Running Gels

Running Gels

Run with confidence using Kendal Mint Co® KMC NRG GEL. Energy Gels with our Dual-Charge Carbohydrate formula, 4 Essential Electrolytes, 4 Essential Vitamins. Easy on the stomach, Informed Sport Tested, Vegan & Gluten Free.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are Energy Gels? What is in Energy Gels? Energy gels are a functional and easy to take, concentrated source of energy. This makes it easy to replace lost energy stores whilst training and racing.

Read More: Energy Gels - What are they and should I use them?

Dosage/ When should I take an Energy Gel? We recommend you consume one gel every 30-60 minutes, before and during exercise to #Recharge. Suitable for all Sports. KMC NRG GELs contain 27g of Dual-Charge Carbohydrate, 4 Key Electrolytes and B Vitamins (B3, B5, B6 & B12) so they pack a real punch. If you want to #Supercharge your performance, you have come to the right place! Always think ahead and stay on top of your energy levels, eat pro-actively not reactively, to avoid hitting the wall.

  • Eat well before you start exercising and take your first gel within 30-60 minutes into your activity, take one gel every 30-60 minutes thereafter.
  • Our energy gels are much less viscous than most and isotonic, but we would still recommend having some water.
  • It's a good idea to mix it up with some GEL+ Caffeine energy gels. Caffeine is scientifically proven to boost your physical endurance. (...but don't exceed the recommended GDA).

Why do some energy gels hurt my stomach? Your digestive system is at it's most vulnerable during exercisee and your gut needs water to digest carbohydrates. Read more about Why do some energy gels hurt my stomach?

Are KMC Energy Gels suitable for Vegans? Yes - all of our energy gels/ KMC NRG GELs are suitable for Vegans.

Are KMC Energy Gels Gluten Free? Yes - all KMC NRG GELs are Gluten Free.

Do KMC Energy Gels contain Caffeine? Not all of our energy gels contain caffeine. If you want to #Supercharge your performance with a 100mg caffeine hit look for "GEL+". The're also named "Caffeine Energy Gel".

Are your gels trusted by athletes and tested for banned substances? Our gels have been developed using a world-class approach to quality and banned substance testing, providing assurance for athletes. For more information visit www.informed-sport.com. They are lightweight, compact and designed to fit in jersey pockets, cycle bags and waist packs. They are pressure tested, so don't worry about the packaging tearing or bursting during exercise.

Will your gels hurt my stomach? Here at Kendal Mint Co., we're really passionate about our energy gels. We've worked really hard to create gels that not only deliver a top-notch blend of nutrition and bucket loads of flavour, but that are also digestion-friendly.  Find out why some other energy gels can hurt your stomach here.

Are KMC NRG GELs easy to swallow? Our gels are carefully designed for light and easy texture. No tough, thick and sticky mess - they're more like a drink!

What makes KMC NRG GEL different? They are Fast & Effective Energy Gels which provide instant but long-lasting energy, in a range of Powerful & Refreshing Flavours that are Kind on the stomach. Gluten Free & Vegan.

  1. The first way we've done this is through taste. Digestion begins in your mouth, and great taste is a key aspect of making a gel easy to digest.
  2. Alongside great taste, is great texture. Our products have some of the best consistency you'll find in an energy gel. 
  3. The final ace up our sleeve is our not-so-secret ingredient... Natural Mint! As you might have guessed, at Kendal Mint Co. we love Mint.

You can read more about it here.

Refillable Energy Gels - Once opened, how long do they last? Our refillable gels should be stored in a cool dry place. Once opened they should be consumed within 30 days, longer if refrigerated.

What are Refillable Energy Gels? Refillable Energy Gels remove the need for single-serve plastic gel sachets by combining bulk pouches of energy gel, with our unlimited re-use flask. This reduces packaging waste by over 60% and also provides an easier (less messy) way of taking energy gels.

Read more: Refillable Energy Gels - The Sustainable Solution to Endurance Sports Nutrition?