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CLIF SHOT BLOKS™ - The Latest Energy Food Option for Endurance Athletes.
Variety is the spice of life – After numerous hours of training and racing, the body needs to mix it up a little in terms of what goes in the tank. That’s why Clif set out to create another energy food option that would complement their bars and gels. The result is CLIF SHOT BLOKS™. They’re simple-to-handle, easy-to- chew, and provide similar nutrition to SHOT® gel, so they’ll fit seamlessly into your training and racing nutrition program.
Nutrition – Carbohydrates and Electrolytes
SHOT BLOKS™ offer very similar nutrition to SHOT Energy Gel. The primary ingredient for both is brown rice syrup which provides easily assimilated carbohydrates for working muscles. Both products also provide the mineral salts known as electrolytes. These electrolytes allow electrical impulses to travel properly throughout your body, permitting normal bodily function. When you sweat, you start to deplete your electrolyte stores and experience potential performance decline, so it’s best to help replenish them through food and fluid intake.
Form and Function
Clif created SHOT BLOKS™, each in a 10g size, so that 3 BLOKS™ provide 100 calories. That makes it easy to track caloric intake during long outings. There are 6 BLOKS to a single serve package, so one package provides 200 calories.
CLIF SHOT BLOKS™ are the first product in the SHOT® line to be USDA certified organic, which means that each flavor contains a minimum of 95% Organic ingredients. They strive to use the most sustainable ingredients possible in their products. The environmental benefits of buying organic ingredients for their products have a direct positive impact on the air and water quality on this planet. CLIF SHOT BLOKS™ are USDA certified organic by Quality Assurance International (QAI).