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THE BEST GU ENERGY FLAVOURS RANKED

February 01, 2018

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AVOID THE OVERLOAD

AVOID THE OVERLOAD

January 02, 2018

CAN I EAT TOO MUCH WHILE RACING OR TRAINING?

The short answer is yes!

While we know food is fuel, the reality is that our digestive tracts can only absorb so many nutrients at once. If you overload your system, you will likely end up with GI issues like nausea, bloating, cramps…or worse!

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Does a Hydration Plan Make You Faster?

Does a Hydration Plan Make You Faster?

November 06, 2017

Should you drink according a plan, or should you drink when you are thirsty? Do we trust our body’s intuition or do we override our instincts with a prescribed drinking schedule? This hydration quandary has sparked a fierce debate within the sports science community.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Take BCAAS Today

6 Reasons Why You Should Take BCAAS Today

May 01, 2017

What is the big deal with BCAAs anyway? You may have heard a thing or two about them from your supplement-savvy training partner, but unless you have a background in biochemistry, you might not know why they matter or how to incorporate them into your training and nutrition regimen.

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Fueling With Carbs Could Keep You Healthier This Winter 🌄

Fueling With Carbs Could Keep You Healthier This Winter 🌄

April 27, 2017

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HYDRATION TIPS & RECOMMENDATIONS

HYDRATION TIPS & RECOMMENDATIONS

April 26, 2017

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Nutrition Planning 101

February 03, 2017

A successful nutrition plan takes into account the amount of calories your system can handle in an hour, and it should also factor in your body’s need for electrolytes, amino acids, water, and protein.

Download Marathon Nutrition Planner
Download Half-Marathon Nutrition Planner

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Basie Outdoor Quest, China 2016 Race Report - Corrinne Smit

April 27, 2016

Throughout the year many top international adventure racing teams travel to China to compete in multi day stage races. Normally three words can be used to describe racing in China, unpredictable, hard and hot and Basie Outdoor Quest was no exception. Consisting of 4 days, disciplines included mountain biking, trail running, kayaking, orienteering and abseiling. Each day roughly took 5 to 6 hours and teams are made up of 3 males and 1 female. 

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Nutrition by the Numbers: The Pioneer

April 21, 2016

At GU Energy Labs our goal is to create the highest quality nutrition products to fuel your personal best during adventures like the one you’re about to begin—an epic, and physically taxing,  seven day journey through the Southern Alps of New Zealand. In seven days you will push your body to its limits, but that’s where our nutritional knowledge, and products, can help fuel your best performance.

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GU Energy Gel - Made in Berkeley, CA

April 08, 2016

Many people don't know that all of our Energy Gels and Roctane Energy Gels are made at the GU Energy Labs Berkeley, CA headquarters.

Take a quick tour of the production facility and learn how your performance nutrition is made.

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Coast to Coast 2016 Race Report - Corrinne Smit

February 29, 2016

This event is circled on my calendar all year, the World Championship of Multisport is right here in New Zealand, and this year it was my second time competing. The course takes you from the West Coast to East Coast, running over Goats Pass and paddling down the Waimakariri River.

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Red Bull Defiance 2016 Race Report - Corrinne Smit

February 29, 2016

We both knew Red Bull Defiance would be tough. Firstly the terrain, course designer Braden Currie wanted it to mark a new breed of multisport, so if he was aiming for a race with massive ascends, challenging terrain but still requiring speed to win, he hit the mark. Secondly the competition, with over half the field international competitors and several world champions competing it sent chills up your spine just thinking about it.

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