Endurance athletes, runners, and cyclists all require a great deal of stamina for their sporting activities. While sports drinks are most commonly used to enhance performance, they might not give you as much energy as individuals engaged in endurance sports might require. This is precisely where energy gels step in as a valuable carbohydrate solution. These gels provide a significant energy boost to endurance athletes with added convenience as they can be easily consumed without water.
You can test them for yourself by buying from our premium range of Sports Energy Gels from your favourite reputed brands. Add these to your sports kit right away!
Frequently Asked Questions
1 . What flavours of Energy Gels should I try?
The numerous brands that Aid Station stocks have many unique flavours to suit your every mood! Consider trying the birthday cake, strawberry banana, lemonade, fruit punch and more.
2. What brands of energy gels does Aid Station stock?
Maurten, Clif, Huma Gel, GU, Hammer Nutrition, Neversecond, Science in Sport, Koda Nutrition, Pure Sports Nutrition, Precision Fuel & Hydration, and even more!
3. Are there any variety packs available?
Yes! Check out every athlete's favourites in our All-In-One Variety Pack! We've packed together some of our best sellers across brands you know and love! Loaded with 8 x Gels ranging across 4 brands Neversecond, Maurten, GU Energy and Precision Fuel & Hydration
4. Does Aid Station stock any Energy Gels with fruit ingredients?
Yes. Shop our wide range of energy gels across brands with inviting flavours like wild berry, lemonade, salted watermelon, mango and more! We also stock products made from real fruit like the range of Muir, Spring Energy, Veloforte, and Pure Sports Nutrition.
5. What if I have allergies or sensitivities?
Product ingredients are listed on each item's page. If you have allergies or sensitivities, please review these details carefully and consult with a healthcare professional if needed!
6. Can I mix different energy products for a customised approach?
Absolutely! Many athletes combine gels, chews, and drink mixes to tailor their energy intake. Experiment in training to find what works best for you. However, with that said, ensure that you pay attention to the usage instructions of each product and the maximum serving instructions.
7. Are these energy products suitable for beginners or only experienced athletes?
Our products cater to athletes of all levels. Start with smaller servings during training to gauge how your body responds and adjust as needed. Think of the smaller servings as a test run to see if it agrees with your stomach.
8. What's the shelf life of these products?
Check individual product packaging for specific expiration dates.
9. How many energy gels should I consume per hour?
The number of gels depends on factors like your body's tolerance, intensity, and duration of activity. Gels can vary from 22 grams of carbohydrates to 50 grams per gel. It's important to practise your own fuelling strategies in training. To understand carbohydrate intake further, please read this informative article about carbohydrates.
10. Does Aid Station offer any Bundles or combo packs?
Yes! At Aid Station, we're excited to offer a range of Bundles and combo packs designed to enhance your performance journey. Discover our diverse selection of Product Bundles tailored to suit your specific needs. From comprehensive recovery kits to energy gel combos, our bundles provide convenient solutions to elevate your training and endurance experience.
11. What types of athletes would benefit from using Energy Gels?
These gels are aimed at those athletes that need a lot of stamina for their sport. As such, these are for endurance athletes, triathletes, runners, trail runners, cyclists, tennis players, football players and many others as they have to race or perform for a prolonged period of time. The gels will help them increase their endurance which in turn will let them last much longer.
12. Does Aid Station stock any Caffeinated Gels?
Yes, gels that include caffeine have been shown to improve exercise performance. We have caffeinated energy gels from GU Energy, Neversecond, Science In Sport (SIS), Maurten.