Gu Original Sports Nutritional Energy Gels sustains all forms of athletic activity with a highly compact, portable, and calorie dense packet loaded with carbohydrates which can be rapidly absorbed. The gel is specially formulated with branched chain amino acids for extra energy, limiting muscle fiber damage, maintaining concentration levels and speeding up your rate of recovery. Some flavors contain caffeine to increase concentration, and extra electrolytes to help maintain water balance. Dual source energy from maltodextrin and fructose that use non competing pathways allow for efficient absorption and lasting energy. Each sachet packs energy dense calories in a portable packet to help sustain energy demands of any duration or activity. The carbohydrates deliver calories of ready to use energy and delay muscle tightness by sparing glycogen. The electrolytes maintain water balance and aid in optimum hydration. It is an excellent energy gel to take when training for a marathon. Each packet contains 450mg of Amino Acids, 50mg Sodium, 40mg Potassium, 100 calories, and at least 21g of total carbohydrates. The consumption of the gel makes recovery a whole lot faster. The caffeine content of 20mg per packet in GU Energy Gels is just enough to give a little burst of fast energy while running without bringing on a caffeine rush. It is recommended to consume one sachet five minutes before and one every forty five minutes during long runs or endurance events. The gel can be washed down with a GU Hydration Drink or water for optimum absorption. In addition it is easy on the stomach and tastes great.
Gu Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Gels are a trusted product packed with nutrient dense calories in a portable lightweight packet to help sustain energy demands for long distance runners. Gu Roctane’s advanced formula amplifies GU’s original Energy Gel recipe and adds new ingredients along with significantly higher concentrations of amino acids and citrates to boost running performance. The 100 calorie packet contains carbohydrates (maltodextrin and fructose) to help maximize carbohydrate absorption and utilization while diminishing stomach distress. Sodium the primary electrolyte in the gel aids in hydration by maintaining water balance. The amino acids reduces fatigue and aids in muscle recovery. The benefit from the caffeine is immediately noticeable providing an energy surge within minutes. The variety pack contains four packets. The flavours include vanilla orange, cherry lime, lemonade and six packets each of blueberry/pomegranate, strawberry and Kiwi. The caffeine levels in the sachet vary by flavour. They are used for use fifteen minutes before training or racing
GU Energy Labs Energy Gel Caramel Macchiato is an advanced nutritional energy gel containing naturally flavoured performance ingredients designed to help athletes perform at their best. GU Energy Gels promote higher, ongoing glucose levels in the body with an optimal complex to simple carbohydrates ratio. Each gel serving maximizes muscle recovery and contains 450 mg Amino Acids, 60 mg Sodium and 40 mg Caffeine. These sport gels are high in antioxidant vitamins E & C, and contain ginger which soothes the stomach. This energy gel is gluten free, vegan and kosher certified.
GU Energy Chews come with 24 single serving portable packets. Each packet contains four energy dense 90 calorie chews per serving making it easy to eat while running. The packet contains carbohydrates to keep you fueled while delaying bonking by sparing your glycogen stores. Sodium, the primary electrolyte lost in sweat, aids in hydration by maintaining water balance. The branched chain amino acids reduce mental fatigue and decrease muscle damage. The combination of caffeine, branched chain amino acids, potassium and sodium limit muscle fiber damage and mental fatigue during training and races. This composition is similar to the original GU Energy Gels. GU Energy Chews can be used as an alternative nutritional plan to conventional sports gels. Extra electrolytes help maintain water balance. Some flavors feature caffeine to increase concentration. Each Gu Energy Chew contains 90 calories per packet. It is recommended to consume one serving five minutes before and every forty five minutes during activity.