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Tasty Chewable Energy for Athletes
To avoid bonking while exercising, you need a portable source of easily digestible carbohydrates to fuel your muscles. GU Energy Chews pack energy-dense calories to meet the demands of all types of activity and contain carbohydrates (maltodextrin and fructose) that use non-competing pathways that can help maximize absorption, increase carbohydrate utilization, and diminish stomach distress, for energy that kicks in quickly and stays with you. Available in two different packets and sizes to give you more fueling options while you're on the move.
GU Energy Chews are crafted to supply both energy and key nutrients like electrolytes and amino acids to keep you feeling strong and energized. Delicious, mouthwatering flavors help you stick to your nutrition plan, so you can keep going. Energy Chews have similar nutrients per serving to the original GU Energy Gels, delivering the energy you need in chewable, bite-sized pieces.
Here’s what’s inside:
- Carbohydrates (maltodextrin and fructose) that use non-competing pathways that can help maximize absorption, increase carbohydrate utilization, and diminish stomach distress, for energy that kicks in quickly and stays with you
- Sodium, the primary electrolyte lost in sweat that aids in hydration by maintaining fluid balance
- Branched-chain amino acids (L-Leucine, L-Valine, and L-Isoleucine) which may reduce mental fatigue and decrease muscle damage while jump-starting recovery
|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|
* Some flavors with caffeine, some flavors without added caffeine
Should I use GU Energy Chews instead of GU Energy Gel?
While the consistency of an Energy Gel is designed to be absorbed as efficiently as possible, we’ve created GU Energy Chews just in case you want to sink your teeth into something else. Chews contain all the benefits of GU Energy Gel, just in a chewable form.
Do GU Energy Chews have caffeine?
Strawberry has 20mg of caffeine per serving, while Blueberry Pomegranate, Orange, and Watermelon are caffeine free.
How do you eat GU Energy Chews?
GU Energy Chews have a perforated strip at the top that allows you to squeeze out one Chew at a time. Remember, four Chews equal one serving.
How many packets of GU Energy Chews do I need?
A packet of Chews has two servings, so we recommend eating one serving every 45 minutes. That said, everyone is different, and we encourage you to experiment with what works best for you. Remember to hydrate along the way!
How long do GU Energy Chews take to work?
Since Chews are semi-solid it will take a little longer for your body to feel the effects than an Energy Gel. It also depends on what you’ve eaten before and on the contents of your digestive tract. On an empty stomach, the nutritional benefit of Chews can hit your bloodstream in as little as 10-15 minutes.
Are Chews safe for children?
Chews are safe for children to eat, but remember that the Strawberry flavor contains caffeine.
Are Chews gluten free?
Yes, Chews are gluten-free and and vegan-friendly!