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The Lowdown on Gels

August 13, 2017

With the highly anticipated release of the PURE Fluid Energy Gel range, we thought we would give you the lowdown on gels and how they can slot into training and racing.

 

What are gels?

Gels are a highly concentrated carbohydrate based supplements. They are designed to offer a fast source of carbohydrate that is easily absorbed by the body to replace blood glucose and muscle glycogen used during exercise. This helps to fuel muscles and prevent fatigue.

 

Why are gels a good source of energy?

Glucose (simple…

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