The Carb BOOM! advantage over regular food.
Carb BOOM! gel is by far favourable over regular food during physical exercise.
Solid food (Energy bar, sandwich, banana, fruits...)
- Easy to swallow semi-liquid texture
- Easy to assimilate semi-liquid formula
- Almost instantaneous energy delivery
- Easy to digest and stomach friendly
Flavoured with real fruits
- A slow digestion and energy conversion caused by fiber, fat and proteins in those food items
- Can cause bloating and abdominal cramps
- Requires chewing which can be taxing and disturbing during a high intensity exercise
- Food vileness during a high intensity effort
Lightly flavoured with real fruits purees and concentrates, Carb BOOM! gels are real delicious and nutritious treats. Its unique and delicious taste makes it one of the most pleasing gels to consume during a physical activity. Contrary to a lot of the gels on the maket, Carb BOOM! gel does not have a synthetic taste associated with artificial flavours and is not overly sweet.
Rapid recharge of muscle energy
Carb BOOM! gel is rapidly absorbed and transform into energy for the muscles. It is the fastest available source of energy for your body. Its fast action allows to rapidly deliver 110 calories in order to sustain the energy required by fast sprints and climbs. If use appropriately, Carb BOOM! energy gel will maximize your athletic performance.
Provides the nutrients for a steady release of energy during activity
Carb BOOM! energy gel's main advantage is that it provides a steady and stable release of energy that is available during the completion of your physical activity. Carb BOOM! gel is known to provide a high quality source of energy for the athletes. It does not cause insulin spikes often associated with gels formulated with large amounts of simple sugars (Sucrose, glucose, fructose, high fructose corn syrup). Carb BOOM! gel provides a steady and prolonged release of energy while maintaining
Carb BOOM! energy gel is formulated with 85-90% complex carbohydrates from corn maltodextrin, which allows for a constant and durable flow of energy to the working muscles. Its rich complex carb formula allows the athlete to sustain an intense physical effort during prolonged hours and delay fatigue.
Does Carb BOOM! gel contain any artificial flavour, color or sweetener?
No, Carb BOOM! gel does not contain any artificial flavour, color or sweetener. Numerous studies show that the proceeding food ingredients when artificial contain chemical substances associated with numerous health problems. In addition, Carb BOOM! gels are flavoured with real fruits, no added refined sugar and no fat. Carb BOOM! gel only provides what is necessary without the extra.
Does Carb BOOM! Gel contain electrolytes?
Yes, each flavor of Carb BOOM! gel is fortified with two key electrolytes: 50mg of sodium and 50mg of potassium.During any strenuous activity, you sweat and loose precious minerals. Electrolytes contained in Carb BOOM! energy gels replenish the minerals lost in the sweat during exercise.
What are electrolytes and what do they do for me?
Mineral salts such as sodium chloride and potassium are known collectively as electrolytes. These electrolytes allow electrical impulses to travel properly throughout your body, allowing for normal bodily function. When you sweat you start to deplete yourself of these electrolytes. Similar to dehydration, electrolyte depletion will first lead to performance declines and then onto more serious health issues. Each Carb BOOM! Energy Gel provides sodium and potassium to help counteract the losses in your sweat.
What flavors of Carb BOOM! Energy Gel are available?
Carb BOOM! Energy Gel comes in seven great-tasting flavors: Double Espresso, Vanilla Orange, Chocolate Cherry, Plain Vanilla, Strawberry Kiwi, Banana Peach, and Apple Cinnamon.
Which Carb BOOM! Gel flavors contain caffeine? Why?
Double Espresso, Vanilla Orange and Chocolate Cherry, contain 100mg, 50mg, and 50mg of caffeine respectively (1 can of cola or ½ cup of coffee contains about 50mg of caffeine). Caffeine provides a boost to athletes by stimulating the central nervous system, increasing adrenaline and aiding in the use of body fat as fuel. Current sports science shows that caffeine does NOT cause dehydration when consumed during activity.
What's the story with caffeine?
Caffeine can be advantageous to endurance exercise by sparing glycogen stores, helping muscle contractions and providing that little extra mental perk needed during a gruelling race. Vanilla Orange and Chocolate Cherry contain caffeine, with approximately 50 mg per packet. This is roughly equivalent to ½ cup of regular drip coffee. For a bigger caffeine kick, try new Double Espresso with 100mg of caffeine. click for details
What is the shelf life of Carb BOOM! Energy Gel?
Carb BOOM! Energy Gel is guaranteed 24 months from the time it is packed. You can find the expiration date embossed on the side of the package. We guarantee the product until that date.
How long can Carb BOOM! Gel be kept after it is opened?
Once opened, Carb BOOM! Gel will stay freshest for about twelve month in the refrigerator.
Apple Cinnamon contains real cinnamon that may settle on the sides and/or bottom of the bottle. Shake/stir the bottle before dispensing to re-mix the cinnamon uniformly.