Maxim Energy Gel is a highly concentrated carbohydrate gel. The carbohydrates fuel your muscles immediately and will keep you up to speed.
During long intensive exercise your blood sugar level can drop beneath normal value. Result: energy fade, concentration problems, decrease in performance. This problem often arises in endurance athletes such as triathletes, runners, cyclists, rowers etc. On exactly these moments Maxim Energy Gel is the ideal energy booster. Maintain your blood sugar up to the mark and save your glycogen stores.
Caffeine is probably the most popular stimulant in the world and is present in most people’s daily nutrition.
Caffeine has several effects on the body; it stimulates the central nervous system and the neural activation of muscle. Caffeine also seems to increase fat oxidation, which spares muscle glycogen. It is scientifically proven that caffeine can:
- enhance time to exhaustion
- shorten reaction time
- heighten alertness
- improve muscular strength
- increase energy stores in the blood
Caffeine improves performance during different kinds of exercise; from high intensity short-term exercise to low intensity endurance exercise.
Caffeine has been removed from the prohibited substances list.
- contains 65-74 g of carbohydrates per pouch (100 g)
- Prevents an energy fade during exercise.
- Maintains your performance level up to the mark.
- Ideal product for endurance athletes
Scientific product rational
IOC: “…To achieve the relatively high rates of intake (up to 90 g/h) needed to optimize performance in events lasting longer than 3 hours, athletes should practice consuming carbohydrates during training to develop an individual strategy, and should make use of sports foods and drinks containing carbohydrate combinations that will maximize absorption from the gut and minimize GI disturbance. “
Exercise over 1 hour requires 30-60 g.
However, exercise over 2.5 hours you may utilize 90 g per hour. (Jeukendrup, D.S. Rowlands)
- To be swallowed with some mouthful of water or up to 250 ml
- 63 g carbs per 100 g (3 servings), 21 g carbs per 33 g (1 serving)
- 84 mg caffein in 100 g Orange Caffeine variant