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.
Energize, Sustain, RecoverGU's formula for success.
Launched in 1991, the worlds first energy gel is still the most efficient sports fuel available today. GUs patented
carbohydrate blend delivers high-quality, easily-digested and long-lasting energy for athletes in every sport and at all
levels. Our Berkeley-based sports nutrition company started with original GU Energy Gel, a revolutionary and more
effective method to keep athletes fueled during exercise and speed their recovery from exertion. Today thousands of elite
athletes and millions of endurance enthusiasts around the world agree: GU works.
A shot of fast-acting natural fructose (fruit sugar) goes straight to work building your energy levels back up while the
maltodextrin is quickly absorbed and sent to your muscles. Vital electrolytes keep your blood chemistry in line and
hydration levels stable. Calcium keeps your muscles humming and caffeine adds an extra kick to your power.
Complex carbs in the form of maltodextrin (70-80% of the complex/simple carbohydrates blend) help you maintain
glucose levels over time. Citrates (potassium citrate, sodium citrate and citric acid) help speed the conversion of
these carbs into energy molecules and mitigate performance-sapping acid build-up in muscles. Branched chain amino
acids (BCAAs) leucine, valine and isoleucine, serve as another fuel source, aid in recovery and can improve mental
performance and reduce fatigue by limiting the central nervous systems production of serotonin. Histidine, an essential
amino acid, acts alongside the citrates as a buffer that helps neutralize lactic acid build-up in muscles.
Antioxidant vitamins C & E defend muscles from assault by free radicals. Chamomile works as an anti-inflammatory
during and after exercise. Ginger soothes the stomach. Sea salt supplies a host of minerals.
Both GU Energy Gel and our new Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Gel
pack 100 calories into every packet. 100 calories
is an ideal serving size to suck down 15 minutes before training
or racing in order to top off your electrolyte and glucose
stores, followed by one every 30-45 minutes along the way, washed
down with a few sips of fluid.
For optimum results, always drink at least 24-30 ounces of fluid per hour during training and racing.
Exact GU intake depends on the intensity of your pursuit and your body weight and fitness level. The fitter you are and
the more efficient your metabolism, the more GU you can eat each hour, up to approximately 340 calories every 60
Combine GU with Roctane Ultra Endurance Gel, GU Electrolyte Brew
and GU Recovery Brew for the ultimate in sports hydration, fueling and
recovery. Take one gel 15 minutes before training or competition and
then one gel every 30-45 minutes during exercise. Drink Electrolyte Brew
throughout your training or racing.
*Nutrition Facts (*Varies Between Flavors)
|Serv. Size 1 pack (32g)
|Amount Per Serving
|Calories from Fat
|Total Fat 0g
|Saturated Fat 0g
|Trans Fat 0g
|Total Carb 25g
|*Percent daily values
(DV) are based on a
2,000 calorie diet.
MALTODEXTRIN (GLUCOSE POLYMERS), FILTERED WATER, FRUCTOSE, GU
AMINO ACID BLEND (LEUCINE, VALINE, ISOLEUCINE, HISTIDINE), POTASSIUM AND
SODIUM CITRATE, GU ANTIOXIDANT BLEND (NATURAL VITAMIN E AND VITAMIN C),
SEA SALT, NATURAL VANILLA, CITRIC ACID, CALCIUM CARBONATE, SODIUM
BENZOATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, GU HERBAL BLEND [CHAMOMILE, COLA NUT (HAS
CAFFEINE), GINGER], FUMARIC ACID, PECTIN