Looking for some new energy gel brands to try? If you’re a cyclist, runner or other endurance athlete who spends more than two hours at a time exercising, then it’s important to have a nutrition strategy. Some products can cause GI distress, or taste bad, or have some other issue that prevents you from performing at your best. We’ve created this list of every energy gel brand we could find and listed them alphabetically so you can browse and see if there’s one that’s exactly the right gel for your specific needs and tastes.
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Accelerade energy gels are made with a 4:1 ratio of carbs to protein. The aim to improve endurance and decrease muscle damage.
Makes energy chews, and also energy bars and drinks.
Makes Carb Boom! energy gels. Made with real fruit and have a high ratio (11:1) of complex carbs (maltodextrin) to simple sugars, superior taste, and no added sugars, and no artificial flavors, colors or sweeteners.
Chimpanzee has a large range of physical endurance products. They contain both soluble and insoluble fiber.
Cliff energy gels are recommended during exercise. They come with up to 22g of carbs per serving.
Crank Sports’ e-Gel product is low sugar and loaded with complex carbohydrates for sustained energy along with antioxidants and balanced electrolyte replacement. Gluten free and NO artificial flavors, colors or sweeteners.
First Endurance shots come with 400 calories. They are based on carbs, electrolytes, and amino acids.
Spanish manufacturer. Makes energy bars, drinks, gels and other sports supplements.
Original and Roctane energy gels are recommended for improved endurance. They come with included amino acids.
Hammer energy gels come with unique flavors. They include the popular Montana Huckleberry.
With 95% honey, the energy gels also come with a B Vitamin complex.
Huma energy gels are available in a large number of flavors. The gels are made combining carbs, protein, sodium and fiber.
Maurten hydrogel formulation is based on water, glucose, fructose, sodium, calcium, and gluconic acid.
Muir energy gels are made with minerals which include magnesium, phosphorus, manganese and zinc.
The energy gels from Overstims are based on carbs, fruit, Vitamin B6, and antioxidants.
Powerbar Powergels are popular due to their maltodextrin water, and fructose.
The Probar Nut Butter is based on almond butter, cashews and other fruit extracts. It comes with 190 calories per serving.
The RXBar Nut Butter line is a recommended source of quick energy. It includes almond butter and peanut butter options.
SIS manufactures a range of hydration and energy products. The SIS energy gels come with up to 22g of carbs per serving.
Spit energy gels come with 170 calories per serving. They contain a blend of quality protein and carbs.
Squeezy energy gels come with up to 65g of carbs per serving. They are free of gluten, and lactose.
Trail Butter offers a range of energy-boosting products. They are based on almonds, sunflower seeds or dextrose.
UnTapped’s Maple Syrup comes with 26g of natural sugars per serving.
Vfuel energy gels are made with maltodextrin, MCT oil and taurine for better endurance.
Yumbutter offers products based on superfoods. They come with around 170 calories per serving.