GU™ Energy Gel
Item # 454619
Size: 24 Packets
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Description450mg AMINO ACIDS per serving
125mg SODIUM per serving
20mg CAFFEINE per serving
Electrolytes - Maintain water balance and aid in optimum hydration.
Carbohydrates - Deliver ready-do-use energy and delay bonking by sparing glycogen.
Amino Acids - Reduce mental fatigue and decrease muscle damage.
Caffeine - Enhances performance by increasing focus and concentration and decreasing perceived effort during exercise.
GU® Energy Gel
When: Training & Racing
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. The primary electrolyte (sodium) aids in hydration by maintaining water balance. the branched-chain amino acids (leucine, valine, isoleucine) may reduce mental fatigue and decrease muscle damage.
PRODUCT DIRECTIONS / ADDITIONAl INFOConsume one packet 5 minutes before and one packet 45 minutes during activity.
Wash down with your favorite GU Hydration Drink or water for optimum absorption.
Other IngredientsMaltodextrin, Water, Fructose, Organic Cocoa liquor, Leucine, Potassium Citrate, Sodium Citrate, Calcium Carbonate, Valine, Sea Salt, Green Tea (Leaf) Extract, Calcium Chloride, Citric Acid, Isoleucine, Malic Acid, Sunflower Oil, Pectin, Sodium Benzoate (Preservative), Potassium Sorbate (Preservative)
Berkeley, CA 94710
Berkeley, CA 94710
5.0 / 5.0
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what are the affects if you dont want GU gel down with water? any?
BEST ANSWER: The effects of not washing down GU Gel with water are not listed; however the instructions say to "always wash down GU with a few gulps of GU Electrolyte Brew® or water".
Please advise on the frequency of use during a half marathon for maximum results.
BEST ANSWER: One pack before a run and then another every hour for the duration of race is the recommended dosing.