To avoid bonking while exercising, you need a portable source of easily digestible carbohydrates to fuel your muscles. GU Original Energy Gels pack quick, effective, and sustained energy to meet the demands of all types of activity.
Bonking Doesn’t Solve Itself
GU Liquid Energy Gels deliver the same benefits as our Original Energy Gels with energy from a precise blend of complex and simple carbohydrates that will fuel you up, so you feel good, longer. Along with energy, Liquid Energy Gels also deliver key nutrients like electrolytes and amino acids to maintain proper hydration and keep you moving strong.
The Original Energy Gel
Our Energy Gels delivery the ingredients you need packed in a form that’s tasty, portable, and easy-to-digest. It sounds simple, and it is for you. When you’re working out, you need easy-to-digest calories from carbohydrates that deliver immediate and sustained energy while reducing risk of stomach distress. When your fueled-up, you feel better and perform better.
Family Owned & Made in Berkeley, CA
Over 26 years ago, Dr. Bill Vaughan made the first Energy Gel to help his daughter, and ultramarathoner, get the fuel she needed for her long efforts through the mountains. We still make all our Energy Gels in our headquarters in Berkeley… if you’re ever in the neighborhood, come say hi!
What is an energy gel
Energy Gels provide portable and easy-to-digest calories from carbohydrates that deliver immediate and sustained energy without the stomach distress. GU Energy Gels use a combination of simple and complex carbohydrates. Carbs become the main source of energy as our bodies transition from sedentary to an active state and exercise intensity increases.
All Energy Gels are Vegan, Gluten Free, and Kosher.
May reduce mental fatigue and help decrease muscle damage during exercise
Delivers ready-to-use energy for athletes and can delay bonking by sparing glycogen stores
Helps enhance performance by increasing focus and concentration while training or racing
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* Some flavors with caffeine, some flavors without added caffeine
Key tool for high-intensity or prolonged activity when nutrient depletion and muscle damage occurs rapidly.
System of dual-source carbohydrates provides an “express lane” for each carb to deliver energy to your body much quicker than a single source of carbs, which helps you avoid “the bonk” during training and racing.
If your metabolism is slower, then one Energy Gel every 45 minutes works just fine. If you have a faster metabolism, try ingesting one Energy Gel every 30 minutes, always recommended to practice your nutrition plan to determine what works best for you.
Designed for endurance sports, they can be used anytime you need energy to fuel a workout, regardless of what type.