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GU Energy Gel

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Energy gel of last resort. Tastes like a mouth full…

Rating: rated 2.5 of 5 stars
Source: received it as a personal gift

Summary

Energy gel of last resort. Tastes like a mouth full of frosting.

Pros

  • no sugar high crash

Cons

  • taste
  • texture

Gu seems to be the best know brand of energy gels so they show up often at races. I've used these during races and have been given packages of them for training and have never had a problem with the formulation. They don't make me sick even on extended runs and they don't seem to cause a sugar high and crash.

What I really hate is the taste and texture, like a mouth full of cheap canned frosting.  In the cold it can be even thicker. I find myself putting off having a gel just because it isn't a pleasant taste.

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