- High5 EnergySource 4:1 With Super Carbs 600g Box
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High5 EnergySource 4:1 With Super Carbs 600g Box
High5 EnergySource 4:1 With Super Carbs 600g Box
EnergySource 4:1 is an advanced fuel for use by endurance athletes. It's Europe's first state-of-the-art carbohydrate-protein energy and hydration drink - for use DURING exercise.
Top Features of the High5 EnergySource 4:1 With Super Carbs 600g Box
- Makes 12 x 600ml servings
- Nutritional Details
- Product Flavours: All
- Natural Flavours: Yes
- Artificial Colours: No
- Preservatives: No
- Artificial Sweeteners: No
- Suitable for Lacto Vegitarians: Yes
- Suitable for Strict Vegitarians: No
- Suitable for Dietary: No
- Suitable for Ethical Vegans: Unknown
- EU Allergens: Milk (Whey protein), But lactose FREE. Soy Lecithin
It contains 4 Parts carbohydrate to 1 Part whey protein, hence the name. Research shows that this critical ratio, when used during exercise, provides athletes with more energy than carbohydrate alone. Based on the Award Winning complex carbohydrate found in standard EnergySource, 4:1 is easy on the stomach, hypotonic and refreshing.
Performance proven in the toughest races, 4:1 also contains a unique H E A C (high electrolyte anti cramp) formulation. This is designed to maximize fluid absorption in and minimize cramp. High5 are so confident about this new product, that it comes with 100% money back guarantee. Available in Fresh Citrus and Summer Fruit flavours.
Most endurance athletes should be aware the primary cause of fatigue is the depletion of muscle and liver glycogen (carbohydrate) and that ingesting carbohydrates during exercise will delay the onset of this fatigue. However many athletes remain unaware that EnergySource 4:1 containing 4 parts Carbohydrate and 1 part Protein can extend the time to fatigue up to an incredible 29% when compared to a carbohydrate only drink and 57% when compared with water.
Here's why. Consuming carbohydrates during exercise delays the onset of fatigue by fuelling your muscles via blood glucose and therefore sparing muscle and liver glycogen (carbohydrate stored in your muscles and liver). The amount of carbohydrate (energy) that is delivered to the working muscles is determined by the amount of insulin released by the Pancreas in response to the rise in your blood sugar caused by the ingested carbs.
Ingested Protein also causes insulin to be released, and, with the right carbs and protein, in the right ratio (4 Carbs to 1 Protein) the gastric emptying speed is not slowed and there is a larger insulin response resulting in more carbohydrate (energy) being 'driven' into the working muscles during exercise.
The more carbs i.e. energy, going into the working muscles the more endurance you will have.
This item may come in a box of 12 x 50g satchets or in a tub.
About the High5 brand
Nutrition products from High5, are scientifically formulated to work and taste great. Whether you're looking to boost your muscle size and strength, break through a performance plateau, ramp up your energy levels, increase fat loss, improve your athletic performance or fuel post-workout recovery, you can count on High5 to deliver new and innovative products you can trust. As a hard training athlete, you need products that will provide you with the fuel you need to complete intense bouts of training and competition and to give you recovery properties that will enable you to adapt and be ready for your next training session or competition. High5's range of Sports Nutrition can fuel you to better performance's and recover faster by helping you maintain proper hydration and electrolyte levels, fuel your body's response to exercise and create the conditions where you will adapt and develop muscular strength and endurance. High5 design, develop and manufacture their own product range to ensure they are of the highest quality.
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Magazine reviews for High5 EnergySource 4:1 With Super Carbs 600g Box
Review from Cycling Plus
This drink is four parts carbohydrates to one part whey protein. High Five claims that this is combination gives up to 29% increase of carb take up over a straight carb drink because the protein causes insulin to be released, resulting in more carbohydrate beingsent to the muscles when you're riding. The added protein in the drink also stops protein being used to fuel muscles while riding during longer events, when your energy levels start to run low.
A great tasting long distance energy fuel
Product Q & A
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I need it to be in sachets.
How can I guarantee that this happens?
I've been using one bottle of 4:1 and a bottle of water. Used the 4:1 first so it gets in your system.
You could probably do without the water but I prefer to drink water as well.
"sugar (g) 36 in 100g (kJ/cal)"
Hope that helps.
kCal = 384
Protein = 19g
Carbohydrate = 77g
of which sugars = 33g
Sodium = 0.7g
Potassium = 180mg
No fat or Fibre
Serving Packet = 47g
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