GU is simple. Simple is fast. Simple to take, simple to digest, GU Energy Gel provides just what you need for premium exercise fuel and none of the extras that slow you down. GU takes you where you want to go, fast.
Launched in 1991, the world's first energy gel is still the most efficient sports fuel available today. GU's carbohydrate blend delivers high-quality, easily-digested and long-lasting energy for athletes in every sport and at all levels.
What's in it?
Carbohydrates - GU provides athletes with a dose of 100 calories in the form of 70-80% maltodextrin and 30-20% fructose (The ratio depends upon the flavor.). Why the mix? It's a complex carbohydrate, and studies have shown that some complex carbs are actually digested faster than simple sugars like table sugar and honey
Amino Acid Blend - GU features a unique blend of amino acids to combat muscle fatigue, accelerate the conversion of carbohydrates into usable energy, and maintain mental focus
Electrolytes - Sodium and potassium to replenish what is lost during strenuous activity
Caffeine - Some GU flavors are caffeinated while others are not. We add caffeine for two reasons: It acts as a stimulant and it lowers the perceived effort
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This is the brand I always use to run a 60 mile MTB marathon in Juarez (Mexico) -Chupacabras 100 km. I've run it for 6 years now and this brand is always in my back pocket, nice taste for me even when they get really hot. They have worked well for me so I do recommend them.