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Crank Sports e. Gel Electrolyte Energy Gel

Crank Sports e. Gel Electrolyte Energy Gel

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Crank Sports e. Gel Electrolyte Energy Gel

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e-Gel is the first and only Electrolyte Energy Gel with 4 to 5 times the electrolyte levels of traditional energy gels. When taken with adequate amounts of water you can now get balanced hydration, energy and electrolyte replacement in one product. And, with 150 carbohydrate calories, e-Gel packs 50% more energy than most competing energy gels.

Energy Gels by themselves are extremely hypertonic (more concentrated then your body fluids), which means they are very slowly absorbed by your body. With all energy gels (e-Gel, GU, Clif Shot, etc.) it is important that you consume adequate amounts of water (more info). Water dilutes the gel and lowers the osmolality of the combined solution, thus increasing the absorption rate. If you consume just the right amount of water, the combined solution will become isotonic (the same concentration as your body fluids) which allows for rapid absorption, hydration and maximum energy delivery.

Drinking Gatorade or other electrolyte sports drinks with your gel (instead of water) will not properly dilute the gel, thus slowing the absorption rate. This can also lead to stomach irritation and a dehydrating effect as your cellular fluids are drawn upon to dilute the gel.

So, if you drink water with your gel like you have to, then how do you replace your electrolytes? Other gels contain electrolytes, but unfortunately most do not contain nearly enough (see comparisons) to provide adequate electrolyte replacement (even GU says so). e-Gel on the other hand is the first Electrolyte Energy Gel and is designed to provide complete and balanced energy, hydration and electrolyte replacement. In fact, e-Gel has more than 5 times as much sodium and nearly twice as much potassium as most competing gels.

 
  • Part Numbers close open

    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number Store SKU
    Radical Raspberry 00850803000116 RASPBERRY 435116
    Juicy Watermelon 00850803000123 WATERMELON 435123
    Mountain Rush 00850803000017 M-RUSH 435037
    Vanilla Strawberry 00850803000024 V-STRAWBERRY 435040
    Tropical Blast 00850803000031 T-BLAST 435038
    Cherry Bomb 00850803000048 C-BOMB 435039
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2204 Edgewater Dr, Orlando, FL 32804 (map)  407-422-5552
Mon - Fri: 10am - 7pm, Sat: 10am - 5pm, Closed Sunday