Test our new range of slow-release energy products with this Trial Pack, providing you with a long-lasting supply of energy.
Pack contents: 2x Slow Release Energy Drink + 2x Slow Release Energy Bar + 2x Energy Gel with Slow Release Carbs
Longer lasting fuel for sport
During endurance exercise your body relies on carbohydrates for energy to help keep you going. HIGH5’s Slow Release Energy range contains Isomaltulose, a slowly digested low GI carbohydrate that provides you with a stable and sustained energy supply for longer lasting fuel during sport. This avoids spiking blood sugar levels and the insulin response that comes with other sugar-containing products.
New electrolyte complex
Our new Slow Release Energy range has also been enhanced with Ocean Minerals. This is our most advanced electrolyte complex yet, providing you with an invigorating hit of magnesium and over 70 minerals and trace elements, to help you balance your electrolytes during sport. At HIGH5, we’re always looking to use natural ingredients where possible and it doesn’t get more natural than sourcing minerals from seawater.
Developed and tested in partnership with BORA – hansgrohe
As part of our thorough development work, we’ve also been putting the products to the test with our partner BORA – hansgrohe to ensure the products deliver in the real world, under the toughest conditions.
‘My energy levels feel a lot better throughout a ride. When taking Slow Release Energy Products, I can really notice how my energy is more stable. And the new flavours taste great!’
– Pascal Ackermann, BORA – hansgrohe
‘I really like that the electrolytes are natural. The products also taste refreshing.’
– Lennard Kämna, BORA – hansgrohe
‘It’s really helpful when you can fuel your body from the beginning of a ride, knowing that you won’t hit the wall later on. I feel like I have a more constant energy supply throughout. Blackcurrant is my favourite flavour!’
– Marcus Burghardt, BORA – hansgrohe
Consume as part of a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Vitamin B6 and magnesium contribute to normal energy-yielding metabolism. Magnesium contributes to electrolyte balance. Consumption of foods containing isomaltulose instead of other sugars induces a lower blood glucose rise after their consumption compared to sugar-containing foods.
One of the key benefits of Slow Release Energy is that it slowly provides your muscles with energy. To take advantage of this, it’s important to start fuelling early on to drip-feed your muscles throughout your ride or run.
“We use Slow Release products in training for example to reduce the VLamax (lactate building rate) and therefore increase the efficiency of a rider. When racing, the Slow Release Energy products are used in the first 1 or 2 hours of a race when the intensity is rather low, for sparing muscle glycogen and increasing efficiency of fuel supply again.”
– Robert Gorgos, BORA – hansgrohe Head Nutritionist
How much should you consume?
When taking Slow Release Energy you should aim for around 60g carbohydrate per hour. This can be from the drinks, bars and gels so you mix it up. For example, you could drink 500ml and take a bar every hour to get to 60g carbohydrate.
Before an event or competition, pre-load your muscles by taking Slow Release Energy 90 – 120 minutes before the start. This will keep your energy stores filled for when you need it most.
High intensity exercise
There is a benefit using Slow Release Energy even when you take part in short and high intensity exercise but when you need energy quickly (for example, during high intensity sport), you should take fast-release energy products to provide you a quicker energy boost. When you take part in short and high intensity exercise, you can use Slow Release Energy in the 90-120 minutes before to pre-load your muscles with a steady energy supply. If you are doing an event or race, use Slow Release Energy early on before switching to fast-release energy products during the latter stages when the intensity is higher.
Full ingredients list
Energy Gel with Slow Release Carbs Blackcurrant
Water, Maltodextrin, Isomaltulose* 14%, Fruit Juice Concentrate (Blackcurrant 1%), Ocean Mineral Source† (Magnesium Citrate) 1%, Natural Flavourings, Acidity Regulator (Sodium Citrates), Preservatives (Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate), Vitamin B6.
Energy Gel with Slow Release Carbs Orange
Water, Maltodextrin, Isomaltulose* 14%, Fruit Juice Concentrate (Orange 3%), Ocean Mineral Source† (Magnesium Citrate) 1%, Acidity Regulators (Sodium Citrates, Citric Acid), Natural Flavourings, Preservatives (Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate), Vitamin B6.
Slow Release Energy Bar Blueberry & Raspberry
Dried Fruit (Apricots, Sultanas, Currants, Rice Flour, Sulphites), Oats 16%, Sunflower Seeds, Isomaltulose* 10%, Cashew Nuts, Oatbran 8%, Humectant (Vegetable Glycerol), Fruit Juice Concentrates (Raspberry, Blueberry) 2%, Ocean Mineral Source (Magnesium Citrate) 1.5%, Sunflower Oil, Natural Flavouring, Vitamin B6.
For Allergens, see ingredients in bold. May contains traces of nuts and peanuts.
Slow Release Energy Bar Apricot
Dried Fruit (Apricots 24%, Sultanas, Rice Flour, Sulphites), Oats 14%, Sunflower seeds, Cashew Nuts, Isomaltulose* 9%, Oatbran 8%, Humectant (Vegetable Glycerol), Sunflower Oil, Ocean Mineral Source (Magnesium Citrate) 1.5%, Vitamin B6.
For Allergens, see ingredients in bold. May contains traces of nuts and peanuts.
Slow Release Energy Drink Blackcurrant
Isomaltulose* 60%, Hydrolysed Waxy Maize Starch, Dextrose, Natural Blackcurrant Flavourings, Acidity Regulators (Sodium Citrates, Potassium Citrate), Ocean Mineral Source (Magnesium Citrate) 1.5%, Food Acids (Citric Acid, Malic Acid), Sea Salt, Vitamin B6. May contain traces of gluten, egg and/or milk
Slow Release Energy Drink Lemon
Isomaltulose*60%, Hydrolysed Waxy Maize Starch, Dextrose, Acidity Regulators (Sodium Citrates, Potassium Citrate), Ocean Mineral Source (Magnesium Citrate) 1.5%, Food Acids (Citric Acid, Malic Acid), Sea Salt, Natural Lemon Flavourings, Vitamin B6. May contain traces of gluten, egg and/or milk
*Isomaltulose is a source of glucose and fructose
†Minerals and Trace Elements: Sodium, Magnesium, Potassium, Calcium, Chloride, Manganese, Iron, Zinc, Chromium, Selenium, Carbon, Antimony, Barium, Beryllium, Osmium,Bismuth, Boron, Cadmium, Cesium, Cobalt, Copper, Dysprosium, Erbium, Europium, Fluoride, Gadolinium, Gallium, Phosphorus, Gold, Holmium, Silicon, Indium, Scandium, Iodine, Terbium, Iridium, Lanthanum, Lead, Rhodium, Lutetium, Mercury, Molybdenum,Tin, Neodymium, Nickel, Niobium, Palladium,Thorium, Germanium, Platinum, Praseodymium, Arsenic, Rhenium, Rubidium, Lithium, Ruthenium, Samarium, Silver, Strontium, Tantalum, Tellurium, Cerium, Thallium, Thulium, Aluminium, Titanium, Tungsten, Vanadium, Sulfur, Ytterbium, Yttrium, Hafnium, Zirconium.
Are there products in the pack that contain electrolytes?
Yes, we’ve enhanced these products with Ocean Minerals, our most advanced electrolyte complex. This provides you with an invigorating hit of magnesium and over 70 minerals and trace elements.
Are the products Vegan?
Yes, all products in this pack are vegan friendly.
Does this pack contain caffeine?
The products in this pack are caffeine free.
Can you recycle HIGH5 packaging?
We’ve partnered with Terracycle® to help recycle our single-use packaging (this includes Energy Gel and Energy Bar wrappers) which aren’t widely recyclable through traditional recycling facilities. Read more about the scheme here.
Is it okay to take Gels and follow with water or ZERO?
You should consume gels with appropriate fluid intake to stay hydrated as is recommended whenever you take part in sports activity. You can use ZERO instead of water.
Are HIGH5 products drug free/free from banned substances?
We do not use banned ingredients in HIGH5 products and have a 100% proven track record: no athlete has ever tested positive from using a HIGH5 product. The main manufacturing site for HIGH5 products, where we make our gels and powders, is Informed Sport certified.