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GU Electrolyte Brew Tablets

ITEM NUMBER: 160 GUEBT1
PRICE POINT:
$4.98 - $5.48
MSRP:
$6.50
 
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

GU Electrolyte Brew Tablets

Human Physiology 101 - water is a great way to hydrate, right? Well, yes and no. Water of course has the fluid you need because that's what it is - just fluid. Problem is once you start training and racing and drinking lots of water, your body starts using some of that fluid (in muscle contractions and for cooling for example) and gets rid of the rest through a few different mechanisms such as urination because it is just water - the body can store and use only so much pure water. Therein lies the problem - the more straight water you drink the more you lose - a self defeating endeavor if there ever was one. But you're supposed to retain that water to "stay hydrated", right?! What gives?

That's where electrolytes such as sodium and potassium come in - by their very nature they help your body retain the fluid it needs to function properly. That's why drinks with electrolytes are so important for proper hydration. They act as a catalyst to help your body retain fluid necessary for muscles to work properly so you don't lose all that valuable fluid. The Brew Electrolyte Tablets are fortified with a unique blend of electrolytes, and are a better form of hydrating than water alone. So where you may typically grab a bottle of water -- try Brew Tablets to retain the fluid you need to stay hydrated.

Electrolyte Tablets offer a convenient and fast way to enrich straight water (when Electrolyte Brew or an alternative may not be readily available). Ultimately the Brew Electrolyte Tablets are another offering from GU that help athletes keep variety in their sports nutrition regimes.

Using them with other GU products such as GU Chomps is as simple as swapping them for Electrolyte Brew an athlete should account for the lower calorie intake and possibly add an extra GU Energy Gel, Roctane or a Serving of Chomps (all roughly 100 calories).

Ingredients:
  • Citric Acid
  • Sodium Bicarbonate
  • Sorbitol
  • Natural Flavor
  • Fructose
  • Potassium Bicarbonate
  • Sodium Carbonate
  • Stevia Leaf Extract
  • Sesame oil
  • Riboflavin-5'-phosphate (as color)
  • Magnesium Oxide

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

Nutrition:
  • Serv. Size: 1 Tablet (4.5g)
  • Servings: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 10 % DV
  • Total Fat 0g 0%
  • DVSodium 320mg 13%DV
  • Total Carb 1g <1%DV
  • Sugar Alc. <1g
  • Protein 0g 0%
  • Potassium 55mg 2% DV
  • Not a significant source of Fat Cal., Sat. Fat, Trans Fat, Cholest., Sugars, Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium or Iron. Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
  • Percent daily values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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like it - May 23, 2013

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5 out of 5 stars
Madison, MS

while it took me a little while to get use to the flavorful but unsweetened taste, this stuff really packs a kick when i need it most. I have only tried orange, and i really like it now.

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