I have experimented enough now to know I have found a great pre run energy booster using Chia seeds.
Make a normal batch of chia gel as I described in the Chia Power gel:
1/3 to 1/2 cup of chia seeds mixed with 2 cups water. Wisk 2-3 times every 10 minutes and then set in refrigerator to thicken.
30-60 minutes before a short, hard run or key long run:
Spread some peanut butter on a piece of whole wheat toast and then spread the chia gel over the… Continue