Endurox 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel Chocolate - 29 Grams
Pacific Health Laboratories 2nd Surge is the first all natural energy gel specifically formulated to provide rapid energy, reduce fatigue, and speed reaction time. Each gel contains 100mg of caffeine so you don't hit the wall. The proprietary formula of rapid-acting carbohydrate, proteins, caffeine and antioxidants gives you the added energy for a stronger finish. 2nd Surge contains a proprietary formula of rapidly acting carbohydrates, proteins, caffeine and antioxidants proven to:
- Increase the delivery of critical nutrients
- Maintain metabolic energy needs
- Inhibit the release of fatigue signals in the brain
- Reduce muscle damage
It is now well accepted that fatigue has two components, a muscle component and a brain component. Although it has been well established that caloric supplementation can improve muscle endurance, it is not known if consumption of the right combination of nutrients during exercise can reduce central or brain fatigue. In a study conducted by researchers at Montana State, cyclists consumed 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel and then completed two 70-minute trials during which central fatigue was assessed. Researchers found that 2nd Surge Energy Gel produced greater relative power during the trial and significantly improved reaction time by almost 5%.
Pacific Health Laboratories Questions & Answers
Are Pacific Health's Products Kosher?
ACCELERADE, ACCELERADE HYDRO, ENDUROX R4 have OUD Kosher certification. ACCEL GEL, ENDUROX EXCEL, 2nd SURGE, and ACCEL RECOVER are not Kosher.
What Allergens are Present in Pacific Health's Products?
ACCELERADE, ACCELERADE HYDRO, and ENDUROX R4 contain milk and soy. ACCEL GEL contains milk. Each of these products are manufactured in a facility that processes eggs, wheat, tree nuts, fish, crustaceans and shellfish products.
Are Pacific Health's Products Wheat/Gluten Free?
Pacific Health does not make gluten-free claims on any of their products, because Pacific Health's products are not manufactured on allergen-free production lines. Their recommendation, if you have a gluten sensitive allergy, would be to check with your physician for guidance.
I have a corn allergy, are any of Pacific Health's products free of corn and corn derivatives?
No, Pacific Health's products are not free of corn and corn derivatives. Maltodextrin, which is in Accelerade, Hydro, Accel Gel, Endurox R4, and Accel Recover, is made from corn. Pacific Health's 2nd Surge and Endurox Excel does not contain Maltodextrin, so these products would be safe.
I am Lactose Intolerant; Can I Use Pacific Health's Products?
The source of protein used in ACCLERADE, ACCELERADE HYDRO, ACCEL GEL and ENDUROX R4 is all natural whey protein from milk and this protein source does carry a residual amount of lactose in the finished product. The maximum lactose content is < 2%, which may not be of concern to the vast majority of individuals who are lactose intolerant. However, if there is concern due to allergy or lactose intolerance they recommend consulting your physician.
I have Type II diabetes, is this a safe workout drink?
All of Pacific Health's products are safe for people who have type II diabetes as long as you are exercising within a short time of consuming the product. Exercise will result in a faster transport of carbohydrate (sugar) into the muscle.
Are Pacific Health's Products Safe For Children Under The Age of 18?
Yes, all of Pacific Health's products are safe for children. For basic hydration needs they recommend Accelerade or Accelerade Hydro. For advanced recovery needs, Pacific Health recommends Endurox R4. If Pacific Health's child weighs less than 120 lbs, they recommend reducing the serving of Endurox R4 to 1 scoop.
Do any of Pacific Health's Products Have Caffeine?
Two of the size available ACCEL GEL flavors have caffeine.
Pacific Health's 2nd Surge flavors both have caffeine.
I've Lost my Scoop; What are the Equivalents for a Serving?
ACCELERADE - each serving is approximately 2-3/4 tablespoons
ACCELERADE HYDRO - each serving is approximately 1-1/2 tablespoons
ENDUROX R4 - each serving is approximately 7-3/4 tablespoons
What is the Shelf Life of Products?
When stored at <80F (26C), at <65% RH (Relative Humidity) in original sealed containers, and away from direct sunlight.
Keep the product in a cool, dry environment for optimal product quality.
What is the Shelf Life of Products when Mixed with Water?
All of Pacific Health's powders are designed for immediate consumption. Pacific Health does not provide a shelf life for the mixed/prepared product, because there are several factors which can affect how the product will taste over time. Their suggestion is to use the same judgment as you would with other powdered mixes such as iced teas, lemonades, etc.
Are Pacific Health's Products Approved by WADA and for NCAA Use?
None of the banned substances identified by WADA and the NCAA are present in ACCELERADE, ACCELERADE HYDRO, ACCEL GEL, 2nd SURGE, ENDUROX R4, ACCEL RECOVER, and ENDUROX EXCEL. However, since WADA and the NCAA do not officially approve nutritional supplements, they recommend that you check with Pacific Health's athletic staff first before integrating their products into Pacific Health's training regimen.
The Science Behind 2nd Surge
It is now Pacific Healthll accepted that fatigue has two components, a muscle component and a brain component. Although it has been Pacific Healthll established that caloric supplementation can improve muscle endurance, it is not known if consumption of the right combination of nutrients during exercise can reduce central or brain fatigue.
In a study conducted by researchers at Montana State, cyclists consumed 2nd Surge Ultra Energy Gel and then completed two 70-minute trials during which central fatigue was assessed. Researchers found that 2nd Surge Energy Gel produced greater relative poPacific Healthr during the trial and significantly improved reaction time by almost 5%.About Pacific Health Labs
PacificHealth Laboratories, founded in 1996 by two prominent scientists, started with a singular purpose – to help athletes achieve their personal goals. They never lost sight of that mission. Collaborating with some of the world’s top nutritionists, biochemists and sports scientists, their research and products have reshaped sports nutrition. Their discoveries help muscles work stronger, faster and longer and are an integral part of the daily training and race regimens of athletes at all levels. However, they are most proud of the simple fact that their products “power your passion”.