Energy gels are made up of simple carbohydrates and other performance-booster ingredients. Due to its positive effects on mood-boosting, caffeine is one of the most popular ingredients used in energy gels. Caffeine was shown to improve both mental and physical awareness (*1).
Although energy gels are mostly made up of fast-acting carbohydrates, such as maltodextrin and fructose, they can also contain electrolytes, plant extracts and other nutrients. Energy gels are designed to everyone engaging in physical activity. The supply of electrolytes to the body prevents dehydration therefore delaying fatigue.
Due to its convenience, athletes all over the world have been using energy gels as an easy way of maintaining blood sugar levels high and to perform at the top of their condition.