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GU Energy Gel


    GU Energy Gel

    Gu Energy gel is a quick energy boost in a convenient, easily ingested form! See details

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    Item # 610028

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    Gu Energy gel is a quick energy boost in a convenient, easily ingested form!

    • Features a convenient, easy-to-use squeeze package—simply squeeze into mouth and follow with a bit of water
    • Contains simple and complex carbohydrates with antioxidants
    • Also gives your energy a boost with a 100% dose of vitamin A and E per serving
    • Gu Energy gel is most effective when eaten on an empty stomach
    • Strawberry Banana, Cherry Blaze, Chocolate Outrage, Vanilla Bean, Tri Berry, Mandarin Orange and Salted Caramel contain 20mg of caffeine each
    • Espresso Love and Jet Blackberry flavors contain 40mg of caffeine each; Mint Chocolate contains 4mg of caffeine
    • Lemon Sublime, Peanut Butter and Strawberry Banana flavors are caffeine free
    • Specifications based on a range of flavors; nutrition facts displayed here and on wrapper may differ; information on wrapper reflects actual contents
    • *Discount will be applied when you check out. Offer not valid for sale-price items ending in $._3 or $._9

    Ingredients: Maltodextrin, filtered water, fructose, leucine, pectin, valine, potassium & sodium citrate, histidine, sea salt, calcium carbonate, potassium sorbate & benzoate (as perservatives), calcium chloride, Gu herbal blend (astragalus, chamomile, cola nut extract, ginseng), Gu antioxidant blend (beta carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E), citric acid. Chocolate flavor also contains chocolate liquor; Vanilla flavor also contains bourbon vanilla; Orange flavor also contains more citric acid.

    Please note some flavors contain caffeine.

    Please note: GU products can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.

    Made in USA.

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    GU Energy Gel Specs
    Best use
    During activity
    1 pack
    1 serving(s)
    0 - 15
    0 - 2 grams
    0 - 1 grams
    0 grams
    0 milligrams
    40 - 55 milligrams
    20 - 25 grams
    30 - 40 milligrams
    0 grams
    3 - 4 grams
    0 grams
    1.1 ounces
    Best consumed
    Serving size
    Servings per container
    Calories per serving
    Calories from fat
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    GU Energy Gel is rated 4.5714 out of 5 by 14.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Peanut Butter? Can I have anutter? I got a deal on the peanut butter flavor of the GU gels, skeptical at first. The other flavors I have tried were good, but peanut butter? Well, a couple of packets during a long ride convinced me that is the flavor for me!! I love the fact I get the peanut butter flavor without the stick to the roof of your mouth stickiness. (Plus, it's tough to carry a jar of peanut butter in your jersey pocket). I have also tried Justin's nut butter packs, but this stuff goes down much easier. I am going to try mixing with another flavor in the future, try to get that PB&J taste maybe?? The boost of energy is gradual, but lasts for awhile. Great for rides. The other flavors I've tried are great too, but nothing to bring back that feeling as a kid eating a PB and banana sandwich so much as the peanut butter GU. For those who have a hard time swallowing these, don't just gulp them down. Let the GU sit in your mouth for a little bit, your saliva will soften it up. If you don't have saliva, your issue isn't energy, you need some liquids. Plus, drinking a little bit after a GU shot helps. I've never had that "sit in the bottom of your stomach" feel with the GU gels.
    Date published: 2014-03-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Huge energy boost in very small packet Espresso Love, which has caffeine and chocolate, tastes best to me as it tastes like a rich chocolate pudding. The vanilla bean is like vanilla pudding and the peanut butter also has a good true flavor. Sea caramel is decent. The fruity ones are too sweet for me. I'm not a fan of energy bars as most are too sweet; these have the advantage of smaller more lightweight packets than any energy bar I tolerate. Took the espresso and vanilla on my recent trek to Mt Everest and was impressed with the quick energy boost they gave me. Better than any other energy snack I've tried. Now carry them in my back pack or bag for local hikes and daily use. Not low cal, but they are better than most weight loss things at curbing hunger.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Tasty and effective A friend handed me a Gu gel during a trail run. Not only did it taste really good (Chocolate Outrage), it also gave me a much needed energy boost. I know they try to save packaging material and therefore they don't have the don't-loose-the-little-tab like Clif gels. But on runs, that little tab can be a little awkward. When riding my bike, I tape the tab to my bike's top tube so I can single-handedly open the gel packet and no accidental littering with that little tab. Be sure to wash the gel down with some water though or it will leave you very thirsty.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Gu goes I use a Gu during long runs to maintain energy. They go down easy and provide the carb boost I need. I highly recommend them for distance running.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from 50 miles of GU I recently ran a 50-mile trail race using GU gels and NUUN tablets. The GU worked perfectly. I especially appreciated the new flavor, salted caramel. It was a great flavor that I enjoyed at the end of each 10-mile segment.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delish I used 3 of these during my half marathon last week and they provided me the energy necessary to finish the race. The salted caramel tasted closest to the true flavor and the others have a similar pleasant taste. I'm a big fan of these products during my long runs.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yum! Recently ran the Denver RnR marathon and this was my go-to gel. Absolutely delicious with the added benefit of caffeine.
    Date published: 2014-03-28
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not too Shabby When it said Peanut Butter, it tasted like Peanut Butter. Went down easy and gave an energy boost that was needed. Recommend using it during the activity instead of after when your body is depleted, but a great small and lightweight energy boost when every lb counts!
    Date published: 2014-03-26

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