to be tight and heavy then I saw the e-Gel station and took a couple of gels (mountain rush); I drank one quickly. After some minutes, my legs recovered and I was able to reach my second wind. I finished second overall place with a sprint at the finish line to pass the girl who was running in 2nd." ...
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Big Bear City, California
Sport: Running

Kevin Williams

"I wasn't sure which energy gel to purchase, as there were a ton on the market. After some research I went with e-gel because it didn't have caffeine and it was the best bang for my buck. Man was I thrilled to have it with me on Tough Mudder! We took one every hour or so on our adventure and I didn't once feel fatigued. I can definitely attribute my success on Tough Mudder Tri-State 2011 to the use of e-gel. We killed it and none of my 7 person team were exhausted thanks to the electrolytes and sodium in e-gel." ...
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Burtonsville, Maryland
Sport: Adventure Racing

Mike A

"Excellent products. Terrific customer service! I came across the e-Fuel at the Surf City Marathon in California in 2013. I have been a avid user since. The taste is great - it's not a sticky sweet product. It mixes faster than any other nutrition product. With e-Fuel, I know exactly what I'm getting during multi-hour events. It's light on the stomach and consistently refreshing. I've tried many products over the years and typically get tired of a product after a while; three years and I'm still lovin' it! Customer service shipments to Maryland has always been quick and responsive." ...
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Laurel, Maryland
Sport: Ultra Running

Keith Marshall

"I tried using e-Gel becuase I have been hospitalized a few times due to low sodium levels after competition. Living in the south, where it is hot and humid, sodium intake is a must for the endurance athlete. Your products have the increased % of electrolytes that I need, and they taste great. " ...
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Alpharetta, Georgia
Sport: Triathlon

Barbara Riesser

"I ran my first marathon in 2003 using Clif Shots but they really bothered my stomach. My trainer recommended the e-Gel and I have had no problems on my long runs now. I have told all my friends who are runners or starting to run about your products and have passed out sample gel packs too! You're e-Gel is awesome! No blood sugar drops either like I had with other products.Products always arrive sooner than expected! You guys (and girls) are awesome!" ...
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Columbia City, Indiana
Sport: Running

Shaun Gallagher

"After having difficulty in races where my gastric system would 'lock up', I found that I simply couldn't handle gels and electrolyte pills frequently enough to support my needs. The calorie content and large amount of electrolytes in e-Fuel were a perfect balance for my training and racing needs. Because e-Fuel mixes fast and easy, it was easier for me to increase the concentration without worrying about trying to swallow a thick, clumpy drink. At Ironman Wisconsin I raced with 2 bottles of 4x concentrated e-Fuel (800+ calories per bottle) on the bike as my primary nutrition. Using eFuel helped me surpass my goal and register a 13 hour finish time with no cramping or stomach problems. " ...
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Tampa, Florida
Sport: Triathlon

Bill Ramsey

"In ultrrunning, nutrition is a critical component to success and Crank Sports e-Gel has made a significant difference in my athletic performances....I ran my 9th straight Leona Divide 50 Miler in the Angeles National Forest west of Palmdale. I used e-Gel the entire race. I actually got stronger late in the race and at the 49 mile mark passed the 3rd runner in the 50-59 age group and put 3 1/2 minutes on him in the last mile. I was still accelerating when I hit the finish. What a great experience to run my fastest time on the course ever and take home hardware (3rd place men 50-59) in 9:09:07. Next year, with e-Gel, I look to crack the 9:00 hour mark." ...
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Aliso Viejo, California
Sport: Ultra Running

Roseann Robins

"I am going to be 60 on May 14 and I've decided to run in the Portland Marathon on 10/09/05 (along with solo skydiving on my birthday). A friend gave me the book 'Marathoning for Mortals' to help me. That is where I first heard of eGel/eFuel. I asked my friend about it and she said she used it. So I ordered it and tried it for the first time yesterday. WOW!!! It is like a miracle product. I was able to do my training session feeling great and I had energy to spare for several hours after I finished (and I didn't have the jitters). I was tempted to go longer but did not want to risk injury." ...
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Eugene, Oregon
Sport: Running

Madeleine Kayser

"I use both the e-Gel and e-Fuel. I play Ice Hockey 2 - 3x per week ... As a woman of 40 playing goal, and my equipment weighing 43lbs dry and playing for only 4 years, these 2 products are better than anything out on the market, not to mention, extremely conveniently packaged! Just received my second order 2 weeks ago, in a more timely manner than expected. I highly recommend both to any athlete. Works like a sport!" ...
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Toms River, New Jersey
Sport: Hockey

Sandra Marbut

"I learned about the value of gel products through training for marathons. So when I returned to coaching basketball at a very academic school, I decided to see if I could combine the two worlds. With a small roster, our players are on the court for long periods of time and need to sustain high intensity for a solid 90 minutes. After learning what impact fuels have on your body for endurance sports, I decided to try it with our players. It has been brilliant! ..." ...
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Pasadena , California
Sport: Basketball

David Tucker

"I'm training for Ironman Florida and during the summer months here in Florida, long bike rides take me into some really hot and humid weather. I've been struggling for 6 weeks with cramping every time my ride hit 60-65 miles in length. I read about e-Fuel and after two rides of 80+ miles with no cramping, I'm a believer!" ...
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Brandon, Florida
Sport: Triathlon

Bailey Drake

"I LOVE e-Fuel and e-Gel!!!! e-Fuel is the best tasteing sport drink ever!!!!! and e-Gel puts a hole new stage on energy gels. Its got to be the taste. Keep up the good work. By the way who ever made this yum stuff is brillaint." ...
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Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Sport: Climbing/Hiking

Edward Romero

"I decided to run the Chicago Marathon. I trained using all the other gels & became sick to my stomach on ALL training runs including the marathon. A friend (Dr. Ken) recommended I try your product and I did. I no longer get sick to my stomach from gels and have since run the following marathons on Crank and felt no adverse stomach problems: NYC, Philly, Lost Dutchman AZ & 4 Points MA." ...
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Great Neck , New York
Sport: Triathlon, Running

Jim Dizney

"Professional off-road racing isn't necessarily your marketing target but I'm always looking for a competitive edge. Racing a single seat car requires quick reflexes, intense concentration, and above all else, endurance considering a typical driving stint can vary from a couple of hundred miles to more than a thousand. At the urging of an acquaintance I tried an e-Gel during a 250 mile race this past weekend. Normal fatigue was a non-issue and my post race recovery time was noticeably shorter and less dramatic." ...
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Alpine, California
Sport: Off-Road Racing

Van Warren

"I was at mile 73 of the Gears for Ears Ride for Arkansas Children's Hospital - and I had nothing. I had eaten a Powerbar, hydrated well, and even had a few caramels earlier in the ride, but I was bonking. Then somebody handed me a Crank e-Gel, and it was like coming back to life. I read the ingredients and saw potassium and sodium citrate - key nutrients in the Kreb's metabolic cycle ..." ...
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Little Rock, Arkansas
Sport: Cycling

Chuck

"While drafting off of a slightly faster group late in a non-stop century ride, I missed taking my scheduled e-gel at the 4.5 hour mark. After I got dropped ..." ...
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Dearborn, Michigan
Sport: Cycling

Laurie Loon

"The first time I used e-Gel instead of my usual energy gels was in a 50 km race and I finished 2nd in my age group. I'm prone to cramping but I had NONE, as well as not even the slightest twinge. I'm impressed with e-Gel and will switch exclusively to it in all future races as well as training. This is really a product that delivers what it promises. " ...
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Palmdale, California
Sport: Ultrarunning

Jerry Sanders

"Been using your products for sometime now. Took a bit of a break from them, and decided to try some other brands. Using the competitors products, I was continually having leg cramps after 60 miles of riding. I switched back to e-Fuel, and no more cramps! Just finished a 110 mile 11000 feet climb this weekend! Couldn't have done it with out e-Fuel!" ...
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Glendale, California
Sport: Cycling

Greg Tice

"I think everyone needs to bonk before they go on that search for the fuel that works for them during long training sessions and races. e-Gel/Fuel works the best for me of everything that I've tried (which is most). I'd like to think that my successes are do to hard work, but I believe that my lack of failures can be attributed to your products." ...
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Santa Ana, California
Sport: Triathlon

Kenny Caldera

"I was to attempt the Tour de Tucson, AZ Platinum time minus 5hrs - 111 mile bike ride. This would be my fifth year attempting to ride this grueling race, under 5hrs.....Using e-Gel, I never cramped, I stayed comfortable I came in 4:56 Platinum. I am convinced e-Gel, helped get me there." ...
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Imperial, California
Sport: Cycling

Donald Myers

"Coach Calhoun ride for The Cure, 95 - 100 degrees, 50 mile road ride. About 35 miles int it and my quads and hamstrings are starting to twitch. At 40 miles I begin to cramp, but I've been keeping up with my hydration and electrolytes. Popped an e-gel and cramps went away. Started again 20 minutes later, popped another and finished the ride without any more cramps. I've 'cured' other folks cramps with this stuff before. Works great, especially toward the end of a ride." ...
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West Hartford, Connecticut
Sport: Cycling

Eric Coppock

"I tried all sorts of hydration and electrolyte-oriented solutions over the years, and none of them made any difference. I finally did enough research to figure out that cramping is a fuel issue ... the muscles need hydration, electrolytes, and *fuel* and if you don't provide all 3 you're asking for trouble. e-Gel and a bottle of water is the complete solution for me..." ...
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Longmont, Colorado
Sport: Triathlon

Todd Houston

"I competed in my first Sprint triathlon using only e-Fuel and e-Gel products. They went down incredibly easily, and didn't give me that sickly feeling the high sugar products do, when you are going all out. When setting up for transition, the e-Fuel mixed perfectly (even in the 40deg F weather), and tasted great; not to sweet. Took a Cherry Bomb gel in on the bike ..." ...
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Calgary, ALBERTA
Sport: Triathlon

Carl Gordon

"I have to tell you that this stuff is great. I haven't done any thing really long yet, only rides in the 50-70 mile range, but the effects are great. Makes the hills a little less painfull and the recovery is much better. It also mixes well and tastes as good or better than the competition. I would like to really praise you on your excellent service. Your web site is perfect. I recieved prompt information regarding shipping and receiving of my shipment. You guys knew I got it before it did. That's kickin." ...
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Plano, Texas
Sport: Cycling

Brett Daniels

"Crank Sports ROCKS!!! I am a triathlete and I have always had a problem with cramping on the run after consuming copious amounts of sports drink on the bike. With e-Gel and e-Fuel I don't cramp, I stay hydrated, and get more out of my training. e-Gel allows me to drink water and eliminate the cramps that come with the sugars in sports drink. I also love the fact that I can put a few pouches of e-Fuel in my bike jersey and I have instant support for those long bike rides. Your product is great and I am recommending it to all of my friends." ...
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Woodstock, Georgia
Sport: Triathlon

Brian Thompson

"I'm a 41 year old executive who plays Semi-Pro football in the Copper State league of Phoenix, AZ .... I can't tell you how much help it has been to have the sustained energy boost I get from e-Gel and water. At my age, I need all the help I can get to compete at this level." ...
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Mesa, Arizona
Sport: Football

Justin Imbeau

"I'm 23 years old and a Marine Combat Instructor at the School of Infantry on Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. I work 20-22 hour days training the nations finest infantry marines. I dont have time to sit down and take a break and hydrate properly, so I carry Crank energy packs they are a huge life saver." ...
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San Clemente, California
Sport: Marine Corps

K. Willoth

"I trained for the Adidas Vancouver Marathon using e-Gel. I especially liked the fact that it contained electrolytes since I am not a fan of sports drinks due to the sugary after-taste. My goal was to complete the Marathon, my first, in 3:45:00. I finished in 3:35:37, using e-Gel the entire way.I am hooked on e-Gel and will continue using it during future Marathons." ...
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Stanwood, Washington
Sport: Running

Mingo Velez

"Never believed in these drinks. Thought it was all a marketing scam just like Gatorade. I recieved samples at a running event and decieded to try it on a mountain bike ride. I noticed a huge difference than just comsuming water and snacks. I thought this was a fluke. The next time I used the product I had much more stamina and a very strong bike ride. Also I never feel as wasted from a long ride. After serveral more rides you have made me a customer. Now, I never leave without an e-Fuel drink on a long bike ride. " ...
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Mission Viejo, California
Sport: Mountain Biking

Winston Kenton

"I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical when I first heard about the e-Gel marathon PR guarantee, but I figured I had nothing to lose by trying it and everything to gain by using it. I used e-Gel and e-Fuel in my training, but I saved just enough e-Gel packets to use during my marathon. At age 44, I am proud to announce that I ran the fastest marathon of my life and qualified for the Boston Marathon again for only the second time in 15 years of serious marathon training. Now, I have to admit, I owe it all to e-Gel! Trust me, I'm taking e-Gel along with me to Boston." ...
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Wichita, Kansas
Sport: Running

Craig Nessel

"I was happily able to complete my first marathon due in large part to using e-Gel during the race. These products taste great and do simply what they were created to do. I used e-Gel and e-Fuel during my training for the Kiawah Island Marathon. If you follow the usage directions that Crank Sports suggests, you can't go wrong. I wholeheartedly recommend these products to all endurance athletes. " ...
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Moncks Corner, South Carolina
Sport: Running

Lisa Kaspin

"The Los Angeles Marathon was a death march! The temperature at the start was in the lower 80s and climbed to 90 by the time I finished the race. Many people suffered from heat cramps and vomiting, and had to be pulled off the course. But I did NOT suffer from any of those problems, which was probably due to the high sodium content of the e-Gels I ate during the race; I ate 5 of them!" ...
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Los Angeles, California
Sport: Running

Michael Keller

"I just wanted you to know that I do like your product. I used it during the CIM marathon in Sacramento and during my training runs etc.. I like it for several reasons, one is it's not so thick so it goes down easy. It tastes good and it gives me a great energy boost. " ...
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Visalia, California
Sport: Running

Rebecca

"I love your product. I ran my first marathon in November, the Philly Marathon. I had struggled during my early part of my training with nausea and even thrown up a few times on the run using other energy gels or drinks. After I found eGel, I never felt sick again." ...
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Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Sport: Running

Myk Nelsen

"I used to use another product but ended up in the emergency room twice for dehydration within a month and since I started using e-Fuel I have not had that problem. I think I will be using your product for quite some time, thanks for everything!" ...
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Jacksonville, North Carolina
Sport: Triathlon, Running

Tanya Johnson

"I love this stuff, no matter how many miles I have run, or how my stomach is feeling during a run or race, the Crank products go down easy. I guess it's because they taste so good. In October I will be running my first 100 mile ultra race, the San Diego 100. I'm not sure what products will be at the aid stations, but e-Gel and e-Fuel is what I will be using. This stuff is GREAT!" ...
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
Sport: Ultra Running

Gary Bloyd

"I embarked on a 130-mile training ride with about 20 miles of severe hills and about 90 miles of rolling hills ..." ...
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Florissant, Missouri
Sport: Cycling

Susan Hill

"I hadn't run for about 10 years, and then at age 45 I decided to start running again to get into shape......I am now training for the Moab 1/2 Marathon and will continue to use e-Gels and tell my friends about them." ...
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Layton, Utah
Sport: Running

Robert De Miranda

"I am 68 years old. Ran Mt. Baldy 'Run to the Top' race this labor day....Man it sure gave me a nice boost during the first 4 miles and during the final 4 miles." ...
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Whittier, California
Sport: Running

Gerald Staley

"I am 62. I am new at running marathons. Until recently, I had only ran one 1/2 marathon and that was in February of 2004, again, in Little Rock. I had a PR of 2:01:47. I remembered the coaches telling us to start the race slow and save the energy for the last half of the run. Save that energy, they would pound in me. I was intorduced to Crank's e-Gel by a biker who had read about it and was impressed with the content. I felt, well if he thought it was good and being far more of an endurance running/biking athalete than I had ever thought about being, I would give it a try...." ...
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Little Rock, Arkansas
Sport: Running

Michelle Brown

"I was one of the first to bring your product in to the speed skating community in DC. I order regularly.-in speedskating our thighs go lactic quickly-this stuff works-keeps the lactic fatigue bearable. I also like that you promote the need for water consumption with the gel, I always drink more water when I Crank!! This makes my work out much more enjoyable!!" ...
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Sport: Speed Skating

Mac Brown

"I have been using your products now for the past year and have really noticed the added sodium content on long training rides and in longer races. I have not been experiencing any cramps, and the texture of the gels is great. The gels are easy to swallow and wash down with water while I am running or cycling." ...
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La Jolla, California
Sport: Triathlon

Skyler Windh

"My son, Skyler, is an offensive lineman on Paloma Valley's Varsity football team. I bought this for him to try to keep his energy up (especially in the 4th quarter!). He noticed the difference right away. It definitely helps him go head to head against those Defensive lineman play after play after play. After the game he noticed he was not as exhausted as usual. He is now passing them out to our whole O line! Watch out Sunbelt League! Here come the Wildcats!!!!" ...
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Nuevo, California
Sport: Football

Matt Bartz

"I just used e-gel as one of my primary energy sources in my first 100 mile trail run and had great results! I never felt sick and had even energy throughout the event. I have used this product through numerous Ironman Triathlons, 50mile, 50k,100k, and now a 100 mile ultra with success. It goes down easily and the convenient pouch makes it easy for ME to control my nutrition throughout races. I know what I am getting, and it works with predictable excellence every time." ...
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Sport: Ultra Running, Triathlon

Chris

"My son used the e-Gel after graduating high school to compete in a 5 k race. After a month of coached training he did a personal best in the race and came in first place! He swears by the gel. He now is attending the US Merchant Marine Academy and likes the gel to give him a boost through out the day with all the PT and running they do." ...
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Sport: Running

Terry Hornady

"E-gel works great. We were on a 100 mile ride against a 20 knot head wind and about 80 miles into it a fellow biker was down with cramps. I gave him a pack of e-gel and a bottle of water and within 10 minutes he was back riding asking me what that stuff was i gave him. It works!!!!!!! Love the web site." ...
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Monroeville, Alabama
Sport: Cycling

John Sefcik

"30 minutes into a 3 hour mtn bike ride today I started to feel weak & shakey and considered turning back. Grabbed an e-Gel from my jersery, washed it down with water, and felt 100% again within 5 minutes!" ...
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Pineville, Louisiana
Sport: Mountain Biking

Rick

"I just completed my first across the state of Florida (coast to coast) bike ride - a one day event 170 miles, Sunrise to Sunset. I finished my 170 miles using 7 e-Gel packs, my ride took 10 hours to complete, averaging 17 mpg, facing a 10-15 mph head wind the entire day." ...
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Lithia, Florida
Sport: Cycling

Kevin Brice

"I have been using e-Fuel and e-Gel for about 6 years for training and racing in triathlons, running events and cycling events. It is the one product that has continuous energy supply without highs and lows. I have especially liked having all my nutrition needs on the bike premixed in my drink, so I don't have to fumble with gel packs on the bike. At age 47 I am amazed that I am still getting faster and going farther, and I attribute part of that to having a proper energy source and electrolytes during events." ...
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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Sport: Triathlon, Running, Cycling

Michelle Kuhnen

"I have used e-Gel and e-Fuel for many years now and nothing compares to it! I initially tried the e-Gel as a mid-distance runner, and for the first time didn't experience stomach cramping. During my collegiate soccer career, I found e-Fuel to be the best drink to prevent heat exhaustion - which playing in the humid Florida heat was hard to escape!" ...
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Asheville, North Carolina
Sport: Soccer

Kitty Robinson

"When I tried my first e-Gel, I was pleasantly surprised by the pleasant taste and thinner consistency. I had tried other gels before and was always turned off by their thickness. I began to use e-Gels in all of my long training runs and followed the advice given on the website religiously. I couldn’t believe how much better I felt when using your gels! I was stronger during my runs, my mind was clearer and my recoveries were a breeze! I ran my first half with the e-Gels and took several minutes off my time previous half time, felt great the entire race and was clear and coherent after the race." ...
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Forsyth, Georgia
Sport: Running

Shawn Carlisle

"I attempted a Big Bear Mountain Ride which summits at 8443 ft. Without e-Fuel and failed. 1 month later with e-Fuel, the ride was no problem. This is the BEST sports drink I have tried. Better than Accelerade or Cytomax." ...
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Highland, California
Sport: Mountain Biking

Tim P.

"I needed something that wouldn't cause an insulin spike. I tried e-Fuel and haven't looked back. This product helps greatly during races and allows me to 'trickle in' calories that will not have deleterious effects on my gut or performance. " ...
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WyCo, Kansas
Sport: Ultra Running

Dave Hinman

"I try to bike pretty hard for an hour or longer each morning. By the time I'm finished my clothes stick to me and I feel both drained and exhilarated. I've tried sampling almost every sport drink I can buy in Portland and I think e-Fuel is the best. It's not overly sweet, seems to do a good job replenishing what I've lost, and doesn't make my blood sugar spike." ...
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Portland, Oregon
Sport: Cycling

Eberle Funches

"I am currently preparing for my 10th Ironman while living here in Okinawa Japan. e-Gel gets me through each and every workout, be it 30 minutes or 7 hours. My e-Gel packs are like sacks of gold while I am racing at any distance and they keep me going and going. The flavors are great, they are easy on my stomach and it's really a treat after miles and miles of training and racing. Becoming the first and only woman to be a 10 time Ironman here on the island is an honor and I owe my nutritional success to Crank Sports year after year." ...
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Okinawa, Japan, Florida
Sport: Triathlon

Barb

"I'm not one to typically use these type of supplements but the weather made me nervous about bonking. With e-Fuel, I never got that empty feeling. My energy was consistent throughout my workout. The taste was fine, not overpowering in any way. And I didn't experience any nausea or gi problems that often accompany these type of products." ...
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Erie, Pennsylvania
Sport: Running

Tammie Nyland

"For 3 1/2 years I was searching for a hydrating-electrolyte drink for Ironman. I've tried Gatorade and that drink works fine on the bike, but it kills my stomach on the run. I've tried GU's drink, but it's tends to clump in the bottle. I've tried other drinks, but nothing seemed to work for me because the sugar content was high. A friend referred me to e-Fuel, I placed my first order and I was sold." ...
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Citrus Heights, California
Sport: Triathlon

Steve Von Ohlen

"I was having trouble with cramping on long distance road rides. I was using a powdered sports drink, Cytomax, but still had cramping problems. I switched to using e-Fuel and e-Gel. I completed by first Centrury ride using these products and had no muscle cramps. I also found it much easier to mix the liquid e-Fuel than the powder." ...
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Somerset, New Jersey
Sport: Cycling

Todd Sorrel

"I've tried all the competition gels for long bike rides but the e-gel was head and shoulders above the others in performance and in taste. Knowing what doesn't work gets you closer to what does.... and that's Crank's e-Gel. Thanks Todd" ...
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Austin, Texas
Sport: Triathlon

David Wittman

"This stuff works!! I've used Hammer, GU,Power Gel. e-Fuel & Gel gets it done." ...
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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Sport: Cycling

Birk Billingsley

"I have a relatively sensitive stomach, particularly with the high-sugar content found in virtually all other electrolyte gel/drink products. With Crank products, I find myself spending less time in the porta-potty and more time out on the course. Once more folks find out about your product, I have no doubt it will become the dominant leader in the field. Two thumbs way up!" ...
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Sport: Running

Michael Schulz

"After close to three years of recovering from an injury I am finally back running. I have been training with both e-Gel and e-Fuel through the extreme summer in Dallas. My first race was this past weekend and I improved my half-marathon PR by over three minutes, averaging sub-7 minute miles." ...
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Dallas, Texas
Sport: Running

Colin Campbell

"On July 4th, we rode from Fullerton to Solana Beach, California. I 'armed' myself with a bottle of e-Fuel, a second e-Fuel packet, two Clif Bars, and two e-Gels. I started drinking the e-Fuel early on, ate an energy bar starting at about 1.5 hours, had an e-Gel about an hour later, and made my second bottle of e-Fuel at around four hours." ...
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Fullerton, California
Sport: Cycling

Marc Mears

"Wow! What a difference in taste, and most important, in performance" ...
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Fort Mill, South Carolina
Sport: Running

William West

"When I do not have the engery or am low on engery, this stuff gives me the engery I need to continue and finish." ...
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Sport: Cycling

Stuart Skeeter

"I'd much rather have the energy/electrolyte combo than having to take Hammer plus a supplemental electrolye like Endurolytes" ...
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Houston, Texas
Sport: Running

Hans Harris

"I am into canoe racing i have tried other gels (gu, powergel,etc.) and i liked their taste but they didn't sit well in my stomach. I was for the first time last year entering a 70 mi. race the general clinton in N.Y. I wanted to find a gel that did upset my stomach and thats when I found e.gel. I was leary on ordering a gel online but am I ever glad I did! Not only does it taste great but it sits well too." ...
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Orange, Massachusetts
Sport: Canoe Racing

Don Mrla

"I used to get leg cramps at about the 9-11 mile mark, but I believe since switching to e-Fuel, the electrolytes have eliminated that problem." ...
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Whittier, California
Sport: Running

Marc Houle

"What a difference it made in my workouts! It has given me the courage once again to go out and push myself and not worry about added energy. " ...
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San Jose, California
Sport: Triathlon

Steve Bull

"We were training on a long distance cycle ride. My friend bonked with 10 miles to go in a difficult head wind. I handed him two e-Gel packs and ordered him to eat them. 10 minutes later he was riding as hard as ever. This stuff really works!! I tell everyone who's training to get this stuff." ...
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Burns, Oregon
Sport: Cycling

Kirk Young

"My buddies and I race in off road enduros which is a race through the forest covering around 90 to 100 miles of off road terrain. I used to cramp up and have no energy. Now with e-Fuel I'm feeling great, no cramps and don't get that feeling like I just got hit by a truck." ...
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Half Moon Bay, California
Sport: Dirt Bike

Brian Mackenzie

"Since using your products I very rarely take salt tabs anymore. e-Gel/e-Fuel are by far the best tasting gels and drinks I have used yet. The balance of simple and complex carbs is perfect. This was a training/competing lifesaver finding you guy's." ...
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Costa Mesa, California
Sport: Triathlon

Kelly Weimortz

"e-Gel is great. It goes down so easy and you don't fell like you are 'choking' on it. I am training for my first marathon, and e-Gel is makig it a pleasant training period. I am telling all of my running buddies about this stuff. It is fantastic!!!" ...
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Columbia, South Carolina
Sport: Running

Ryan Robinson

"Great tasting and great performing stuff!! The Crank Sports customer service is also top notch. You have EARNED my business...I have been impressed." ...
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Lawrence, Kansas
Sport: Triathlon

Jim Pugh

"I couldn't have completed the Chicago Marathon without my e-gel. I even gave an extra pack to a runner who was stranded with four miles to go and we finished together!" ...
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Madison, Wisconsin
Sport: Running

Diana Peterson

"The word will spread in the equestrian world. :-)" ...
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, Texas
Sport: Endurance Riding

Scott Everson

"Trying new gels this winter for XC skiing. Yours appears to be the winner in our sampling. Dad & I will be carrying them for the American Birkebeiner. Great value and results." ...
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Hudson, Wisconsin
Sport: Running

Mike Villierme

"Here I am, 51 years old, 52 is in sight and I referee rugby matches, train for marathons and play over 38 hardball from April to September...I did not start all this until I was in my mid to late 40's. I use the e-Gel on my running days as food, taking a pack every five miles or so. I use it in my other activities on the hour. I'm no super star by any means but am able to participate due to diet, rest and e-Gel. Thanks." ...
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Sacramento, California
Sport: Running

Sandra Marbut

"I am a college basketball coach who runs marathons. I know the value of gels from marathoning and love my e-gel on the road. Our basketball team was suffering from a decline in energy at the end of the game, and I thought about what it feels like at mile 24 of a marathon...and got them to try it. Not being familiar with gels they weren't too sure of it at first and looked at me like I was crazy..." ...
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Pasadena , California
Sport: Basketball

Joe Crouch

"I had been experimenting with assorted gels for the Vision Quest Mountain Bike Endurance race. I started with Crank E-Gels, then Cliff shots(yuck), power gels( sugar/sryup fest) and all the others. Finally I went back to the Cranky-gels and was happy again! Crank really works, I started to cramp after ripping up the first set of climbs. Then about a 1 hour in and every hour after, I tore off, one by one the 6 packs of gel I taped to my frame. With every Crank-E Gel I consumed my leg cramps magically disappeared. Crank E-Gel saved my race!" ...
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Irvine, California
Sport: Triathlon, Mountain Biking

Bill Keller

" helped me get faster and recover quicker as I charge helped me get faster and recover quicker as I charge headlong into mountain running in Colorado Springs with my fellow Incline Club VO2Max overachievers. Training for the Pikes Peak Ascent, Vail Hill Climb, Imogene Pass run and other significant mountain runs demands exactly what e-Gel and e-Fuel deliver on and after the trail. 7,000 vertical feet...no problem when I CRANK it up!!! THANKS" ...
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Sport: Running

Kristi Wood

"I skate inline marathons. I used to bonk about halfway through the race, no matter what sports drink or gel I consumed. E-gel not only tastes great, but I just don't bonk anymore. I just take in a packet at the beginning of the race and every half hour after that. Thanks for such an awesome product!" ...
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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Sport: Inline Skating

George Ruiz

"I'm a 50 year old ultra running competing in 100 mile and 50 mile races. Like everyone else doing these types of runs in extreme conditions I experienced GI problems using a verity of products until I tried Cank. It was easy to get down and I could feel an immediate boost with minutes. Soon it became my fuel of choice ( in 50 mile runs I consume as many as 10-15 packets and in 100 milers as many as 20-25). It has never hurt my stomach and I'm usually able to stay on top of my energy level through out an event. Since using Crank E-Gels I have completed two Wasatch 100 mile runs, two Leadville 100 mile runs and the Tahoe Rim Trail 100 run and will be using using Cank in volume at Western States 100 and the Tour Du Mont Blanc in Chamonix, France. Thanks for great product!" ...
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Carson City, Nevada
Sport: Ultra Running

Michael Voelker

"I was introduced to e-Gel by a fellow marathoner after I ran the Madison marathon in May. During the Madison race, as in others, I had problems with dehydration. I know I lose a lot of salt in a long race, but sports drinks don't agree with my stomach. Only being able to drink water, it was simply impossible to get enough electrolytes with other gels. This past weekend I ran a 50-mile ultramarathon, the second year I ran the race. Last year, I also had problems with dehydration and muscle cramping. This year, having used e-Gel in training over the summer, I used e-Gel, and ONLY e-Gel, during the race--13 packets of it--with water. Despite the day being about 15 degrees warmer than last year, I managed my hydration well AND cut over an hour off my time by being able to run 'harder, faster, longer.' I attribute the better hydration to e-Gel. Also, the larger pack size, and greater calorie count, were both assets during a long race." ...
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Pulaski, Wisconsin
Sport: Running, Ultra Running

Steve Muchnick

"I started using e-Gel during my training for the Marine Corps Marathon. I had tried (and gave up on) other gels because my stomach couldnt' handle the heavy consistency, and also because they just didn't seem to add very much edge to my performance. A running club friend suggested I give e-Gel a try. Running in the typical East Coast summer heat and humidity this summer, I couldn't help but feel the immediate bounce from e-Gel - for some reason it absorbs faster than anything else I've tried. I decided to buy a box and go with the Crank PR guarantee, and I went through the remainder of my training season with e-Gel. During that time I easily PR's a half-marathon and saw training times steadily improving. My run at the Marine Corps Marathon went very well, and I did PR, so I won't be getting the free box of e-Gel. Oh, well, I guess I'll just have to buy another one when I start training in January for my first trip to Boston! GET YOURSELF SOME OF THIS STUFF! Thanks, Crank!" ...
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Ellicott City, Maryland
Sport: Running

Fillmore Crank

"Average Joe review....I am scuba diving instructor and for my birthday I decided to start some running. As I began to train for running I was introduced to the 'other' gel. It did not do much for me nor did it taste very good. I discovered Crank e-Gel on my own and orderd the trial pack to see if it worked. The answer: YES and it tasted better that the other stuff. The energy levels are more sustained and not as 'peaked' as some of the others. I am so pleased with the results I get that I am not only using e-gel for my runs (I am only doing half marathons at this time) but also for my scuba diving as well. I love the hydration and energy I get from e-Gel in between my 2nd and 3rd deep dives and my half marathons. e-Gel really is SUPERIOR to all the others. I am just a regular guy, master scuba diver, sky diver, commercial plot, mountain biker and now a half marathoner...I am 60 years young and very e-gelerized!! " ...
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Carmichael, California
Sport: Running, Scuba Diving

Thad Butcher

"I have been training for the Kansas 70.3 triathlon and doing some experimenting with my nutrituion. I have found e-Gel to give me the most energy of all the gels I have tried. More importantly they have not caused any stomach problems and they really taste GREAT. I did a BRICK today and felt better than I ever have. Thanks for the great product and help in getting me prepared for my race this summer. " ...
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Rogers, Arkansas
Sport: Running

Mike Villierme

"Great product for an old duffer with cramp issues. I've about conquered cramps with better training and good shoes but have to give most props to e-Gel. No other product I've used has allowed me to train for and run in events harder and for longer than the E-Gel. Several of my running amigos agree. You da bomb! Da Cherry Bomb!" ...
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Sacramento, California
Sport: Running

Scott Bullock

"Just finished STP 2008 (Seattle, WA - Portland, OR) 200+ miles in one day at 19+ miles/hr and I felt great the entire ride. It hit 95* that day and I had no problems what so ever. I even had clear ...... hit the urinal at the finish line. Awsome products!" ...
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Coeur d Alene, Idaho
Sport: Cycling, Triathlon

Jessica W.

"I trained in the Florida heat for the Disney Marathon, Boston Marathon, and the Mount Desert Island (Maine) Marathon with a bottle of Mountain Rush strapped to my waist. e-Fuel got me through some tough, tough long runs, and got me to the corral--and to the chute--in great shape." ...
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, Massachusetts
Sport: Running

Mike Atchley

"e-Gel quickly became my favorite energy source. For long endurance rides or my daily 25-30 mile practice rides e-Gel gives me the boost I need to finish my rides without bonking. Plus it tastes much better than the other gels on the market. " ...
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Kingfisher, Oklahoma
Sport: Cycling

Jab Buckley

"I recently ran my first half-marathon and was having trouble during my long-run training with quad cramping. I tried various products without much improvement. I came across e-Gels late in training and only got to try them once before the race, but during the race (and since) they worked great. I took them 45 minutes in (5 miles) just as i started to feel the cramping, and immediately felt relief. Took a second at 97 minutes (11 miles-lesson learned: find out where water stops are before the race) when my legs were really tight; took a little bit but they once again relaxed and i was able to pick back up to my normal pace." ...
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Lincroft, New Jersey
Sport: Running

David. Beatty

"I have tried most of gels available . None come close to e-Gel . I am 67 years old and recently qualified and was accepted to run the Boston marathon using e-Gel. Thank you for an excellent product and hope to see you guys in Boston!" ...
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Statesville, North Carolina
Sport: Running

Bill Sattler

"I use e-Gel for cycling and it does help extend my level of energy and boost performance when I should be slowing down (bonking) due to depleted electrolytes in my body. This product, along with good hydration has boosted my ability to perform at higher levels for a longer period of time. The clock doesn't lie and faster times means something is working to help me and e-Gel is that something. Affordable and effective is a good combination but having this delivered to your door means it's convenient too. Good stuff, thanks for bringing it to us Crank Sports!" ...
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Mountain Dale, New York
Sport: Mountain Biking

John

"I play golf 12 months a year. In Texas it consistently hovers around 100 degrees during the summer. Anything that I eat during a round at those temperatures gives me a blood sugar crash that makes me lose concentration and, consequently, results in higher scores. Since using e-Gels the problem has disappeared. My recommendation is ... be prepared to drink 12-16 oz of water after eating an e-Gel. This is a GOOD THING. Getting the elements that I need to perform well and having a product that promotes drinking water is the best I've found. I'm 62 years old and play two to three times a week year round. I've had a number of friends my age that have suffered from heat exhaustion and I don't want to be one of them. I've found the solution for me!" ...
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Fort Worth, Texas
Sport: Golf

Joel Berman

"I'm 61 years old, skinny and got back into cycling a few years ago. I found that I had very little stamina and thought it was age related. Some of it is. I found using gels gave me more energy and improved performance. My home is on a small hill and when I ended each ride I tried to power up the hill but found that my legs had no energy left. Started using e-Gel a few weeks ago and find that I have longer lasting energy than using other gels like GU. " ...
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Boxford , Massachusetts
Sport: Cycling

Carrie Berg

"I have been using e-Gels and e-Fuel since 2005. I like the consistency and flavor of the gels. My stomach appreciates the low sugar content compared to other brands. I have completed 11 marathons, 5 Half Ironmans, and 2 Ironmans using these products. And I may be 50, but I don't plan to stop anytime soon. I now have several training partners using Crank Sports products." ...
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Mason City, Iowa
Sport: Triathlon

Ruben Ramirez

"I am an avid cyclist who was using Skratch and then I read an article about the e-Fuel and e-Gel so I decided to give them a try, sure glad I did. I have more energy and stamina and it tastes awesome. At 65 I still enjoy the ride." ...
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McAllen, Texas
Sport: Cycling

Damien Bertucelli

"I have used accelerade, gatorade, powerade...ect and NOTHING was able to keep my energy up. My sugar would spike then crash! e-Fuel keeps my sugars up and STABLE! " ...
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Tampa, Florida
Sport: Triathlon

Mark Williams

"Best sports drink I've tried to date. e-Fuel is convenient, mixes instantly and provides the quick re-fueling I need on those long, hot, hilly rides. I will continue to purchase e-Fuel and can't wait to try e-Gel." ...
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San Jose, California
Sport: Cycling

Sandy Meyerowitz

"After running 7 marathons, for my 8th LA marathon I have finally found a solution to hitting the wall and not running out of fuel. Also it is SO amazing how I can now drink all the water I need along the way and not have to hit the potty at all. The rep at the expo told me I wouldn't have to go to the bathroom at all, after drinking 14 oz of water with the gel every 5 miles and I told him he was absolutely nuts. My usually weak bladder was in disbelief !! He was so right. What a great product I found at the LA Marathon expo booth. My stomach normally can't tolerate any of the other gels and the snacks I used to eat on the races, would not fuel my body well enough, but e-gel really agrees with me and tastes and goes down WAY better too. Amazing product-THANK YOU!" ...
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Valley Glen, California
Sport: Running

Amanda Little

"Our usual road group is 6-8 riders and I'm the only female. The goal is always to stay with the pack for as many laps as possible before dropping off the back to do my own pace. (Actually, it's the goal of the front 2 guys to see how long it takes them to drop the rest of us, but all in good fun). Anyway, my very first experience was e-Gel was that I was able to hang on for a full lap longer. I know that I can't give e-Gel ALL of the credit (sorry), but there was enough of a difference in the way I felt to make the permanent switch from any other sports gel. Also, your article on hydration was a big help in understanding how this stuff works with what's already in my system. I used the e-fuel the second half of my ride (as recommended) and I'll be making the switch there as well. It mixes easily with water, so I didn't get any surprise clumps (like, gag)...." ...
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Yulee, Florida
Sport: Cycling

Jeremy Collins

"GET CRANKED! I have tried every gel, and as far as I am concerned, all of e-Gels competitors are just day old gravy. I recently entered a 24 hour climbing competition where keeping from cramps, and maintaining energy and psych levels were the key. I brought home the gold, climbing 4200 feet, and e-Gels were a big part of the reason why." ...
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Kansas City, Missouri
Sport: Climbing/Hiking

Kenny Matys

"I was sponsored by PowerBar as a pro climber for over a decade and loved their products. Now as a competitive road racer I needed a product that was easy to use and tatsted good. Eating on the bike is paramount. I use e-Gel on a regular basis I am a convert. The thinner consistency, better taste, easy opening and larger size are some of my favorite characteristics. Easy online ordering with direct cash savings rewards certainly help as well." ...
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Boca Raton, Florida
Sport: Cycling, Climbing

Nola Seaberg

"I have been running marathons for 12 years now and have never been able to abtain my goal of qualifying for Boston. A friend handed me a packet of e-Gel on a training run since I had run out for the last 8 miles of a 18 mile run. Crank gave me the extra energy to finish my run and feel great. I was hooked on the feeling as well as the taste. I used e-Gel the next six weeks of my training and during the marathon. Needless to say, Crank's guarantee was a success. I had my best time ever in my twelve years of running marathons and finally qualified for Boston! Who would have ever thought I could get faster as I got older!! I'm a true believer and will continue to use e-Gel as I train for Boston! Thanks!" ...
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Des Moines, Iowa
Sport: Running

Jerome Dubois

"I just want to say that I started using your products after switching from other gu-ey like substances. I've told everyone I know in endurance sports to check you out. But this year, I tried your e-Fuel for the first time. And man what a difference. I just completed a 93 mile fund-raising ride for cancer research in record time - over 0.5 mph faster then my previous 4 tries. My legs were stronger, my recovery faster, and my overall feel far better then any other time I've completed the ride. Your products are by far the best on the market. Thanks again!" ...
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Watertown, Massachusetts
Sport: Cycling

John Migliori

"I began competing in Tri's 4 years ago. Crank was my first gel product. I have tried other gels. But nothing compares to the boost and superb taste that Crank gives you. I tell newbies, if you hate the taste of gels...then tri the real gel, Crank. This year I'm gunning for my first Ironman. There is no doubt I'm carrying Crank with me for my 140.6 mile journey. Anything else would be cheating myself of the finish line. Thanks again Crank!!!" ...
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Berkeley Heights , New Jersey
Sport: Triathlon

John Wyant

"Most of the time I have great steady run until around 18 to 20 then the sh-- hits the fan. So far I have been training with lots of ten mile runs mostly trail runs. Lots of times I would get a little stiff after these but since these e-Gels I have noticed major energy and no soreness afterwards. I love the Mountain rush flavor. " ...
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Clearwater, Minnesota
Sport: Running

Leslie Campbell

"On July 8th I rode the Prouty 100 mile fundraiser for cancer at Dartmouth in NH with Debbie Chase and Carrie Nourjian. We finished in 6 hrs and 40 minutes and felt great the whole way thanks to e-Gel and e-Fuel. kept a consistent energy level during the ride by switching from e-gel one hour to fuel the next. Not bad for 3 women around 50 working fulltime trying to make time for rides in-bewteen busy schedules. There were 2000 riders that day who raised over a million dollars for cancer research;great effort everyone. The most important thing for me to mention about the use of the e-products is that I never have stomach problems or cramps anymore, can feel the energy instantly after ingesting either the liquid or the gel and always feel like I can keep going even when I am tired from a long ride. e-Fuel is great to drink while spinning inside during the winter also. Love the products and keep coming back for more." ...
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Stowe, Vermont
Sport: Cycling

Joseph Delgadillo

"I first discovered e-Gel at the L.A. marathon expo. I was kind of skeptical about how good it worked and was it really worth spending the extra money for the gels. The gels helped me complete my first marathon and they taste much better than Power gels or Cliff shots. I compared the nutrition facts on each of the labels and the e-Gel is much better than the others. It is the best gel product out there!!! I am a firm believer in e-Gels and I use them for everyone of my 60 mile cycling rides every Saturday and everyone of my brick workouts. I never forget to take them along with me to my triathlons, marathons and half marathons. When my friends are bonking, I'm still going!!! Thank you Crank Sports!!!" ...
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Monterey Park, California
Sport: Triathlon, Running

Edwin Croucher

"I am a typical New Yorker. My work schedule rotates weekly and often within a week. I train when I can and not on a set schedule. I decided on a half Iron triathlon as a training goal. I had no coach then or now to help me. I started using e-fuel after my first 1/2 iron Triathlon. I did not have a good plan on how to properly fuel myself during an event. I had moderate success at the race and continued to use the product. I did not use e-gel at all for the first race. I did a lot of reading on products and tried to change my training and race fueling to improve my performance. My performance has improved and I believe these products have had a great deal to do with it. I have contacted Crank both by email and on the telephone. I have received honest and valuable answers. This is a great company. I just completed the Tupper Lake Tinman, a half iron event ...." ...
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Oswego, New York
Sport: Triathlon

Phillip Hare

"I had tried several energy gels and drinks on the market and found they did not live up to their advertised claims. A cyclist friend gave me a Gel Pack and I've been hooked every since! I use the Gel Packs before each cycling event, ice hockey game, and weight training session and the difference in my sustained energy level is nothing short of remarkable. Further, the e-Fuel keeps me sustained for the 2nd hour and beyond when cycling. I recommend CRANK products to all of my friends." ...
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Cary, North Carolina
Sport: Hockey, Cycling

David Hawkins

"I love to ride hard, but was cramping alot in my legs. Since adding the new product into my work out; I now ride harder and longer with no cramps yet!" ...
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Winchester, Virginia
Sport: Mountain Biking

Mark Homewood

"These are the BEST gel and hydration products I have found." ...
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Palm City, Florida
Sport: Triathlon

Andrew Maz

"I did a half-Ironman in April and e-Gel kept my sodium levels up. The electrolytes in this stuff really works. I've tried other gels since and they just can't compare" ...
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Los Angeles, California
Sport: Triathlon

Cindy Martin

"On every ride of 50 miles or greater in the heat of the summer in the South, I've always had a massive dehydration headache, even if I drank every bit of gatorade I could get my hands on. With e-Fuel and e-Gel, I've had no headache, and finish these rides ready for more!!" ...
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Huntsville, Alabama
Sport: Cycling

Michael Incardone

"I have been using the e-Fuel and e-Gel for 2-3 months and couldn't be happier. I am a triathlete and I use the items for swimming, cycling and running. So much better than Accelerade or Gatorade. Not even in the same ballpark. Thank you for making such a killer product." ...
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Chandler, Arizona
Sport: Triathlon

Al Morinaka

"I currently race in triathlons and cyclocross and have consistently used e-Fuel and e-Gels to maintain the intense effort needed to place. I found that halfway through the race a Mountain Rush e-Gel provides the boost to stay competitive. " ...
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Fullerton, California
Sport: Triathlon

Matthew Uhl

"I found Crank Sports while living in Southern California. I was lucky enough to be only 15 minutes from their headquarters." ...
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Oxford, Ohio
Sport: Running

Robert Overton II

"I recently began using e-gel, I am very pleased with the results. I have never felt better during or after my runs." ...
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South Bend, Indiana
Sport: Running

Alhen Drillich

"I love e-Gel and e-Fuel it not only works better but tastes 100% better that the other nutrition gels!!!!! Thanks Crank Sports!" ...
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Seminole, Florida
Sport: Triathlon

Osias Lozano

"I have been racing MTB for about 8 years now, but only this past February I did my first 12 hour race. It was an amazing race this was the first long race where I used the e-Gels. They were of great help or I would say of the help, since the e-Gels were the only food I consumed during the 12 hours. I dont know but eventhough I didn't eat anything else I felt that was one of my strogest races." ...
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Orlando, Florida
Sport: Mountain Biking

Guy Titler

"I had been training for three months for a half ironman. I had tried every gel and drink available. Two weeks before my race, I got my first shipment from you. WOW, the last two weeks of training I noticed a big difference in my endurance and energy. It showed on race day! Between the e-gel and e-fuel, I am a believer. Thanks!" ...
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Mason, Ohio
Sport: Triathlon

Curtis Jones

"Being a runner (and an older runner at that), I have had leg problems for quite sometime. I have tried everything - strengthing my inner core (pilates, physical therapy, etc.) and even though these things helped, consuming e-gel made the biggest difference. I don't understand why - maybe some of the medications I take screw up my electrolyte balance or maybe I simply am not getting enough electrolytes - but e-gel (along with motrin!) seems to be one of the important pieces to the puzzle!" ...
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Niwot, Colorado
Sport: Running, Cycling

George Myers

"Started using e-Fuel to find a way to increase energy output for the fast and aerobically challenging sport of indoor soccer. To my amazement it worked. As a goalkeeper I kept my e-Fuel bottle in the goal and took sips throughout my matches. The result was an incredible and exponential increase in reaction time and leaping ability. At the end of games the opposition are always in awe of my ability to make difficult and incredible saves. I will continue to use e-Fuel because it tastes great, dissolves rapidly and provides an exponential increase in energy for the demanding physical activitiy of indoor soccer." ...
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Alameda, California
Sport: Soccer

Chris Perry

"After cramping bad in my first two marathons (Chicago, Twin Cities) I decided to try your product. I have been pleasantly surprised. Along with good hydration I have not cramped in any of my training runs and completed the Houston Marathon in my best time and with no cramps ! I am now ready to train for the Marine Corp and will have e-Gel in my belt for all my long runs. A great product !!" ...
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little rock, Arkansas
Sport: Running

James Borden

"I picked up some e-Gel at the fitness expo before my first marathon. I hadn't seen the product before and I was taking a chance using the first time during a race, but it worked well. I have been using it ever since in marathons and triathlons and have never had a problem with nausea, having it sit in my stomach like a brick and hinder the absorption of water like some other products I have used. Plus it went down easy. This spring I qualified for the Boston Marathon using e-Gel! " ...
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Farmington, Utah
Sport: Running, Triathlon

Bryan Davis

"I used e-Gel during the cross country season trying it out seeing how i could benefit from using it. Although i really didnt see the full effect of the product until I had completely got it in my system which was around conference. my first mile had decreased by 30 seconds, my second mile by 30 and my last mile by almost a minute so i think that this is a very good product for everyone to try." ...
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Belton, Missouri
Sport: Running

Guy Spiher

"I tried your products on the recommendo of a friend who is an aspiring pro mountain bike racer. I am a Master Expert class racer and have always had problems with proper intake of carbs during a race or long training ride due to an extremely high calorie utilization ratio. (Substrate Utilization) in medical speak. I tried Crank Sports e-Gel AND e-Fuel and with the ratios of complex to simple sugars and the larger sizes and overall convenience of use I am now a believer.I can't wait to see my results this next race season with e-Fuel and e-Gel on my side. Thanks." ...
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Sport: Mountain Biking

David Greenblatt

"I have been using e-Gels for my marathons (and long-run training) for over 2 years. I am convinced that e-Gel is the best -- for sodium and potassium replacement and for the 150-calorie energy boost. The taste is pretty good, and they digest easily with water just after gulping down an e-Gel pack. Bonking (or cramping) at the 20-mile mark of a marathon due to insufficient energy/electrlyte replacement happens; but, with e-Gel, no bonking or cramping for me. " ...
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Dallas, Texas
Sport: Running

Michael Rondelli

"Thank you for making such a great product and providing wonderful service. As an insulin dependant diabetic for 20 years and a retired ultra-distance cyclist, I have been eating gels for a long time. They are especially important for me because as a diabetic, i can carry two of these packets in my slacks at work in case my blood glucose drops unexpectedly. Not only is your gel pleasant to consume, you also use plastic that is able to withstand riding around in my pocket without exploding. Trust me, there is nothing worse than gel in your pocket, especially when my friends are confused about just what those cool t-shirts are really selling. Thanks again and keep on providing your great products!" ...
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San Diego, California
Sport: Cycling

Rich Sims

"Whenever I would do long rides in the heat I would suffer from cramping during the rides and headaches afterwards. Since I've been using the e-Gel and e-Fuel I haven't had any of these issues. These products taste great and they really work. I was skeptical thinking that all the gels were the same, but there's definitely a difference. I won't ride without them. " ...
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Hayward, California
Sport: Cycling

Sue F

"I was having horrible blood sugar and electrolyte crashes during my long events (half Ironman & half to full marathons). I decided to try to find a new gel and drink with more electrolytes. I found such great success with e-Fuel! No more bonking in the last few miles of my events! One of my friends, who owns a running shoe store, was having similar issues. I told her about e-Fuel and gave her a sample. She didn't try it for months, claiming a sensitive stomach. Finally, out of desperation, she tried it. She loved it so much, she now carries e-Fuel products in her store! Thanks for success x 2 in the hot, humid summers of Florida!" ...
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Cape Coral, Florida
Sport: Triathlon

Dan Hansen

"My son Aaron, ran his first marathon in June (Grandma's Marathon) and he's been bragging up on Crank Sports products for a while now. I began using your products over the summer, training for my first marathon. On October 7th, at age 53, I finished my first marathon running the hottest Twin Cities Marathon on record. I took your marathon challenge and as you guaranteed, I did finish my first marathon using your products. Thank you Crank Sports!" ...
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Brooklyn Ctr, Minnesota
Sport: Running

Joseph Connolly

"Thanks for a great product, originally used e-Gels for long-distance bicycling but now I take them out ice climbing, mountain biking, and mountaineering. There's been plenty of times I've been close to running out of juice and after 1 or 2 gels, some water, and 10 minutes to process, I'm feeling 100% again. I'm doing a cross-country bicycle trip this April and just bought two cases to help get me there. " ...
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Anchorage, Alaska
Sport: Cycling, Climbing, Mountain Biking

Joni Fournier

"I have had nothing but GREAT experiences with e-Gel!! In training for my first Ironman and trying to prepare the right nutrition plan for race day, I was introduced to e-Gel's and have never looked back. I was convinced that after consuming nearly 18 of them during my first Ironman, that it would take a while to want another one, but I was wrong ..." ...
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Boulder, Colorado
Sport: Triathlon

Romeo Batac

"There's no substitute for good and consistent training, but with e-Gel it's just takes me to the next level. With e-Gel you just keep going, going, going and going. What an incredible product!!!!!!!! I should finish my second marathon with no problem. " ...
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Irvine, California
Sport: Mountain Biking, Running

Pierre Chauvire

"I started using e-Gel and e-Fuel in the United States. They were much better to my stomach and mouth than GU. I felt they were lighter, less sugar in it. I've since gone back to France. I have not been able to find the equivalent of e-Gel in Europe. I miss them so much. Enjoy drinking it, lucky guys." ...
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Boston, Massachusetts
Sport: Running

Lawrence Kagawa

"While competing in the U.S. Paintball League World Championships, our team used e-Fuel. e-Fuel ensured our entire team was fully energized for each match throughout the 3 day event and none of our team members suffered energy highs & lows as we had from other 'energy' drinks and supplements." ...
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Reno, Nevada
Sport: Paintball

Nicki Riddle

"I am a very active 60 year old women that bikes, kayaks, skis and distance walks, AND has been a diabetic for 40 years. I decided to enter my first marthon this summer. I was fortunate in discovering this absolutely wonderful product. I take a E-Gel packet to begin and then every hour and check my blood sugar. With the use of E-Gel I can keep my blood sugars up and not bonk. A very important thing to a diabetic! I feel so good the whole time I am walking and finish my walks with so much energy to spare, I manage to clean my house etc. I LOVE IT!. I should mention that I no longer have leg cramps because of the potassium levels in this product. I have been spreading the word to all my friends," ...
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Lewiston, Idaho
Sport: Walking

Kim Crandall

"Really love e-Gel because it's less viscous than most gels, and it really fuels me ... I know when it kicks in to take me home! So glad I ran across it online. Thanks Crank Sports. Keep crankin'!" ...
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Charlottesville, Virginia
Sport: Running

Alex Osterneck

"I started using e-Gel's on my 50K run's. Then I realized I could use them during open-water swims. My last two 5-mile open-water swims I did without kayak / boat support -- instead I tucked 4 e-Gels under my swimsuit and used an e-Gel every 30-minutes. e-Gels work great. Thank you!" ...
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Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania
Sport: Swimming

Jake Adams

"Whether training for my next USCF road race or in the intensity of competition I do not trust any other gel to fuel me from start to sprint. e-Gels are a critical component to my success as a cyclist. I use them on 80-mile solo rides as well as in the weekly throwdown group rides in Austin, Texas. In my opinion it's the perfect blend of carbs and electrolytes for endurance riders to fierce competitors...nothing else compares. " ...
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Austin, Texas
Sport: Cycling

Diane Cornale

"Finally found a product that allows me to drink only water and not the gatorade type beverages that make me nauseated during a marathon...Using this product allowed me to run and qualify for Boston in 2006 and I have not used another product since." ...
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Oak Creek , Wisconsin
Sport: Running

Alex Tracy

"I was first turned on to e-Gel at the Rock and Roll Seattle expo. I used it for the half marathon and it seemed to work. However, I wanted to give it a true test. I started training for the Rock and Roll San Antonio marathon, and I used nothing but e-Gel during training. I have never felt so good after a run. Even running in 90+ heat I never cramped up. I have used many other products and have never gotten the results that I did with e-Gel. I just completed the marathon in a personal best time, I actually beat my old best by 15 minutes and I owe it all to e-Gel. " ...
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Fort Worth, Texas
Sport: Running

Kathy Brown

"I row competitive crew for Stockton Rowing Club. Recently we competed in US Rowing's 2011 Southwest Regional Championships at Lake Merritt in Oakland. Each race is 1000m....an all out sprint preceeded by any place from 1000 - 2000m of warm up rowing. I rowed 4 races" ...
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Manteca, California
Sport: Rowing

Bill Cunningham

"I met a fellow cyclist a few weeks ago on the road. I helped him fix a flat, and he gave me 2 e-Gels for my trouble. I noticed the effect immediately. The ride quickly became much less work, and much more fun. Thanks for a great product!" ...
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Sport: Cycling

Margarita Berg

"I love this stuff!! It has made a difference in my run and they way I feel. When I'm done with longs runs, my wedding ring usually fits snug after the runs. Not with the e-gels. I can move my ring when I'm done. Not to mention that I stay hydrated longer. I don't feel as thirsty as I usually do when I intake GU's. I have more energy and feel LESS sluggish." ...
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El Cajon, California
Sport: Running

Clay Crawford

"Dealing with the Texas heat can sometimes lead to dehydration just by performing a small act. I like e-Gel for this reason. I can take it and not worry about dehydration symptoms. I am planning a 'big bike' dual sport ride from Houston, through New Mexico, Durango, CO and onto Moab, UT." ...
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Houston, Texas
Sport: Dual Sport Motorcycle Riding

Anthony Graziano

"I have a couple marathons under my belt, and countless halfs. During my initial search for a carb/electrolyte replacement product I tried many products from many companies. Crank Sports's e-Fuel and e-Gel consistently deliver the best product for the lowest price ... Thank you Crank Sports for knowing what athletes want and need, and giving it to them at a fair price. " ...
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Longwood, Florida
Sport: Running

Mary Goodrich

"When my daughter started playing competive golf last summer, she fought blood sugar crashes that negatively impacted her performance. Sports drinks didn't have much staying power and she hates eating while playing. I found e-Fuel late last summer and she uses it every round now. She's had marathon rounds that I don't know if she could have finished if she didn't have the e-Fuel. Thanks for a great product." ...
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Wichita Falls, Texas
Sport: Golf

Christopher Jones

"I drank Gatorade as a source to keep my body hydrated and it didn't work. I cramped up on a 40 mile ride and felt terrible. My coach for Team in Training recommended e-Fuel, so I tried on our next ride. I felt great on the next ride and didn't bonk. e-Fuel doesn't load you up with a bunch of sugar either. Great product. " ...
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Bellflower, California
Sport: Cycling

Joe Milano

"e-Gel has helped my training for my first marathon tremendously. The e-Gel really takes care of the fatigue I was feeling when I was hitting the 15 mile mark. Now, I can cruise right through it. Also, I would like to say I am glad that Crank Sports has kept any type of artificial sweetener out of their products. Sucralose and Aspartame shouldn't be in our systems that we push to the limit. " ...
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Palm Coast, Florida
Sport: Running

Bob Welsh

"Competed in the Moose Mountain Marathon in Lutsen, Minnesota this September. Without your product I would probably still be on the course. While not a speedy guy - I found the e-Gel kept me going and the e-Fuel gave me a nice pick me up at the aid stations. Used these products through out the course of the summer and have been quite pleased with them. Now its is deer hunting season and I am sure a few will find there ways into my pockets for some of those long days in the woods. Thanks for a great product!" ...
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Brussels, Wisconsin
Sport: Running

Michael Lao

"When I was a driver for FedEx Ground, I would have been having a minimum of ten hour days, five days a week, without having enough time to have lunch. I am a cyclist, so I tried out various gel fuels. After trying out just about everything, I found e-Gel and e-Fuel at a runner's shop in Simi Valley..." ...
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Los Angeles, California
Sport: Cycling

Ron Berman

"I dread the other thick gels because it takes a longer time to swallow and digest it. The taste actually has a great flavor unlike some other tooth paste gels. Another important reason to use Crank Gel is that you get an additional 50 calories compared to other gels, which in most cases will prevent you from bonking. " ...
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Staten Island, New York
Sport: Triathlon, Duathlon

Marc Johnson

"I love your products, I train and race with both e-Gel and e-Fuel. I run ultra's and man a shot of e-Gel sure does the body good. Quick but long lasting energy. Without e-Gel I may have not made it through the Bishop High Serria 50 race." ...
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
Sport: Ultra Running

Bradley Weprin

"I have found e-Gel to be of a much thinner consistency than other similar products so it goes down easier. It provides a similar boost to those products containing caffeine, but it does not have the caffeine." ...
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Dallas, Texas
Sport: Running

D'arcy Moser

"The e-Gel product is the only product to date that I see instant results and recovery after maximum exertion." ...
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Placerville, California
Sport: Triathlon

Matt Miguelena


Moorpark, California
Sport: Triathlon

Brett Vogel

"Compared to other products I noticed a significant improvement in my energy level and duration. Both e-Gel and e-Fuel provide energy that doesn't feel like a rush like other products produce. I have also noticed that I don't crash after a hockey game or mountain bike ride like I did on other products. Plus, I never get a stomach ache like I would with other products. " ...
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Yorba Linda, California
Sport: Hockey, Mountain Biking

Bill Ramsey

"Running ultramarathons requires a lot of calories and electrolytes. E-gel provides plenty of both. Last year, I completed 2-100 milers, 3-50 milers, 3 50ks, and 2 trail marathons; all of them fueled with e-Gel. At 54 years old, e-Gel gives me what I need to compete and the confidence that goes with it. Thanks for making such a fine product." ...
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Aliso Viejo, California
Sport: Running

David Veeneman

"Used it for the first time hiking out of the Grand Canyon. Did an amazing job of keeping me going on the climb out." ...
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Lincolnshire, Illinois
Sport: Climbing/Hiking

Church Saufley

"My wife and I have been using Crank for our runs over the last few months and it seems to give a much more even and smooth delivery of energy and is much easier on the stomach. Other gels get too sweet if you are on a long run and have more than two, and they don't deliver energy as evenly over the 30/45 minutes between gels. " ...
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Shelbyville, Kentucky
Sport: Running

Sarah Barron

"Newer to long distance running (trails) I have wrestled with being able to fuel, stay hydrated and not puke at or near the end of any distance run after the 21+ mile mark. Nothing would stay down. I have a long time competitive cylcing background and never had fuel/stomach issues. After reading loads of related articles and trying every product out there by the top names in ultra distance event fuels I was coming to the conclusion this was just my draw. After using your product on a 50K (Shadow of the Giants) and in the prepatory training, I believe I have found my product! Yay, and thank you Crank Sports. " ...
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Glendora, California
Sport: Running

Roger Ackerman

"I have used basically all the other energy gels and hydration drinks available. There was one energy gel and drink that I used more than others. Then I heard about Crank Sports through a running friend. I decided to try both products offered by Crank Sports and now I'm not looking back. I have found, during the time I've been using them, that I'm able to run longer periods of time with a lot less burn out and more energy. I take one e-Gel every 45 mins. and drink at least 20 ounces of e-Fuel every hour and sometimes I can go to an hour and 1/2 What an incredible difference the both have made in my running performance and and energy levels on long runs. And I'm 67 years old. Thank you Crank Sports for two incredible products." ...
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Suwanee, Georgia
Sport: Running

Yishay Yovel

"e-Gel is doing a perfect job in keeping me re-fuled and highly energized through long endurance events. I just completed Half-Ironman distance event, where I consumed 12 packs of e-Gel. I felt energized throughout the event, and had no side effects whatsoever (cramps, stomach issues, etc.). " ...
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Sunnyvale, California
Sport: Running, Triathlon

Nori Conner

"Ran my first marathon using e-Fuel and e-gel. Great products that help optimize performance. I am recommending this to all of my friends. Keep up the good work." ...
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gainesville, Florida
Sport: running/tennis/stadium climber

Sandra Gray

"I ran in the 37th Annual Spring Thaw in Pittsburgh today. My first ever 10 mile race! At the water stations they had the Crank Sports e-Gels. I was 2 miles into the run and ate one of the Vanilla Strawberry Slam e-Gels. My first time trying the product ..." ...
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pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sport: Running

Larry Navarro

"I raced my mountain bike this weekend ... had some Radical Raspberry e-Fuel in my hydration pac ... felt pretty good ... forgot to take my Cherry Bomb ... e-Gel...did my 11 miles and my muscles were spent and shaking ...and about to cramp up completely! ! I took my Cherry Bomb ... and within a minute ... i stopped shaking and my sweating was done!! I was totally amazed ... and at 49 years old .... I have tryed everything! ! I am loving it! ! Great taste and it actually works!" ...
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halstad, Minnesota
Sport: Mountain bike racing

Gary Gagnon

"At 280 pounds I will never be an elite marathoner but I sure love trying! Last year was my first 1/2 marathon and it was brutal. I was using GU and my guts hated it. Found e-Gel on the web by a fluke, thought I would try it. WOW, what a rush! Running is fun, did another 1/2 marathon and shaved 6 minutes off my time. I might even be your 'biggest' customer." ...
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Duluth , Minnesota
Sport: Cycling

Ralph Hipps

"I have raced road bikes for 3 years, tried lots of different sports drinks, and I have had the best success and least side effects from e-Fuel and e-Gel. I don't use anything else anymore, my days of searching for the best fuel source is over!!!" ...
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San Jose, California
Sport: Cycling

John R

"I just had a PR in the Toronto Waterfront Marathon and I attribute it to e-Fuel and e-Gel. This was the first race since I suffered severe leg cramps over the final 12 miles in last year's NYC marathon, finishing in 4:49. Following the recommended usage of both products I cruised to a relatively easy 4:03" ...
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Tampa, Florida
Sport: Running