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5 points to help you choose the right Energy Gel

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Possibly the most convenient and effective way to fuel your body on the go is with gels.  Whatever your distance from 10k to the marathon and beyond, understanding how energy gels work with your body, and knowing when and how to use them for maximum performance benefits is key. Why use Energy Gels? Your body uses two sources of fuel to feed your muscles; fat and carbohydrates. Whilst fat is widely available it’s slower to break down into usable energy making it more ineffective when competing in an endurance event over 2-3 hours. So this means your body will rely on carbohydrates as its primary fuel...

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5 reasons to choose a Energy Chew

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Whether it be on a run or bike, on the road or trail, sometimes you need a boost and gels just aren't going to cut it - something chewy but not sweet! Time to try an energy chew. Energy chews come in a number or variations, some in stick-packs, others in packs of different quantities that add variety to your nutrition plan. Lets compare the chews... Compare Chews - Nutritional Information (Per Pack) Note: Information from selected flavour please see product information for variations. Pack Size - 50g (190kcal) Carbohydrate 39g Salt 0.08g Flavour: Grapefruit Pack Size - 39g (133kcal) Carbohydrate 31.1g Salt 0.02g Flavour: Pineapple...

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