"I'm an NCAA Div. 1 Rower. Rowing has one of the most intense training regimes for the shortest actually competition time, about 7minutes of racing. I've tried GU and PowerGel, but the burst of caffine energy is just that a brust and it doesn't last. Since finding and using e-Gel, I have become a more effecient athlete during training. The Lactic Acid build up in my quads has not been nearly as bad during racing since I started with e-Gel either. I am allegeric to Caffine so to was great to find a product without it. " (read
Sport: Collegiate Rowing
User since: September 2004
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Complex carbohydrates for
sustained energy supplemented with electrolytes, antioxidants
and amino acids, all with the unparalleled convenience of a
liquid concentrate. Now you can quickly and easily mix a high
performance hydration drink in your sports bottle or backpack
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Achieving Optimum Performance
During athletic activity your body depends on your glycogen stores as its
primary source of energy, and to a lesser degree on your body fat. Fat is
an inefficient fuel source in comparison and therefore you are not able to
achieve optimum performance when relying on fat as a significant source of
energy. During endurance sports this raises a dilemma because your
glycogen stores can only hold about 2,000 calories. Depending on your diet
prior to your workout or competition, you may actually have significantly
less available energy in your glycogen stores.
Fortunately there is a third source of energy - blood sugar. The beauty of
a good sports drink is that it is rapidly absorbed in your small
intestine, thus providing energy in the form of blood sugar that can
supplement your glycogen stores. However, not all sports drinks are
created equal, and if you want to achieve optimum performance then it is
important to use a product that will deliver maximum energy to your
body while also maintaining proper hydration and electrolyte balance.
When selecting a sports drink, don't just look at the calorie count - look
at the carbohydrate sources. Because of the way sports drinks are absorbed
by your body, you should look for high levels of complex carbohydrates and
low levels of simple sugars. e-Fuel derives 67% of it's carbohydrate energy from complex carbohydrates
(maltodextrin), significantly more than the leading sports drinks (see
chart below). Because of this, e-Fuel provides up to 50% more energy than other isotonic
sports drinks containing glucose, sucrose and dextrose (how
is that possible? more
info). Equally as
important is the rate at which energy is delivered to your body, and
e-Fuel's sustained energy formula is designed to avoid blood sugar
fluctuations that lead to the dreaded "bonk". In addition, every
serving of e-Fuel contains our unique Antioxidant Blend, Amino Acid Blend
and Vitamin B6 to enhance your athletic performance.
e-Fuel is also 100%
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The Ultimate in Convenience
Sports drinks typically come either in a ready-to-consume liquid drink
form or as a
drinks (Gatorade, etc.) are
convenient when you're looking for something healthy to drink at the local
7-11, but concentrated products are easier to transport and mix as
desired. The problem with powder concentrates is that they are often
difficult to mix in cold water or odd shaped containers (narrow mouthed
bottles, backpack hydration systems, etc.) and they tend to spill during
mixing leaving a sticky mess. Also, if the powder is exposed to moisture
then you are left with an unusable clump.
ultimate solution is a liquid concentrated form, and e-Fuel is the only
sports drink on the market today available in this form. e-Fuel's liquid
concentrate system (Rapid Mix) is the ultimate in convenience for serious
athletes who want to transport, mix or consume the product on the go.
Since e-Fuel is a liquid it instantly blends with any temperature water -
unlike powders. e-Fuel is also the perfect product for quick and easy
mixing in backpack hydration systems either in your kitchen or out on the
trail. Measuring isn't a problem either, as one easy-open packet makes 24
ounces - the most common water bottle size. If you use a 50, 70 or 100
ounce backpack hydration system, simply use 2, 3 or 4 packets of e-Fuel.
Customer Success Stories
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Designed to easily carry in your backpack or equipment bag, one easy to
open and dispense pack makes 24 oz of e-Fuel.
Tropical Blast, Mountain Rush and Citrus Slam
Formulation (per 8 oz serving)
Energy - 70 carbohydrate
calories from a blend of glucose polymers (maltodextrin) and fructose that
is designed to provide sustained energy delivery. That's nearly twice as
much energy than your body can derive from the leading sports drink in an isotonic
Electrolytes - 130 mg of sodium and
50 mg potassium
No fat and no protein (since it is
designed to be consumed during athletic activity)
Antioxidant Blend - to protect
tissues by neutralizing free radicals that are produced by the muscle's
use of oxygen during intense athletic activity.
Amino Acid Blend - designed to slow
lactic acid build up, fight muscle degradation and assist in maintaining
focus and concentration.
Vitamin B6 - assists with the
conversion of protein to energy, and research has shown that your body
looses vitamin B6 during intense athletic activity.
Balanced Formulation - e-Fuel is
designed to provide complete hydration, sustained energy and balanced electrolyte