Eating an energy gel on the go doesn’t need to be sticky business or result in fly-away tops if you follow the 3/4 tear top approach. Translation: Don’t go all the way – just tear the top 3/4 off. It works, I promise.
Many gel tops found on trails are accidental—after all, tops have a one-track mind: straight for the ground, bypassing pockets and vests to nestle up with leaves, pine needles, and the occasional squirrel. But from one runner to the next, we can do better, we must do better to prevent unwanted top drops. Even with the innovative litter leash from Clif Bar tops can still drop. [Continue Reading]