Gear pick of the week: Stealth gels

With a range of products covering all nutritional bases from caffeinated and isotonic energy gels to recovery, Team RW think these Stealth gels are a must-try if you’re looking to pep up your fuel routine.

"It can be a bit of a gastrointestinal gamble trying a new gel brand. What goes down – and, crucially stays down – best is quite personal,” says Runner’s World Deputy Editor Joe Mackie. “A pre-run examination of the ingredients list is reassuring – all the essentials, but with minimal added nasties - and on a hilly 21-miler they performed well, delivering the necessary boost. Zero digestive issues and the taste was a revelation: great flavours (I tried the Banana and the Mango & Passion Fruit) without the cloying chemical aftertaste you get with some gels. Even if you already have your own tried-and-tested gel of choice, these are definitely worth experimenting with."

Digital Editor Ben Hobson agrees on the flavour front: “Flavours were accurate and pretty tasty, plus they didn’t taste synthetic.” And when it comes to recovery, Stealth has it covered conveniently – “Having a recovery gel makes race day a bit easier instead of transporting powder and a shaker.”

Convenient, tasty and easy on the insides? Perfect.

Stealth nutrition products start at £1.25 for a single gel and £17.50 for a multipack.