GLUKOS COMPANY BLOG
If you're looking for brand updates, Team Glukos athlete perspectives, and training tips, you've come to the right place. Read on for all things Glukos.
This Year I Resolve...
According to Reader’s Digest, the most popular New Year Resolutions include losing weight, spending less, getting organized, learning something new… While these are all well and good, they don’t really inspire us so we decided to write our own.
Gifts For The Athlete On Your List
Gift-giving ideas for athletes!
Healthy Holiday Travel
Beat the energy suck of long travel days by following a few simple tips that help us stay energized on the go!
Natural Flavor? What's That Mean?
Want to know what you're eating? We spell out what "Natural Flavors" means for GLUKOS energy products.
Ironman World Champion Jan Frodeno's Nutrition Plan
Find out how Ironman World Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Jan Frodeno uses GLUKOS to fuel his long-distance racing.
Fuel Up Blog: Healthy Desserts
Think skipping dessert is your only option for eating healthier? We have a few options that might help change your mind.
Enter to Win! GLUKOS + Ruhn Co. Apparel
We've teamed up with Ruhn Co. Apparel for an autumn celebration giveaway!
Breaking Records, Fueled By GLUKOS
Caleb Denton holds the record for the fastest time at the Iron Mountain 50 miler, where he fueled entirely with GLUKOS.
GLUKOS: Simple Ingredients For Clean Energy
One of the most popular questions we continually receive is: what is the difference between Glukos and the nutrition product I am currently using? The answer is just as simple as our ingredient list.
The Low-Down on Carbohydrates
Many popular diets these days urge you to avoid carbohydrates at all costs. Truth is, this is hardly practical, and definitely not sustainable. Carbohydrates are not the enemy! Especially for athletes, carbohydrates are crucial in sustaining everyday activities and helping you reach peak performance.
Fuel Up Blog: You Are What You Eat
Does your weekday nutrition take a hit because you are too busy or too tired to cook at home? Hop on the meal prep train to ensure you're stocked for the week with balanced, good-for-you meals.
GLUKOS Energy Tablets - One of a Kind
GLUKOS Energy Tablets are unique among tablet offerings. They true melt in your mouth, not in your....water!
Fuel Up Blog: 5 Can't Miss Fall Running Races
The dog days of summer are here, so we’re looking ahead to the cooler weather of autumn and wondering where to race next.
Go Beyond Racing Sweepstakes!
Enter to win a GLUKOS prize pack from Go Beyond Racing!
Kansas City Marathon: Enter To Win!
Enter to win a race entry into the 2017 Kansas City Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K or 5K!
Fuel Up Blog: Best Bets For Summer Breakfast
What you eat for breakfast can make or break your morning. A balanced mix of carbohydrates, fat, and protein is essential.
Fuel Up Blog: How Can GLUKOS Energy Gel Help Me Perform Better?
Jenna Bowers, Dietetic Technician, Registered, highlights the benefits of using GLUKOS Energy Gels.
Athlete Spotlight: Logan Blanchard, Mountain Biker
Today we're catching up with 12 year GLUKOS Ambassador and Mountain Biker old Logan Blanchard from Lake Havasu, AZ.
Athlete Spotlight: Alison Tetrick, Cylance Pro Cycling
To kick off Cycling Week 2017 we are catching up with Cyclance Pro Cycling's Alison Tetrick, who recently was crowned Queen at the Dirty Kanza 200.
Training Through The Summer Heat
Summer has officially begun! And if you live in the southwest US like we do, you’re already smack dab in the middle of a serious heatwave. So what happens when you need to get your training in? We’ve rounded up a few tips to help you stay safe on the hottest days and make the most of the summer training season.
Bike To Work Tips
Commuting can be a fun way to gain fitness and lessen your environmental impact!
Half Marathon & Marathon Packing Checklist
Heading on a running race-cation this summer? Take the guesswork out of packing with this handy checklist.
Team GLUKOS Boston Marathoners: Becki Iammarino
We're talking today with Becki Iammarino from Suprise, AZ about her marathon experiences.
Team GLUKOS Boston Marathoners: Rae Ann Darling Reed
Rae Ann Darling Reed fills us in on running Boston for the 7th time.
Team GLUKOS Boston Marathoners: Jason Davidson
Team GLUKOS will be out in force at the Boston Marathon. Here we check in with Jason Davidson about his marathoning experience.
Team GLUKOS Boston Marathoners: Bennett Brookstein
It's GLUKOS Marathon Week and we're highlighting our #TeamGLUKOS Ambassadors that will be racing the 2017 Boston Marathon! First up we have Bennett Brookstein from Philadelphia.
Pro Triathlete Kelsey Withrow's Experience As A Paratriathlete Guide
Team GLUKOS triathlete Kelsey Withrow had the opportunity to guide paratriathlete Amy Dixon in the CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships.
Altitude Training With Jared Ward
Olympic Marathoner Jared Ward shares his philosophy on altitude training.
Meet Ironman World Champion Jan Frodeno In Oceanside
Meet Ironman World Champion Jan Frodeno at Oceanside 70.3! Brought to you by GLUKOS Energy.
Women's Running Features Glukos Gummies
March 2017 Women's Running
GLUKOS Gummies Featured In Competitor Magazine
March 2017 Issue
Glucose and fructose share the same molecular formula (C6H12O6), but are arranged differently, resulting in stark differences in their metabolism.
Winter Running With Olympic Marathoner Jared Ward
Jared Ward's tips on surviving winter run training.
GLUKOS salutes our military by offering armed services members a discount on fuel for the front lines.
Shaquille Walker: Millrose Games Preview
Pro Runner Shaquille Walker give us the skinny on coming back from Olympic Trials disappointment.
Pro Runner Shaquille Walker Joins GLUKOS Team
Pro runner Shaquille Walker signs with GLUKOS to fuel his 2017 season.
GLUKOS Vanilla Spice Smoothie Recipe
Warm up from the inside out while rebuilding your muscles and replacing your glycogen stores.
Energy Versus Stimulants: Knowing The Difference
Knowing the difference between energy and stimulants can help you determine the best source of sports and everyday nutrition for your body.
An Epic Swim Workout, Fueled By GLUKOS
Swimmers are known for doing some crazy workouts to celebrate certain milestones like birthdays. Pro triathlete Kelsey Withrow shares her experience ringing in 2017 with a 100x100 swim workout, fueled by GLUKOS.
The Science of Fluid Absorption
Fluid absorption has an impact on your hydration. Learn about the 3 key factors of fluid absorption so you can perform at your best.
How Carbs Give You Energy: Carbohydrate Metabolism & Performance
Explore how carbohydrates work and why they are the best energy source for exercise.
GLUKOS To Sponsor Cylance Pro Cycling For 2017
GLUKOS announces their official partnership with the Cylance Pro Cycling Team for 2017.
Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Protein Pancakes
Boosting your protein intake is simple - and delicious - with this easy protein pancake recipe!
What Fuels You? Tips For Coping With Crohn's Disease
Endurance athlete Ian Barnes suffers from Crohn's disease and uses GLUKOS as part of his strategy for treating symptoms. Here he outlines his tips for coping with the disease while remaining athletic.
GLUKOS FUELS “THE WISH RUNNER” JASON EASTER TO BREAK GUINNESS WORLD RECORD FOR HALF IRONMAN RACES
Easter Attempts To Complete 30 Half Ironman Races In One Year To Raise Money For “Make A Wish” Foundation
#50SUB3 - Running 50 Marathons, In Each State, Under 3 Hours
Meet Brian Post, the Team GLUKOS Ambassador who is on track to run 50 marathons (one in each state), each under 3 hours.
2017 Team GLUKOS Application
Do you LOVE GLUKOS? Apply for a spot on the 2017 Team GLUKOS!
Rocky Road Energy Bite Recipe
Quick, easy and delicious Rocky Road Energy Bite recipe to keep you fueled up during your adventures.
Glukos – Where Energy Meets Science
Industry Outsider provides an extensive review of GLUKOS products and their use for the diabetic athlete.
4 Tips For Finding New Training Partners And Routes After A Move
Moving is tough enough, but losing your favorite training ground and training partners can be even tougher. Team GLUKOS triathlete Ben Lindell shares his tips for finding new routes and partners after you have moved.
Training Through Pregnancy
Professional triathlete Sarah Haskins shares her experience and advice for training while pregnant.
Glycemic Index and Athletic Performance
Dr. Jason Barker Explains the glycemic index and how it relates to athletic performance.
Not All Carbohydrates are Created Equal
Glucose, fructose, sucrose, maltodextrin - all carbohydrates. But not all equals. Find out why glucose is superior.
How to Prepare & Pack for a Run-cation!
Packing is probably the least fun part of vacation, but having a great guide can help! Travel to your next race prepared with these tips.
Sarah Haskins: How To Make The Leap From Short To Long Course Triathlon
2008 Olympian and Pro triathlete Sarah Haskins shares her tips for moving up from short course to long course racing.
The Adverse Role of Stimulants in Athletics
Learn why stimulants are avoided in all GLUKOS Energy products.
3 Common Injuries Of Beginner Runners
It's officially fall running season! Jenny from the Runny Legs, Burnt Toast blog shares injuries that she dealt with as a beginning runner and her remedies.
The Chronicles of a Chronic Fighter - Battling Crohn's Disease As An Endurance Athlete
Endurance athlete Ian Barnes battles Crohn's disease and advocates on behalf of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, finds GLUKOS to be the only fuel that his body accepts.
How To Get the MOST Out of your Swim Workout!
Pro triathlete Sarah Haskins shares her tips on how to approach your swim workout to make the most of your time and your yards.
HEALTH MAGAZINE FEATURES GLUKOS ENERGY GEL
Health Magazine praises GLUKOS Energy Gel for its "instant does of oomph."
Liz Lyles Ironman Triathlon Nutrition Plan
Team GLUKOS pro triathlete Liz Lyles shares her Ironman-winning nutrition plan.
Racing on GLUKOS
Race-day nutrition is a very personal thing and may take some experimentation to get dialed in.
4 Best Exercises a Runner Can Do
Jenna Kinzie shares her 4 best exercises that runners should do for injury prevention.
Enter to Win!
Enter to win a Jared Ward autographed hat and GLUKOS prize pack!
GLUKOS PROVIDES KEY ENERGY IN FIVE OLYMPIC MEDALS AT THE 2016 SUMMER GAMES
GLUKOS powered athletes to the podium 5 times at the 2016 Olympics!
Racing In The Heat: Too Hot to Handle 15K Race Recap
How do you handle racing in the heat? Jenna Kinzie of the Jenna Runs blog shares her experience at the Too Hot To Handle 15K in Dallas.
Lightest in Leadville (Part 4): Top 3 Ingredients For A Successful Finish
GLUKOS founder, Mark Jensen,
BIKE Magazine Features GLUKOS Protein
"It takes time and calories to break food down into glucose, so if energy is what you need, why not skip the middleman?" Read More...
Run Faster: Tips For Improving Your Speed On The Track
Team GLUKOS triathlete Ben Lindell shares his favorite track workout for improving his run speed.
Lightest in Leadville (Part 3): Race-Day Nutrition Plan
GLUKOS founder Mark Jensen shares his nutrition plan for the Leadville 100 MTB.
Essentials for your first running race
Jenny from the Runny-Legs, Burnt Toast blog shares exactly what you'll need for your first running race!
#TeamGLUKOS Triathlete Ben Lindell: The Road to Kona
#TeamGLUKOS triathlete Ben Lindell didn't grow up as an athlete, but the decision to train for a triathlon quickly turned him into a pretty fast one.
THE Smoothie Recipe
Jenna Kinzie of Jenna Runs, shares her favorite Glukos protein powder smoothie recipe
Lightest in Leadville (Part 2): The Bike
GLUKOS founder, Mark Jensen, has a goal: finish the Leadville 100 MTB race on the lightest bike in Leadville. Learn more about the bike.
Runny Legs: Running with your Partner…
Jenny of Runny Legs shares her experience of having a running partner who also happens to be her husband and how they make it work.
Lightest In Leadville (Part 1): How Do You Train To Race Across The Sky?
GLUKOS Founder, Mark Jensen, chronicles his preparation to race the Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail 100 MTB race with the aim of being the Lightest In Leadville.
Racing to Rio (Part 3 of 3): The Send Off
In just 30 days, Team GLUKOS runner, Jared Ward, will tow the line in his 5th marathon ever representing the USA in the Olympic Games. In our 3rd and final installment following Jared’s lead-up to the big day, we find out how he’s feeling now that the hay is in the barn.
SMALL details that can make a BIG difference
Over the years, as an athlete and a coach, something that always surprises me still to this day is how little attention is paid to little things that can really improve your performance and make your training a lot easier.
Top 10 Summer Road Cycling Tips
Summer is the most popular time of year for riding so we’ve rounded up our top 10 tips for staying safe and enjoying your time in the saddle for the rest of the season.
GLUKOS Visits The Tour de France
GLUKOS founder Mark Jensen catches up with Robbie Ventura during Stage 13 of the 2016 Tour de France.
3 Things Beginning Runners Should Avoid
Jenny Nakamura of Runny-Legs, Burnt Toast, shares 3 things for beginning runners to avoid.
GLUKOS SIGNS BMX AND MOUNTAIN BIKE LEGEND MIKE KING
GLUKOS’ Reach Into Action Sports Market Bolstered Through Hall Of Famer’s Legendary Status
Jared Ward's Run Training Tips: 5 Tips For Effective Recovery
Running 120 miles per week is tough on the body – so is running 20 miles per week if you’re a recreational runner. We often look at our workouts as the most critical component of training, but if you don’t take care to recover properly, those workouts can quickly lead to injury and excessive fatigue.
3 Ways To Build Your Running Endurance
Jenna Kinzie of Jenna Runs, shares 3 ways to build your running endurance
RACING TO RIO (PART 2 OF 3): From Track & Field to Marathons
Only after he hung up his dreams of becoming a soccer superstar that his athletic focus became running. Little did he know that in college, he would suffer another setback that would turn out to once again change the course of his athletic career – and ultimately lead him to the Olympics.
Enter To Win VIP Passes!
We're giving away 2 VIP passes to the Rock 'n' Roll Denver and St. Louis Half Marathons!
Runny-Legs: Pre- & Post-Workout Nutrition Tips For Runners
Jenny Nakamura writes the Runny-Legs, Burnt Toast blog where she shares her experiences running everything from 5K's to 50 milers. Here she shares her pre & post run nutrition tips with us.
Jared Ward's Nutrition: Freedom From Faulty Fuel
Jared Ward doesn't risk it when it comes to his nutrition selection. GLUKOS Energy gives him confidence to race his best without bonking or a stomach ache in the closing miles, without filling his body with artificial ingredients or stimulants.
Jenna Runs: A Beginner's Guide To Proper Fueling During a Marathon
Jenna Kinzie writes the blog Jenna Runs and is training for her first marathon. She shares some tips that other marathon newbies will find useful.
GLUKOS Energy Signs Professional Triathlete Sarah Haskins
Top-ranked professional triathlete Sarah Haskins will fuel her 2016 race season with GLUKOS Energy.
Jared Ward’s Run Training Tips: 3 Tips For Proper Pacing
Proper pacing can make or break your race. Whether you’re preparing to tackle the full 26.2 miles of a marathon or trying to nail your fastest 5K, setting your goal pace and training to sustain it over the entire distance requires discipline AND pace intervals.
Jared Ward’s 'Stache': Gear That Makes The Olympic Marathoner Go
Winning Jared Ward’s 'Stache' is a big deal. No, you can’t have his mustache, but you CAN have the gear he relies on day-in and day-out to ensure he’s in top form for training and racing.
Racing to Rio (Part 1 of 3): The Making of a Runner
With just over 50 days until marathoner and GLUKOS athlete Jared Ward represents the USA by walking in the opening ceremonies of Rio 2016, we take a look at Jared’s childhood to find out when his metaphorical “flag day” was. When did Jared Ward adopt running as his sport?
Jared Ward & GLUKOS On Fox News San Diego
GLUKOS athlete Jared Ward sits down with Fox News San Diego to discuss his training and nutrition for running the marathon in the 2016 Olympic Games.
GLUKOS SIGNS SKATEBOARDING LEGEND STEVE CABALLERO
GLUKOS Expands Into Action Sports With Addition of Iconic Skateboarder to Its Growing Team of Ambassadors
An American West Adventure: VanLifeAmerica Fuels Up With GLUKOS
Canadian Todd Hodder shares his VanLifeAmerica adventure and how he uses GLUKOS to keep fueled up.
Enter to Win VIP Passes to the Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon & 1/2 Marathon!
Enter to win 2 VIP Passes to the Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon & Half Marathon!
Mark Jensen's Favorite GLUKOS Breakfast
GLUKOS founder, Mark Jensen, shares his recipe for breakfast success. Hint: it includes GLUKOS!
The Balancing Act: Full-Time Triathlete & Full-Time Mom Liz Lyles
Ironman Champion Liz Lyes talks balancing full-time triathlon training with full-time parenting.
Mary Beth Ellis’s Favorite Chocolate Recovery Drink
Ironman Champion Mary Beth Ellis shares her favorite Chocolate GLUKOS recovery shake recipe!