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Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition

Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack

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PACIFIC HEALTH LABS® 2ND SURGE ULTRA ENERGY GEL 8 pack :: No room for an energy bar and no time to stop for coffee? Take it in fast and light with the Pacific Health Labs® 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel, complete with protein, carbs, antioxidants, and a hit of caffeine.

Features & Benefits:

  • Proprietary Blend of fast acting carbohydrates: Increase delivery of critical nutrients
  • Protein: Maintain Metabolic energy needs
  • Caffeine: Inhibit release of fatigue signals to the brain
  • Anti-Oxidants: Reduces muscle damage reducing fatigue signals
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Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition
 
4.8

(based on 20 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Boosts energy (19)
  • Tastes good / tastes fine (14)
  • Tasty (8)
  • Quickens recovery time (6)
  • Good value (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • During workout (20)
  • Before workout (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Runner (15), Competitive athlete (7)
    • Gender:
    • Female (8), Male (4)
    • Where did you hear about this product?:
    • Other (5)
    • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
    • 1-2 supplements daily (5)
    • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
    • Quality (14), Convenience (6), Price (5)

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5.0

Best and purest on the market!

By BoulderRunner

from Boulder, CO

About Me Runner

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Boosts Energy
  • Quickens Recovery Time
  • Tasty

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After Workout
    • Backpacking
    • During Workout
    • Everyday

    Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

    I use these gels mostly for distance running and they fit the bill. They allow me to remain active longer, give me a boost when I need it, and aid in recovery. I use the Double Espresso ones and really enjoy the taste. The thing I like most about this product are the ingredients. They are the purest I have found in any energy gel. That combined with the caffeine, carbs, and a smidge of protein are just what my body needs. After trying a number of disgusting tasting gels, these are a clear winner.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great flavor & boost

    By Daycare runner

    from Washington State

    About Me Competitive Athlete, Runner, Triathlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Boosts Energy
    • Easy to take swallow
    • Tasty

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Before Workout
      • During Workout

      Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

      Finally a gel that is easy to swallow; most gels are so difficult to tolerate, this one is quite good

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Possibly the best performance Gel

      By MC

      from Sydney, Australia

      About Me Competitive Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Boosts Energy
      • Good Value
      • Quickens Recovery Time
      • Tasty

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • After Workout
        • During Workout

        Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

        This 2nd Surge gel is the real deal!
        I took the gel 1hour into a 1hr 45min training run on the weekend. Even without water to wash this through I found the taste and consistency perfect. It gave me a real surge over the last 45 mins, I could have gone further for sure.

        This was a good 20% longer training run than I have been doing & I felt strong over the last 10 minutes.

        I am really looking forward to my half marathon in 2 weeks time armed with 2nd Surge Chocolate caffeine gel. Thanks to PacificHealth Labs.

         
        4.0

        Works for me!

        By NoImSlower

        from Santa Fe, NM

        About Me 1st Triathlon At 64

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Boosts Energy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • During Workout
          • Helped Me With T2

          Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

          Tasted a little chalky, perhaps, but then I'm always wishing for fine "artisan" chocolate. Went down easily, stayed down, and definitely gave me a boost!

          • Gender:
          • Male
          • Where did you hear about this product?:
          • Roadrunnersportscom
          • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
          • 0
          • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
          • Convenience, Price, Quality
           
          4.0

          Works

          By Brend

          from Long Beach, CA

          About Me Runner

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Boosts Energy
          • Good Value
          • Tastes Good
          • Tasty

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • During Workout

            Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

            Used this during my long run days. Makes my stomach feel "semi-full" and not full of air. I get a boost of caffeine and do feel like my energy goes up a little bit. However, it's too light for me. I find the blocks make my stomach feel less empty after 10 miles.

            • Gender:
            • Female
            • Where did you hear about this product?:
            • Other
            • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
            • 1-2 Supplements Daily
            • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
            • Quality
             
            4.0

            Tastes great and works!

            By newbie

            from NY

            About Me Runner

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Boosts Energy
            • Tastes Good

            Cons

            • A Bit Gritty
            • A Bit Large To Cary On Lo
            • Ng Run

            Best Uses

            • During Workout

            Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

            Taste was great-I tried expresso
            did not upset stomach
            I used it on my long runs-15-20 miles- in place of GU and it was fine

            • Gender:
            • Female
            • Where did you hear about this product?:
            • Other, Road Runners Salesman
            • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
            • 1-2 When I Train
            • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
            • Convenience, Price, Quality
             
            5.0

            best there is

            By joe

            from salt lake city, ut

            About Me Runner

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Boosts Energy
            • Goes down easy
            • Tastes Good

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Before Workout
              • During Workout

              Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

              After a few years this is the best researched product out there. Even better is it has a very thin consistency and goes down easy.

              • Gender:
              • Male
              • Where did you hear about this product?:
              • Friend or Family Member
              • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
              • 3-5 Supplements Daily
              • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
              • Quality
               
              5.0

              Best Gel!

              By Wags

              from Chicago, IL

              About Me Runner

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Boosts Energy
              • Tastes Good

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • During Workout

                Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

                I really love the consistency of this gel, it is thin and easy to swallow. It also doesn't make me instantly sick like GU brand. I usually use the regular accel gel, but do like the extra caffeine of 2nd surge.

                 
                4.0

                Good science

                By TNT Runner

                from Alaska

                About Me Runner, Traveler

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Tastes Good

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • During Workout

                  Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

                  I found this at the WSSC and have been using it ever since. I definitely recommend giving it a try. It is the only during exercise fuel that tries to address the "runner's brain" issue.

                  • Gender:
                  • Female
                  • Where did you hear about this product?:
                  • Special Event
                  • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
                  • 1-2 Supplements Daily
                  • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
                  • Convenience, Quality
                   
                  5.0

                  Wifey swears by it!

                  By Ocelot

                  from US Virgin Islands

                  About Me Competitive Athlete

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Boosts Energy
                  • Quickens Recovery Time
                  • Tastes Good
                  • Tasty

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Before Workout
                    • During Workout
                    • Racing

                    Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

                    I personally don't use it but my wife won't race with anything else.

                    • Gender:
                    • Female
                    • Where did you hear about this product?:
                    • Special Event
                    • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
                    • 1-2 Supplements Daily
                    • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
                    • Convenience, Price, Quality
                     
                    5.0

                    An Excellent Energy Gel!

                    By Confident Runner Coach

                    from Pelham, AL

                    About Me Runner, Running Coach

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Boosts Energy
                    • Nutritional Blend
                    • Quickens Recovery Time
                    • Tastes Good

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Before Workout
                      • During Workout

                      Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

                      Was not able to use energy gels before discovering 2nd Surge. Other gels upset my stomach, but 2nd Surge works well for me. The gel features a blend of carbs and protein, which sets it apart from many energy gels. The chocolate flavor is excellent, and I am even able to take the gel without having water immediately available. This was a missing piece of my distance running. 2nd Surge has freed me from trying to get jelly beans or juggling other forms of energy while continuing to run. Highly recommended!

                      • Gender:
                      • Male
                      • Where did you hear about this product?:
                      • Marathon Nutrition Book
                      • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
                      • 1 Per 3-4 Miles Long Run
                      • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
                      • Quality
                       
                      5.0

                      Definitely the best!

                      By Cows 'N' Plaid

                      from Sedona, AZ

                      About Me Runner, Weekday Bootcamper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Boosts Energy
                      • Quickens Recovery Time
                      • Tastes Good

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Before Workout
                        • During Workout

                        Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

                        I use 2nd Surge when I race. I take one packet before my race and depending on the distance, I will have another packet with me to get a boost if my energy level drops. It works...period! You feel/regain energy without feeling jittery. The consistency is thinner than most gels or Gu so it's easier to take, especially during a race. Plus, it tastes good (chocolate). I have not tried the Espresso flavor yet. The chocolate works fine for me.

                        I don't take it every day as I don't want my body getting used to it, thus reducing its effectiveness. The only drawback is that it is a little pricey.

                        • Where did you hear about this product?:
                        • My Own Research
                        • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
                        • Only Use For Races
                        • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
                        • Convenience, Price, Quality
                         
                        5.0

                        Best Gel on the Market Today!

                        By KSRunnerGirl

                        from Olathe, KS

                        About Me Competitive Athlete, Runner

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Boosts Energy
                        • Good Value
                        • Tastes Good

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • During Workout

                          Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

                          With 100mg of caffeine you really feel a jolt of energy. Used this as my second "during long run" gel at around mile 8 of 14 and it was incredible!

                          • Gender:
                          • Female
                          • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
                          • 1-2 Supplements Daily
                          • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
                          • Quality
                           
                          5.0

                          Does give an extra surge as promised

                          By Comfygirl

                          from Pemberton New Jersey

                          About Me Competitive Athlete

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Boosts Energy
                          • Tastes Good
                          • Tasty

                          Cons

                          • A Little Too Liquid-y

                          Best Uses

                          • Before Workout
                          • During Workout

                          Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

                          This product did give a super energy surge during my workout. It tastes great. It was a little more liquidy and less gel-like but that's fine. I'll probably only use this product for a while.

                          • Where did you hear about this product?:
                          • Other
                          • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
                          • 3-5 Supplements Daily
                          • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
                          • Quality
                           
                          5.0

                          Best Gel I've ever tried!!

                          By LJ Runner

                          from Yorktown, Virginia

                          About Me Competitive Athlete, Runner

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Boosts Energy
                          • Quickens Recovery Time
                          • Tastes Good

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Before Workout
                            • During Workout

                            Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

                            I've tried many gels and this product sets well with me and doesn't upset my stomach before or during workouts. Flavor (Chocolate) is excellent.

                            • Gender:
                            • Male
                            • Where did you hear about this product?:
                            • Other
                            • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
                            • Quality
                             
                            5.0

                            Best Gels ever

                            By dhood

                            from Lake Stevens, Wa

                            About Me Half Marathoner, Runner, Triathlete

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Boosts Energy
                            • Easy to take
                            • Great Gel
                            • Tastes Good

                            Cons

                            • None

                            Best Uses

                            • Burst Of Energy
                            • During Workout

                            Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

                            I will use one of these about 5 miles or so to get added energy after about 10 minutes of taking. Very easy to take, just like Hershey's Syrup.

                            • Gender:
                            • Female
                            • Where did you hear about this product?:
                            • Website
                            • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
                            • Convenience, Price, Quality, Taste
                             
                            4.0

                            Really get you to the finish line!

                            By go dog go

                            from Richmond , VA

                            About Me Runner, Weekend Warrior

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Boosts Energy
                            • Good Value
                            • Tastes Good

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Backpacking
                              • Before Workout
                              • During Workout

                              Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

                              Have run five half marathons using these gels. Finished all four strong and happy. Three previous halfs were finished, but they were struggles. My favorite use for these is in endurance running, though I have used them as a pick me up after work to motivate me to squeeze that workout in. My recovery time is a few days rather than the week I had been experiencing. Some of this is due to training, but I firmly believe these gels deliver exactly what is needed for endurance if taken approptiately. That is, train for exhaustion. Once you muscles have become accustom to using glycogen stores, these gels become appropriate.

                              • Gender:
                              • Female
                              • Where did you hear about this product?:
                              • Other
                              • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
                              • Quality
                               
                              5.0

                              I love this Gel

                              By dhood

                              from Lake Stevens, Wa

                              About Me Runner

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Boosts Energy
                              • Tastes Good

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Before Workout
                                • During Recovery
                                • During Workout

                                Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

                                I love this gel because it goes down so easy, it is almost like Chocolate Hershey's Syrup, not thick & disgusting, it doesn't make me want to gag.

                                • Gender:
                                • Female
                                • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
                                • 1-2 Supplements Daily
                                • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
                                • Quality
                                 
                                5.0

                                amazing

                                By jo

                                from new jersey

                                About Me Competitive Athlete

                                Pros

                                • Boosts Energy
                                • Tasty

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • During Workout

                                  Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

                                  this stuff is GREAT easy on the stomach and really gives you what you need to finish strong, now they need to make it also w/o caffeine

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Powerful stuff!

                                  By ron6788

                                  from NJ

                                  About Me Runner, Trail runner

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Boosts Energy
                                  • Good Value
                                  • Quick jolt
                                  • Tasty

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Before Workout
                                    • During Workout

                                    Comments about Pacific Health Labs 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel 8 pack Nutrition:

                                    2nd Surge lives up to its name. During my hill run it gave me the added boost I like to keep me going strong. The chocolate is delicious and has 100 mg caffeine.

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