Feb 10

Foto Friday

This should be a Wordless Wednesday, but I actually had a post for Wednesday this week.


I cleaned out/organized my box of nutrition.  I think I am set for this training season. Or at least the first month or two.  I am assuming that I am not alone in having a crap load of nutrition products laying around.  Right??

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  1. Matt Oravec

    H put all of ours in (you guessed it) tupperware drawers haha. We have matched and raised your picture w/ our flipping supply.

    Turns out I trained almost all of last year not taking any nutrition on the run… hence just adding to our supply.

    None of that stuff expires right? Man, I hope not haha.
    Matt Oravec recently posted..Triathlon makes you weak!

    1. Ironman By Thirty (Kevin)

      And no doubt labeled as well. The big question is how she sorts them? By brand? Color? Caloric count? Flavor? The possibilities are endless!

      Technically it does have an expiration date but I honestly don’t know how they could really go bad.

      1. Matt Oravec

        It’s been so long since I have dived in the goody jar (alright, that sounded awful haha) that I don’t remember. I somehow think it was all sorted by brand and by type of product like gus, bars, chomps etc.
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      2. Heather O

        Actually, I sort them into three main categories: gels, gummies, and bars…each get their own little Tupperware drawer! Our Infinite powder even found a new home in our Lazy Susan sorted into Lock-and-Lock containers with their own scoops. Each one is labeled with a color coded sticker as to what’s what πŸ˜‰ OCD much? I would be glad to assist you in whatever organizational needs you might have, but I’m afraid you couldn’t afford me πŸ˜‰ Hahaha. And with that I thank you for providing me with my next blog topic!

        1. Ironman By Thirty (Kevin)

          Oh dear…. And you complain about MattyO’s video game habits???

          Whether or not you watch The Big Bang Theory, you have to watch this clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFQ7Nzlzgbk πŸ™‚

          And, you’re welcome. I look forward to the pictures of your OCD-ness.

  2. BDD

    HAAA!!! I am going to go through mine this weekend and see what I got

  3. peter takeda

    i loaded up on Boxing Day sale (after Xmas when prices are slashed – sort of like the US Black Friday)
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  4. Jeff Irvin

    Impressive supply!

    Pretty sure if First Endurance ever has a shortage they could use my supply to keep them in business for a few weeks!
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  5. Mark in Ottawa

    I cleaned out my Tupperware container full of sports nutrition about a month ago…I should be set for the upcoming year I think! I don’t ever remember buying these things, but somehow they’ve always collected. Also, since I generally feel really good on my rides, I put off eating, and come home with 2 of the 3 Gu packs I left with…bad idea, I know, but at least that explains the stash.

    Glad to know I’m not alone!

    Mark (in Ottawa, Canada)

  6. amy

    We have so much of this stuff it’s ridiculous. We go through it really quickly too though so I feel like we’re always spending money on more.
    amy recently posted..1200s

  7. marlene

    I wish! My supply has dwindled. Need to re-stock!
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  8. Jason @ Cook Train Eat Race

    I have a shelf in our pantry that is dedicated to the stuff. It is incredible how much of this I use.

    My only saving grace is I use Prolong from Herbalife24 instead of GUs/Gels and that saves a ton of room b/c it’s only a canister.
    Jason @ Cook Train Eat Race recently posted..Isn’t Running Supposed To Be Simple?

    1. Ironman By Thirty (Kevin)

      I completely forgot about the canisters! It looks like I have about a dozen different ones at the moment (Perform and Gatorade mostly).

      1. Jason @ Cook Train Eat Race

        haha….you need to buy a bigger house then……

  9. Morgan

    The real question here is, how much of that is expired?!??!?!
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    1. Ironman By Thirty (Kevin)

      I don’t trust expiration dates. And quite frankly, I am too afraid to look πŸ™‚

  10. Jon

    Yeah, what Morgan said!

    When I was doing a ton of racing in 2010 I accumulated more training nutrition samples, and most of it I never used because I didn’t like it.

    Last year I only did like 4 races so I was able to purge a lot of it.
    Jon recently posted..I Need To Work Harder & THIS Is Why I Have A Coach

  11. katie

    send me some of THAT! wow!

  12. Emily

    whoa. do you really use (and like) that wide of a variety?

    i want that selection, mainly so i can set my OCD loose and organize it πŸ™‚
    Emily recently posted..When It Rains, It Pours

    1. Ironman By Thirty (Kevin)

      Sadly, I hardly eat any of it. I mainly do the Gu Chomps for biking and the Gu for running. The rest of it has been collected in race goody bags and as give aways. Some of it I have never actually even tried. I’d do a giant blog giveaway but I’d feel bad giving away stuff that is most likely expired.

  13. Christina

    I have two gels that I received from XLMIC for her Jingle Bell Hell “race”. Otherwise I own NONE of this stuff and haven’t really tried any of it yet. Need to get beyond a sprint race to really need it though.
    Christina recently posted..Bonus

  14. Elizabeth

    What? no pizza or bacon doughnuts? clearly you need to work on your race fuel. Maybe then you wouldn’t puke during your ironmans.
    Elizabeth recently posted..Nice girl

  15. Aimee (I Tri To Be Me)

    I think my table would look just like that if I laid out all my nutrition stuff!
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  16. sarah

    Ha. that’s about what my one cabinet looks like.

  17. Matthew Smith

    That’s a sweet stash! You’re good to go for a bit! I’ve got a bunch in a big ziplock bag. You and Jennie are set!
    Matthew Smith recently posted..Zipfizz Product Review

  18. Jessie

    We actually need to stock up! I hate having to constantly run to Playmakers to reload! http://www.greatracenutrition.com/ This website is from a nutrition Sales Rep that is my boss’s friend. If you ever cant find something you want to try give his website a look! He has EVERYTHING!
    Jessie recently posted..Living In The Fast Lane

  19. Colleen

    Nice variety! πŸ˜‰

  20. Nicole Schuman

    Yeah right! Instead of junk foods and chocolates in a box, it’s a nutrition box! Good job! I might rather do the same.. Thank you for sharing!
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