Gu Energy Gel

Cucumber Mint 24 pckts
Gu Energy Gel Cucumber Mint 24 pckts

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Energy Gel Overview

If you've attended a 5k, 10k or any other kind of road race lately, you've no doubt seen the athletes with GU Energy Gel in their hands or going into their mouths. Racer's everywhere swear by GU, a concentrated energy fuel designed with the endurance athlete in mind.

What's in GU Energy Gel? GU's ingredients fall into 3 categories. For energy, you a get a blend of simple and complex carbs, plus a shot of caffeine and electrolytes to max out energy production at the cellular level. For endurance, GU gives you complex carbs from maltodextrin plus mineral citrates (potassium citrate, sodium citrate and citric acid) to help reduce acid build-up in muscles. Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) serve as a vital fuel source during extreme exertion; they also aid in recovery . Histidine, an essential amino acid, acts as a carnosine precursor that also helps neutralize lactic acid build-up in muscles. Finally, for recovery, GU Energy Gel contains the antioxidant vitamins C & E to protect defend muscles from exercise-induced free radicals. Ginger provides additional antioxidant protection while soothing the stomach. Sea salt helps replace vital sodium and trace minerals.

Energy Gel Description from Gu
Created for daily training and competition, GU Energy Gel packs energy-dense calories in a portable packet to help sustain energy demands of any duration or activity. The 100-calorie packet contains carbohydrates (maltodextrin and fructose) that use non-competing pathways to help maximize carbohydrate absorption and utilization while diminishing stomach distress. Sodium, the primary electrolyte lost in sweat, aids in hydration by maintaining water balance. The branched-chain amino acids (leucine, valine, isoleucine) may reduce mental fatigue and decrease muscle damage.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 32 grams
Servings Per Container: 24
IngredientAmount% Daily Value**
-Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0g0
-Saturated Fat0g0
-Trans Fat0g
Total carbohydrate22g7
-Dietary Fiber0g0
Vitamin A0
Vitamin C0
** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
† Daily Value not established.

Gluten-free. Vegan

INGREDIENTS: Maltodextrin, Water, Fructose, Leucine, Sodium Citrate, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Citric Acid, Natural Flavors, Calcium Carbonate, Valine, Green Tea (Leaf) Extract (Contains Caffeine), Gellan Gum, Isoleucine, Sunflower Oil, Sodium Benzoate (Preservative), Potassium Sorbate (Preservative).

Manufacturer's Directions
Consume one packet 5 minutes before, and one packet every 45 minutes during activity.

By: on 9/24/2016

Mid to Long Run MUST

These are essential in my mid to long distance runs. Good flavor, easy tear off tab even with sweaty hands

By: on 3/14/2016

Best energy GEL on the market!

Been using this product for over 10 years now. Great tasting, fast acting, easy dispensing and it could be tucked away into your shorts leg for easy access. Many flavors to choose from, and all Re GREAT TASTING, I dont mean to repeat myself but they are!!

By: on 3/14/2016

Excellent Race Food

Been using this for over 10 years. Easily digestible when racing and excellent flavor. Small in size but packs a wallop !

By: on 1/06/2016


If you love sweeeties without cacao lavor, this is what you would want

By: on 12/31/2015

Excellent Gel

I have used these for marathon and half Ironman triathlon training. They are excellent and all the flavors taste good. I look forward to the time intervals when it is time to take another gel. My favorite flavor is the salted caramel.

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