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It tasted good, but Im not too sure about the boom. I didn't feel any worse after eating it, except for my sticky hands from the package.
Better than some of the other options on the market but a little syrupy/sticky. The flavor combinations strike me as slightly odd too. I like simple--vanilla, orange, but you mix these fruits together and its a bit difficult to eat the whole thing in one chug. Banana/Peach is better than the Strawberry/Kiwi.
I bought these to protect my eyes from snow blindness while hiking Mount Whitney. they worked like a charm. I have extremely sensitive eyes and these lenses performed better than the polarized Smith lenses I had before.
The only downside is that the mirror coating shows any smudges or water marks and great care should be taken when cleaning.
An enrgy boost right when you need it.
This stuff is just great. It powered me up a long multi-day climb where it's really hard to take in enough calories. You get real sick of energy bars, and that's when these things are key. The taste isn't half bad considering it's an energy gel, and I like the fact that there's actually fruit in there, not artificial flavor.
This stuff is much better than GU or Clif Shots. Its not as sweet and I can actually swallow it without gagging first thing in the morning. Plus, its made with real fruit so it tastes nice and refreshing! My favorite flavor is apple cinnamon but they are all really tasty. Use it whenever you need some energy/calories before or during a workout but you can't stomach real food.
This stuff gives a clean non-jittery influx of energy that can only be duplicated by eating several Hungry-Man meals!!! (W/O the down time in the restroom.) I recommend everyone try this who is interested in performing at his or her peak++.
It also makes a great mixer for fruity rum drinks :)
The kick is all there for this stuff. Really delivers the kick in the pants as advertised. Taste is surprisingly tolerable. Apple Cinnamon is mega-nasty, but the Vanilla/Orange has a mild citrusy taste that's totally doable. Like all gels, it isn't any fun to eat (texture is a close relative to Epoxy) but you can't beat it for results.
This stuff rocks. It keeps me going all day long - I don't even eat regular food anymore when I'm out going for it - just one packet an hour with a little bit of water and BOOM, I'm off. Taste great too.
I take killer spinning classes very early in the morning. When my energy begins to wane, the energy gel is an excellent carbo boost to give you the gumption to keep going. The problem is the texture and the taste. It is too thick, I would imagine similar to the glue put around windows to keep them sealed! The taste is not refreshing either. Maybe citrus would be better???
This is the perfect pick me up . I love the flavor, and its hard to deny the nearly instant results. The natural carbohydrates also help to avoid that nearly inevitable low after a couple shots of this stuff. One thing to keep in mind you will get almost nothing out of these without enough water to swig down with them. Always keep yourself hydrated and it will amaze you how much energy can come from such a little package.