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Product Detail & Benefits

Description:

HEED is a definite "step up" and welcome departure from the seemingly endless number of powdered sports drinks available to endurance athletes. One of the primary flaws inherent with most sports drinks is their reliance on simple sugars as the carbohydrate source. The use of simple sugars such as glucose, sucrose, and fructose not only severely limits the amount of calories that can be efficiently digested and utilized for energy, but also may cause wild fluctuations in energy levels. HEED's complex carbohydrate formula, on the other hand, allows you to obtain the ideal amount of calories you need, providing a more consistent and longer lasting energy supply, and without putting you at risk for the stomach distress commonly caused by simple sugars.

HEED also provides a complete, easily assimilated electrolyte profile—not just salt and potassium, which comprise the electrolyte "profile" of most other drinks. For many athletes under normal conditions, one or two scoops of HEED will completely fulfill electrolyte requirements (in addition to caloric requirements). For other athletes, the electrolyte profile in HEED will provide an excellent base from which additional Endurolytes can be added to completely satisfy electrolyte needs. With added chromium polynicotinate for maintaining stable blood glucose levels and l-carnosine for buffering lactic acid, HEED is truly in a class of its own in the world of powdered sports drinks.

So whenever a sports drink is your preferred choice, "heed" your body's desire for a superior fuel. HEED is the only choice you need to make!

Benefits:

HEED sports drink comes in the following delicious flavors: Strawberry, Melon, Mandarin Orange, Lemon-Lime, and Unflavored.

Sports drinks have been around a long time, and for many athletes they're more convenient than energy gels. Unfortunately, most sport drinks are not much more than artificially colored sugar water that does little to aid your performance and even less for your health. That is why we developed HEED as a healthy alternative; HEED's subtle tasting, complex carbohydrate formula goes down easily and supplies you with consistent, long-lasting energy and the electrolytes you need to keep pushing the pace. No citric acid is added to the formula, so it will not burn your throat or stomach. HEED's sweeteners, stevia and xylitol, are actually good for you; xylitol is especially beneficial for helping promote oral health. The full-spectrum, amino acid-chelated electrolyte profile helps satisfy your body's mineral requirements. L-carnosine and chromium polynicotinate help to buffer lactic acid and support stable blood glucose levels. If you prefer sports drinks over energy gels or like to use a combination of the two, try HEED and find out what a sports drink done right can do for your athletic performance.

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Nutrition Labels:

HEED Lemon-Lime
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 29 g (Approx 1 Level Scoop)
1 Level Scoop: 47.0 cc = 3.2 Tbsp = 9.5 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 100
Total Carbohydrate 27 g 9%*
Sugars 2 g
Vitamin B6 9 mg 431%
Calcium 57 mg 6%
Magnesium 31 mg 8%
Manganese 2 mg 98%
Chromium 25 mcg 21%
Chloride 33 mg 1%
Sodium 40 mg 2%
Potassium 25 mg 1%
Glycine 31 mg
L-Carnosine 50 mg
Tyrosine 11 mg
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established.
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Xylitol, Natural Flavor, Calcium Chelate, Salt, L-Carnosine, Stevia, Glycine, Magnesium Chelate, Potassium Chelate, Tyrosine, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Chelate, Chromium Polynicotinate.
This product is processed in a facility that also processes Dairy & Soy products.
HEED Mandarin Orange
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 29 g (Approx 1 Level Scoop)
1 Level Scoop: 47.0 cc = 3.2 Tbsp = 9.5 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 100
Total Carbohydrate 27 g 9%*
Sugars 2 g
Vitamin B6 9 mg 431%
Calcium 57 mg 6%
Magnesium 31 mg 8%
Manganese 2 mg 98%
Chromium 25 mcg 21%
Chloride 33 mg 1%
Sodium 40 mg 2%
Potassium 25 mg 1%
Glycine 31 mg
L-Carnosine 50 mg
Tyrosine 11 mg
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established.
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Xylitol, Natural Flavor, Calcium Chelate, Salt, L-Carnosine, Stevia, Glycine, Magnesium Chelate, Potassium Chelate, Tyrosine, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Chelate, Chromium Polynicotinate.
This product is processed in a facility that also processes Dairy & Soy products.
HEED Melon
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 29 g (Approx 1 Level Scoop)
1 Level Scoop: 47.0 cc = 3.2 Tbsp = 9.5 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 100
Total Carbohydrate 27 g 9%*
Sugars 2 g
Vitamin B6 9 mg 431%
Calcium 57 mg 6%
Magnesium 31 mg 8%
Manganese 2 mg 98%
Chromium 25 mcg 21%
Chloride 33 mg 1%
Sodium 40 mg 2%
Potassium 25 mg 1%
Glycine 31 mg
L-Carnosine 50 mg
Tyrosine 11 mg
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established.
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Xylitol, Natural Flavor, Calcium Chelate, Salt, L-Carnosine, Stevia, Glycine, Magnesium Chelate, Potassium Chelate, Tyrosine, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Chelate, Chromium Polynicotinate.
This product is processed in a facility that also processes Dairy & Soy products.
HEED Strawberry
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 29 g (Approx 1 Level Scoop)
1 Level Scoop: 47.0 cc = 3.2 Tbsp = 9.5 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 100
Total Carbohydrate 27 g 9%*
Sugars 2 g
Vitamin B6 9 mg 431%
Calcium 57 mg 6%
Magnesium 31 mg 8%
Manganese 2 mg 98%
Chromium 25 mcg 21%
Chloride 33 mg 1%
Sodium 40 mg 2%
Potassium 25 mg 1%
Glycine 31 mg
L-Carnosine 50 mg
Tyrosine 11 mg
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established.
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Xylitol, Natural Flavor, Calcium Chelate, Salt, L-Carnosine, Stevia, Glycine, Magnesium Chelate, Potassium Chelate, Tyrosine, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Chelate, Chromium Polynicotinate.
This product is processed in a facility that also processes Dairy & Soy products.
HEED Unflavored
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 29 g (Approx 1 Level Scoop)
1 Level Scoop: 47.0 cc = 3.2 Tbsp = 9.5 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 100
Total Carbohydrate 27 g 9%*
Sugars 2 g
Vitamin B6 9 mg 431%
Calcium 57 mg 6%
Magnesium 35 mg 9%
Manganese 2 mg 98%
Chromium 25 mcg 21%
Chloride 33 mg 1%
Sodium 40 mg 2%
Potassium 25 mg 1%
Glycine 31 mg
L-Carnosine 50 mg
Tyrosine 11 mg
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established.
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Xylitol, Calcium Chelate, Salt, L-Carnosine, Stevia, Glycine, Magnesium Chelate, Potassium Chelate, Tyrosine, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Chelate, Chromium Polynicotinate.
This product is processed in a facility that also processes Dairy & Soy products.

HEED Sports Drink does not contain:

Artificial flavors, colors, or sweeteners; wheat, gluten, dairy compontents, added simple sugars, stimulants, fad ingredients or anything unhealthy. If an "energy drink" contains any of the above ingredients, it can cause unwanted side effects that may actually hinder your performance.

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Product Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Turned it all around for me. I am a former triathlete turned mountain biker and always seemed to struggle with my longer races and rides. Once I got into the 3 hour my energy level would tank. Then last year some friends and I planned a trip to Moab Utah, a mountain biking Mecca, and I knew I had to figure out how to make it through longer rides without bonking. I didnt want this trip to be a disaster. About 6 month prior to the trip I started using HEED coupled with the gels and could instantly feel the results. I no longer felt trash after just a hour or two on the bike on those hot summer days. This made riding back to back to back days no problem. Thank you Hammer for saving my legs and my trip!
Date published: 2014-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heed Melon luv it I took delivery of this product a month ago amongst other Hammer products. I luv it. Living in Dubai in 100 degree plus HEED is a must. I even have my kids on it. Trying to get kids to drink electrolytes and not soda is a nightmare. They cant get enough of this stuff
Date published: 2014-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Refreshing electrolyte replenishment This product more than satisfies my needs here on the edge of the desert. Constant heat, continuous body-fluid loss working ranch and riding bicycle for exercise. Never have trouble with cramps or sense of flexibility.
Date published: 2014-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just What I Needed! Literally - after years & years of searching, grueling yeas on the soccer field & in the gym, I stumbled upon Hammer Nutrition's webpage. Heed is a perfect supplement for me. No unnecessary sugars & additives. Works great & delivers thorough energy & endurance for weight lifting sessions as well as running!
Date published: 2014-09-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Sports Drink I purchased the 80 serving container which is a great product for the price. It gives me all the energy I need for mountain biking without the bad side affects that other energy drinks have.
Date published: 2014-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heed is my fuel of choice!!! Heed has been instrumental in raising my level of cycling. It is great to have extra energy to keep training hard. For my higher level rides I use Race Caps & Heed...these products have made a significant difference for me!!!
Date published: 2014-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HEED is a lifesaver! HEED has been a staple in my daily cycling activity for years. Thanks Hammer Nutrition for the Superior product and outstanding A++ service.
Date published: 2014-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great in the Texas summer heat! I have been using HEED for four years now and it never lets me down.
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