energy gel articles
what is an energy gel and who should use them
Many people are not fans of energy gels at first because they can be sticky, thick and hard to get down. Why would anyone use an energy gel? Why not just stick to energy bars and sports drinks? All good questions… read on
when to use energy gels and sports drinks and can they be used together
If you decide to use e-Gel and e-Fuel together (or any energy gel and sports drink), follow these guidelines for best results.
the marathon wall and how to avoid it
The bad news is that “the wall” is a very real thing. The good news is that you can avoid “hitting the wall” if you follow this advice.
fat and protein during your race, don't do it!
In order to achieve optimum performance in any endurance sport you need to maximize oxygen delivery to the working muscles. What you eat plays a significant role.
energy gel comparisons
See how your energy gel stacks up
hydration and proper use of energy gels
Before building an energy gel into your training and competition program, it is critical to understand the importance of proper hydration.
complex carbs outperform simple sugars
Your body can uptake more energy when you use complex carbs instead of sugars. If you’re doing any kind of endurance sport, then the more energy you can get from your nutrition the better you’ll perform.
energy gels are a better choice than bars and chews
Protein bars, energy gels, chews, hydration drinks, fruit … what should you use? Making the right selection can significantly improve performance.
marathon training with e-Gel
the truth about energy gels, they really work!
homemade energy gels, not so easy
even our competitors agree, e-Gel stands apart!
sports drink articles
sports drink comparisons
why protein should NOT be in your sports drink
what you need to know about Gatorade
sports drinks: sugars vs complex carbs
how to mix e-Fuel
e-Fuel is designed to be a rapid mix powder that will fully dissolve, but here’s some tips to help make sure it mixes quick and easy with no clumping!
electrolytes in energy gels
Why is this important?
fructose, you need some!
Fructose often gets a bad rap, but using it properly will actually give you an advantage, learn how.