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FAQ: What is the difference between GT Gel and EnduraPower?

EnduraPower

FAQ: What is the difference between GT Gel and EnduraPower? A: Very simply put, EnduraPower is a high-performance energy and electrolyte sports drink which comes in a POWDER FORM that you add to your water bottles or hydration pack. GT Gel is is a high-performance energy and electrolyte sports GEL which comes in a soft […]

FAQ: Would I use GT Gel and EnduraPower at the same time during an event?

EnduraPower

FAQ: Do I need to use GT Gel and EnduraPower at the same time (for instance, within the same hour) during an event? A: If you are competing in Enduro Riding (Roof of Africa, IMPI etc) where the intensity is extreme and you have a risk of cramping, then YES, you would use the 2 […]

FAQ: I am a runner and I am never sure how much water to drink – Please help

FAQ: I am a runner and I am never sure how much water to drink – Please help A: We recommend to hydrate at a rate of approx. 8-10ml/H2O/kgBodyweight/hr when using our formulas. However, this may vary widely according to personal requirements, ambient temperature/humidity and the demands of the sport or event. For example, if […]

FAQ: What is the difference between EnduraPower and PaceLyte?

FAQ: What is the difference between EnduraPower and PaceLyte? A: Very simply put, EnduraPower is a high-performance energy and electrolyte sports drink, whilst PaceLyte is basically an electrolyte formula, with a negligible amount of carb (including D-Ribose). EnduraPower is optimal for sports where you need to perform and recover quickly. PaceLyte is for sports/sessions that […]

FAQ: What is the difference between Joobies/Jooblets and GT Gel?

FAQ: What is the difference between Joobies/Jooblets and GT Gel? A: There are several differences: Joobies/Jooblets are high Gi, whereas GT Gel is not. GT Gel is a blend of 4 different types of carbohydrate. Joobies/Jooblets provide a fast boost, whereas GT Gel provides slow, stable and sustaining energy. One Joobies/packet of Jooblets will give […]

FAQ: Overhydration: Am I at risk?

FAQ: Overhydration: Am I at risk? Overhydration is the layman’s term for the medical term “hyponatraemia”. “Hypo” = small or low “Natraemia” = salt Hyponatraemia means that the sodium concentration in your body has become diluted. When this happens, your body’s water levels rise, and your cells begin to swell. This swelling can cause many […]

FAQ: What is the difference between Joobies and Jooblets?

FAQ: What is the difference between Joobies and Jooblets? A: One Joobie slice is equivalent to ~5 or 6 Jooblets (one little packet of Jooblets contains 5-6 Jooblets) Both have the same ingredients. Taste-wise, the Jooblets have a slightly more tangy flavour than the Joobies. One Joobie slice is wonderful if you need a boost… […]

11 Reasons to enjoy the little decanting GT Gel bottle (as opposed to the old sachet idea)

11 Reasons to enjoy the little decanting GT Gel bottle (as opposed to the old sachet idea) You have control over how much you’d like to use and when. One x 10km worth (or one hour’s worth) of running is not exactly the same as the next 10km. So you can pace your consumption based […]

Comrades Water Table Adjustment

IMPORTANT: Comrades Water Table Adjustment🏃‍♀️ Comrades has just increased its water tables from one table every 3kms to one table every2 kms. This means that they have increased their water tables by 50%! Therefore we ALL to need to recalculate the number of packets per table as the 50% increase of tables could result in […]

Comrades Marathon

Running the Comrades – What, When and How Much. (Also for Extreme Ultras – 100 Miler/160km UltraWashie, Washie 100 Miler, Marathon Des Sables). You need the following formulas: EnduraShake GT Gel and decanting bottles x 3 Joobies or Jooblets Souties EnduraPower (Optional, but a wonderful refreshing alternative to GT Gel. eg. 1st 10km, and for […]