Clean protein powder or 6 Ways to Add Clean Protein to Your Smoothie Without a Powder "Protein powders are helpful ways to add protein to your diet, but they’re not necessary to obtain enough of this important nutrient. Learn how to make a smoothie without protein powder with these protein-rich choices!"
Call them electrolyte gels, endurance gels, sports gels, nutritional gels, carbohydrate gels, or “Mommy’s homemade yummy gummies” (thanks, Nick!)—whatever the eponym, these pop-able fruit gels provide quick carbohydrates for exercise endurance and recovery. While gel blocks are commonly used in endurance sports, they are a great mini pick-up for any kind of fitness endeavor.