GU Energy Labs Original Energy Gel

GU Energy Labs Original Energy Gel

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  • Single-serving energy gel packet 
  • Available in caffeinated and caffeine-free varieties 
  • Fast-acting and long-lasting carbohydrates for energy 
  • Electrolytes to replace what you lose from sweat and help you absorb fuel 
  • Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) to help muscle function and prevent mental fatigue
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Pros & Cons

What we like ...
  • 3rd-party tested for banned substance and Informed-Choice Certified
  • Vegan
  • Dairy- and gluten-free
  • Variety boxes available
  • Available in 17 different flavors
  • Generally positively reviewed
What needs improvement ...
  • Can’t build your own variety pack
  • Only 5 of the flavors are caffeine-free
  • No subscribe-and-save option

Product Summary


Serving size:

32 g (1 packet)

Servings per box:

8 or 24

Price per serving:


Calories per serving:


Carbohydrates per serving:

21 g


0, 20, or 40 mg varies by flavor

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Caffeinated flavors:

Strawberry banana, birthday cake, campfire s’mores, lemon sublime, raspberry lemonade, caffeine-free mixed box

Caffeine-free flavors:

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      GU Energy Labs Original Energy Gels contain two types of carbohydrates, electrolytes, and BCAAs to keep you fueled throughout your workouts. GU Energy Labs share that their energy gels fuel you without creating stomach issues, help you better absorb fuel, and aid muscle function. They are also available in both caffeinated and caffeine-free options, although caffeine-free is available in significantly less flavors. These gels have mostly positive reviews for their taste and effectiveness.