Scientists Try to Make Athletes Eat Mashed Potatoes Instead of Sports Gels

If you’re a certain kind of high-performance athlete, you’re familiar with the sports gels that serve as a carbohydrate and electrolyte booster. Those gels are standard issue for cyclists, runners, and many other athletes. But what if there’s...

Scientists Try to Make Athletes Eat Mashed Potatoes Instead of Sports Gels

If you’re a certain kind of high-performance athlete, you’re familiar with the sports gels that serve as a carbohydrate and electrolyte booster. Those gels are standard issue for cyclists, runners, and many other athletes. But what if there’s another solution? What if athletes could eat…mashed potatoes instead? Typically we don’t highlight research with such obvious […]

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