GU Energy Gel
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.
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 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.
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.
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
Free Delivery nationwide on all New Zealand orders with CourierPost.
Auckland - same day if ordered before 11am or overnight if ordered before 5pm
North Island - overnight if ordered before 5pm
South Island - overnight if ordered before 5pm or 2 working days for larger parcels
Rural - can tale additional working days
** Please note these are approximate delivery timeframes **
No deliveries on weekends or public holidays.
Urgent Tonight - Auckland only
Get your order delivered between 6-9pm in Auckland for a flat fee of $10.
To qualify, order before 3:45pm any week day and select Urgent Tonight at check out.
Check if your address is with the Urgent Tonight service area.
South Island Overnight
NZ Muscle offer a overnight delivery service to the South Island (NZ). Parcels will be transported via CourierPost plane rather than their economy (truck) service.
Who it works
Simply order with NZ Muscle before 3.45pm any weekday and select South Island Overnight for your delivery option. This offer is only valid weekdays, and excludes any rural addresses that are not within normal delivery timeframes
Overnight South Island delivery costs a flat fee of $10
Click and Collect - Auckland only
Order online and collect your order from your preferred NZ Muscle store. Please allow up to three working days for your order to be available for collection. We will contact you when it’s ready.
We only accept returns for faulty goods or exchanging sizes and colours in clothing and accessories. Please check your parcel as soon as possible and contact us with any issues including your order number and photos of the product. Claims must be raised within seven days of delivery.
We only provide refunds for faulty products. We do not provide refunds for change of mind purchases. At our discretion, we will provide a NZ Muscle credit if the product is returned unopened with proof of purchase.