Meaning of energy gel in English:

energy gel


  • (A packet or portion of) high-carbohydrate gel designed to boost energy levels when consumed during sporting activity or other strenuous exercise.

    Energy gels typically contain high levels of sugars and maltodextrins (and sometimes also electrolytes, caffeine, etc.) and are usually sold in individually packaged servings.


1990s; earliest use found in Bicycling.