GU Energy Gel is an advanced nutritional product designed to help athletes perform at their best. GU maintains higher glucose levels longer with it's proven carbohydrate formula (80% complex/20%simple). GU also maximizes muscle recovery with amino acids, fights free radicals with antioxidants, reduces inflammation with chamomile, and soothes the stomach with ginger. How To GU Properly: Training Eat one GU 15 minutes beforeand then one every 30 to 45 minutes during training. Racing Eat one GU 45 minutes before the start, one GU 15 minutes before the start, and then one GU every 30 to 45 minutes during the race. -Always wash down GU with a few gulps of GU Electrolyte Brew® or water. -And, as a guideline, drink 20-24 ounces of fluid per hour throughout training and racing.