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Created for daily training and competition, GU Energy Gel packs energy-dense calories in a portable packet to help sustain energy demands of any duration or activity. The 100-calorie packet contains carbohydrates (maltodextrin and fructose) that use non-competing pathways to help maximize carbohydrate absorption and utilization while diminishing stomach distress. Sodium, the primary electrolyte lost in sweat, aids in hydration by maintaining water balance. The branched-chain amino acids (leucine, valine, isoleucine) may reduce mental fatigue and decrease muscle damage.
Energize, Sustain, Recover—GU's formula for success.Launched in 1991, the world’s first energy gel is still the most efficient sports fuel available today. GU’s 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.
Energize: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.Sustain: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 system’s production of serotonin. Histidine, an essential amino acid, acts alongside the citrates as a buffer that helps neutralize lactic acid build-up in muscles.Recover: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.
This product is made with all vegan ingredients.All GU Energy Gels are gluten free and kosher.
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, and drink Recovery Brew within 30 minutes after you’ve stopped.
Container: 1 Pack (32g)One Serving: 1 Pack (32g)Servings Per Container: 1
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Estimated delivery times* during normal work hours, Monday-Friday:Auckland - overnight deliveryNorth Island - overnight delivery South island - overnight, or 2 days with economy (for larger parcels)Rural addresses - will take longer than the above stated timeframes
*During sale and holiday periods dispatch and delivery may take longer with larger volumes of orders. If you need your order in a hurry, select one of our upgrade options.
No deliveries on weekends and public holidays.
Order before 3pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) and your order will be delivered between 6-9pm that evening. This shipping option will only be displayed for valid Auckland addresses at check-out. If ordering on the weekend, your parcel will be shipped the next business day for delivery that evening. If there is no one home to sign for the parcel or it can't be left in a safe place, your parcel will via transferred to the depot for standard NZ Post delivery.
Get your order delivered between 6-9pm in Auckland for a flat fee of $15.
To qualify, order before 3:45pm Monday to Friday and select Urgent Tonight at check out. No deliveries on weekends and public holidays.
Check if your address is with the Urgent Tonight service area. Delivery areas include suburban areas from Albany to Papakura.
$10 per shipment - order before 3:45pm to qualify. Valid weekdays, rural addresses will take longer. No deliveries on weekends and public holidays.
Jump the queue and ensure your order gets packed and dispatched ahead of the pack for $10 (Sunday-Friday). Your order will be prioritised by a dedicated team member for dispatch. Delivery is via CourierPost standard delivery - signature required (this is not express shipping). This option is great during sale and holiday periods when we have high volumes of orders.
Order online and collect your order from your preferred collection point. Please allow up to three working days for your order to be available for collection. We will contact you when it’s ready.
Items such as gym equipment will be shipped via our freight forwarders and will take longer to deliver due to the size of the goods being shipped. These items are unable to be freighted via plane. Unfortunately as these are manual bookings it is not always possible to provide tracking numbers. If you require an update on the shipment of a bulky item, please contact us at email@example.com with your order number.
In the event of receiving damaged, faulty (where faults not disclosed) or incorrect items, please send photos of the issue and your order number to firstname.lastname@example.org within 7 days of receiving your order. Items marked Final Sale are unable to be returned.
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