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Product Detail & Benefits

Description:

Never before has such a complete and effective endurance drink been available to athletes.

Perpetuem is a result of several years of research and thousands of miles of testing in a variety of endurance disciplines. Since its introduction in 2003, Perpetuem has allowed athletes to conquer the most extreme workouts and races with complete confidence! Perpetuem represents the ultimate, never-before-available link to satisfying the body's fueling requirements no matter how long or difficult your exercise session or race.

  • Carbohydrates - As with all Hammer Nutrition fuels, we never add simple sugars to the carbohydrate profile. Perpetuem contains a specific maltodextrin, which provides nearly 87% of its caloric composition in long chain carbohydrates.
  • Protein - A calcium-enhanced soy protein isolate known as "XT" makes up nearly 10% of the caloric profile of Perpetuem, the same percentage that is cannibalized from muscle tissue during long, slow endurance workouts. This particular soy protein contains a very high amount of intact, cardiovascular-enhancing isoflavones.
  • Fat - A de-oiled "super lecithin" (extracted from the soybean) is ideal for consistently and reliably fueling the body and maximizing energy production from stored fatty acids.
  • Sweetener - Perpetuem contains Energy Smart®, the same healthy sweetener in Hammer Gel.

Benefits:

Perpetuem is available in the following delicious flavors: Caffé Latte, Strawberry-Vanilla, Orange-Vanilla, and Unflavored.

Welcome to the world's finest endurance fuel specifically formulated for multi-hour to multi-day events. No matter how long or extreme your exercise regimen or races may be, Perpetuem is always up to the task. Thoroughly tested and proven in the world's toughest endurance events, Perpetuem's unique formula—complex carbohydrates, GMO-free soy protein, healthy fats, and key auxiliary nutrients such as sodium phosphate—is unsurpassed for maintaining optimal athletic performance for as long as you want. Perpetuem provides consistent, reliable energy, maximizes stored fat utilization, and buffers lactic acid to prevent muscle fatigue. On the road or trail, Perpetuem is the breakfast, lunch, and dinner of champions!

Extra Benefits:
Carnosine, one of the ingredients in Perpetuem (it's also in HEED, Sustained Energy, and Recoverite), is both a performance aid (a superb lactic acid buffer) and a premium general health nutrient (multiple free-radical scavenging and anti-glycation antioxidant).

Q: Should I use Perpetuem or Sustained Energy?
A: Hammer Nutrition Fuels-what they are and how to use them

Nutrition Labels:

Perpetuem Caffé Latte
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 69 g (Approx 2 Level Scoops)
2 Level Scoops: 106.0 cc = 7.2 Tbsp = 21.5 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 270
Calories from Fat 20
Total Fat 2.5 g 4%*
Saturated Fat 0.5 g 3%*
Total Carbohydrate 54 g 18%*
Sugars 7 g
Protein 7 g 14%*
Calcium 36 mg 4%
Iron 2 mg 9%
Phosphorus 211 mg 21%
Magnesium 8 mg 2%
Manganese 1 mg 55%
Chromium 110 mcg 92%
Sodium 220 mg 9%
Potassium 120 mg 3%
Choline Bitartrate 50 mg  
L-Carnitine 50 mg  
L-Carnosine 100 mg  
Caffeine 25 mg  
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Soy Protein Isolates, Energy Smart® (fruit juice, natural grain dextrin), Soy Lecithin, Coffee Powder, Natural Vanilla Flavor, Trisodium Phosphate, L- Carnosine, L-Carnitine (as Carnipure™), Choline Bitartrate, Caffeine, Stevia, Chromium Polynicotinate.
Contains: Soy.
This product is processed in a facility that also processes Dairy & Soy products.
Perpetuem Orange-Vanilla
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 69 g (Approx 2 Level Scoops)
2 Level Scoops: 106.0 cc = 7.2 Tbsp = 21.5 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 270
Calories from Fat 20
Total Fat 2.5 g 4%*
Saturated Fat 0.5 g 3%*
Total Carbohydrate 54 g 18%*
Sugars 7 g
Protein 7 g 14%*
Calcium 35 mg 4%
Iron 1 mg 8%
Phosphorus 212 mg 21%
Magnesium 8 mg 2%
Manganese 1 mg 55%
Chromium 110 mcg 92%
Sodium 220 mg 9%
Potassium 75 mg 2%
Choline Bitartrate 50 mg  
L-Carnitine 50 mg  
L-Carnosine 100 mg  
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Soy Protein Isolate, Energy Smart® (fruit juice, natural grain dextrin), Soy Lecithin, Natural Flavor, Trisodium Phosphate, L-Carnosine, L-Carnitine (as Carnipure™), Choline Bitartrate, Chromium Polynicotinate.
Contains: Soy.
This product is processed in a facility that also processes Dairy & Soy products.
Perpetuem Strawberry-Vanilla
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 69 g (Approx 2 Level Scoops)
2 Level Scoops: 106.0 cc = 7.2 Tbsp = 21.5 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 270
Calories from Fat 20
Total Fat 2 g 3%*
Saturated Fat 0.5 g 3%*
Total Carbohydrate 54 g 18%*
Sugars 9 g
Protein 6 g 12%*
Calcium 34 mg 3%
Iron 2 mg 9%
Phosphorus 206 mg 21%
Magnesium 8 mg 2%
Manganese 1 mg 52%
Chromium 110 mcg 92%
Sodium 210 mg 9%
Potassium 75 mg 2%
Choline Bitartrate 50 mg  
L-Carnitine 50 mg  
L-Carnosine 100 mg  
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Soy Protein Isolates, Energy Smart® (fruit juice, natural grain dextrin), Soy Lecithin, Natural Flavor, Trisodium Phosphate, L-Carnosine, Red Beet Juice
Powder, L-Carnitine (as Carnipure™), Choline Bitartrate, Chromium Polynicotinate.
Contains: Soy.
This product is processed in a facility that also processes Dairy & Soy products.
Perpetuem Unflavored
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 69 g (Approx 2 Level Scoops)
2 Level Scoops: 106.0 cc = 7.2 Tbsp = 21.5 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 270
Calories from Fat 20
Total Fat 2.5 g 4%*
Saturated Fat 0.5 g 3%*
Total Carbohydrate 54 g 18%*
Sugars 7 g
Protein 7 g 14%*
Calcium 35 mg 4%
Iron 1 mg 8%
Phosphorus 211 mg 21%
Magnesium 8 mg 2%
Manganese 1 mg 55%
Chromium 110 mcg 92%
Sodium 220 mg 9%
Potassium 75 mg 2%
Choline Bitartrate 50 mg  
L-Carnitine 50 mg  
L-Carnosine 100 mg  
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Soy Protein Isolate, Energy Smart® (fruit juice, natural grain dextrin), Soy Lecithin, Trisodium Phosphate, L-Carnosine, L-Carnitine (as Carnipure™), Choline Bitartrate, Chromium Polynicotinate.
Contains: Soy.
This product is processed in a facility that also processes Dairy & Soy products.

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Product Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this product! I started using Perpetuem a few weeks ago for long bike/run training.sessions. I used it and Heed as my sole nutrition for Ironman Calgary 70.3 recently, and was very pleased with how easy it was to use and digest while working hard. I did a three hour bottle for the bike and carried a flask for the run. I just did a Sprint yesterday and used Perpetuem and Heed mixed for breakfast. No stomach problems at all. I love the Orange -Vanilla flavor especially.
Date published: 2014-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from All day energy I was fairly hesitant to believe this product would provide me with the fuel to keep running and biking all day. I am glad to say I was wrong. Perpetuem is an efficient way to be able to carry enough calories for many hours of adventure racing. Derek Allison Team Lupine USA
Date published: 2014-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best 4 hr sustained energy out there I'm a competitive racer on the Hagens Berman squad in Seattle. I have found Perpetuem to be the best product for sustained energy for any event over 4 hours (long group training rides, long races such as LOTOJA and Gran Fondos). I always use the multi-hour formula and always include ice in my bottle (usually use an insulated bottle, too). Better when cold. My fellow cyclists tell me I get stronger as the rides get longer. My secret is Perpetuem.
Date published: 2014-08-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does what it says I've used several different fueling powders on training rides for triathlon. Of them all, this is one that has kept me strong and sustained my energy during my long rides. The flavor is not overpowering either.. Subtle enough that I don't get sick of drinking it during the 5 plus hour rides.
Date published: 2014-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Stuff! Have been using this for marathons and triathlons for several years. I recommend it to all the marathoners I coach.
Date published: 2014-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! I love the cafe latte Perpetuem! I'm a long distance trail runner. This product tastes great and provides sustained energy without any stomach upset over long hours on the trail.
Date published: 2014-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super fuel Been using Perpetuem for years now and don't think how I could have done so well without it. And of course its Catte Latte all the time and not just for extra long rides anymore.
Date published: 2014-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from #1 Fuel Perpetuem is exactly what the doctor ordered. This is with out a doubt my choice for fuel on my long rides. Did I mention the great smooth taste! Thanks Hammer this product is legit.
Date published: 2014-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great product! I've been using this product for several years. It's a great source of fuel for multi hour events like a century ride or a marathon. It's very easy to use. just follow the directions on the label.
Date published: 2014-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perpetuem Recently, I lost 25 lbs on a low carb diet; i play a lot of competitive tennis and was struggling getting through 2nd and 3rd set matches. A friend introduced me to Perepetuem and it has been a life saver. I mix 3 scoops with about 2/3 the amount of water that Hammer recommends and drink on the way to my matches. I then supplement throughout the match with Heed and Endurolite ... This combination has worked extremely well.
Date published: 2014-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An essential for long distance races and training I switched from HEED to Perpetum on my long bikes rides and have more energy and less craving for solid food which helps me run better off the bike.
Date published: 2014-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome fuel. I usually buy Perpetuem Citrus flavor in the large container and mix up what I need for my weekly rides. But what usually happens is that the product gets a little stale (not unusable) before I use it up. So, I decided to try the strawberry vanilla flavor in single packets so that they are fresh each time I mix one up. I loved it. The strawberry vanilla flavor is very soothing, not too sweet which is a plus for me and gives the fuel I need to complete my rides. Plus, it is super fresh each and every time I use it. Thanks Hammer!
Date published: 2014-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's my new secret "sauce"! After reading the information about Perpetuem, I bought this to try as fuel for a 70.3 triathlon. I have been so pleased with it; it is easy and simple to use as a sole fuel source!
Date published: 2014-07-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works as Advertised Perpetuem works great. It gets me passed that hurdle on my 3-4 hour rides.
Date published: 2014-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent taste Perpetuem has a great taste and does not sit heavy on my stomach. The Longer the race the less my stomach can tolerate but perpetuem keeps me going.
Date published: 2014-06-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perpetuem works it just doesn't taste that great. I use this product on long rides and add via coffee to it to help with the taste. It's better as a paste.
Date published: 2014-06-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Trusted! Ive used this product for years now. I can always feel a difference in my muscles on long days. The taste does leave a lot to be desired though!
Date published: 2014-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perpetuem I use perpetem in the morning befor working out, @ my nite rides after work i find it keeps me going for a long time .
Date published: 2014-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I panic if I don't have it! I was panicked because I ran out of my Perpetuem and didn't think I'd get my order in time for my first Century this season...but I did. I have come to rely on Perpetuem for my 60 mile plus days and as expected, it fueled me all day along with my Hammer Gels and Electrolytes. I did my best Century time yet, 5 hours flat on a rainy, poorly marked course, I even made a wrong turn! I considered not doing the Century if I didn't have my Perpetuem because it makes that big of a difference in my endurance events. Thanks Hammer for helping us all kick butt and do our best! I will never run out of Perpetuem again!
Date published: 2014-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect fuel! ive been using this for over a year and its the best for my needs. i run 20-40 miles in the sierra nevada mountains on my saturdays, over 10,000ft mountains and creek crossings, in snow, heat and rain, and hammer products always go in my running pack. especially the Perpetuem! keeps me fueled all day long.
Date published: 2014-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This stuff works great. I always bonked in marathons and 50ks before discovering Perpetuem. I ran 2 50ks last year drinking the recommended mix for my weight and time and didn't bonk, in fact I was running well at the end of both of them. This past Sunday I did my longest bike ride in 50 years, a hilly 71 miler and felt super strong all the way through through the finish. I highly recommend Perpetuem for fuel during 4 plus hour endurance events.
Date published: 2014-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works for me! For Endurance Mtn. bike rides I make 3 hour bottles of Perpetuem. I mix half unflavored and half Caffe Latte so I get a little caffeine kick, but not enough to over rev or get a caffine headache. I take a sip every 15 minutes after the first hour into the event so I never get calorie deficient...thats a hard place to come back from when in the saddle for 8 or 9 hours. Follow this up with one Enduralyte Extreme every hour and Im good to go until I get to the end.....then it's Recoverite time! Thanks Hammer
Date published: 2014-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product for taking in liquid calories This is my fuel of choice for long bike rides. Easy to digest, never ever causes stomach issues. A great choice for those choosing to carry liquid fuel.
Date published: 2014-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Caffe perpetuem and peanut butter gel Bought both and mix them together. Kind of a texture and don't like gels. Taste ok and no stomach distress. Great in heat of Hawaii and rain in Washington state. Use it to ride my bike 50 - 100 miles.
Date published: 2014-05-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome!!!!! works extremely well don't feel as dead at the end of really long rides taste is ok
Date published: 2014-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My fuel of choice. I was having issues with long rides, I was topping out at or near 45 miles and then the next 10 were painful and full of fail. I read the Endurance Athlete's Guide to Success and realized I was not fueling properly. Since I started using Perpetum, I have realized increase in power, speed, endurance. It is my fuel of choice, period. I have recommended this product to multiple people.
Date published: 2014-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Long course fuel I use Perpetuem as my fuel for long training rides and IM races. I mix it with water in 3-hour bottles. The orange-vanilla flavor is my favorite.
Date published: 2014-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Same great results - nice flavor I have been using Perpetuem for about six years and usually get the orange-vanilla flavor as it is mild and easy to take even if a bit warm. I usually prepare in multi-hour bottles or use as a paste inside a Hammer flask on the bike. After trying the strawberry-vanilla flavor in Perpetuem Solids on a long run, I switched across the board. A great product, easy to digest and easy to get down even after hours on end of Z3 level heart rate. Just finished the St. George Ironman 70.3 with energy left over and I'm getting ready for the 25th Anniversary Full Vineman in July. Hammer On!
Date published: 2014-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Golden Key for Multi-hour, Multi-day Rides My wife and I are experienced, competitive age group triathletes, cyclists and runners. We enjoy multi-day cyclosportives and Gran Fondos in the mountains. We have always been physically fit and well-trained for events in which we took place. But we always struggled to enjoy the multi-hour, multi-day events. Until we researched it more deeply, we always felt we needed more training. WRONG. It took us years to understand that these events are about "feeding a high heart rate." We used to eat whatever was available at the aid stations. GI discomfort, energy depletion, physical exhaustion, cramping, psychological distress and "toughing it out" to the finish were the result. Then we found the Hammer education materials, read them carefully, tested them and put them into action. On mountain rides of 5-8 hours, we now use Perpetuem and Endurolytes exclusively. At 5'11" and 155lbs racing weight, I mix 5 scoops of Perpetuem with water into a 3 hour feed bottle providing 225 cals/hr of nutrition. At 5'5" and 127lbs racing weight, we mix 4 scoops into the same for my wife, providing her 180 cals/hr. We ensure that we each sip from the feed bottle every twenty minutes such that 1/3 of the bottle is used every hour. We carry a ziplock bag with pre-measured Perpetuem to remix a second feed bottle at an aid station half or three-quarters the way through the ride. On top of this, we each drink 500-750ml of pure water for hydration every hour depending on heat and humidity, plus one Endurolyte for full spectrum electrolyte and mineral replacement every hour for myself and one every 1.5 hours for my wife. We eat no other food on these rides except an occasional HEED gel in the latter hours if we are feeling hungry. This approach has made a MASSIVE difference in our success at these events. Our energy is stable, there is no GI distress, we've total eliminated cramping, not to mention wasted time, variability and doubt about what to eat at feed stations, plus our recovery for the next day's ride is immeasurably superior. THANK YOU Hammer for making these rides a joy for us rather than a grudge match between physical discomfort and the will to finish. People may not believe it until they try it themselves, but if you fuel the furnace with the right fuel in the right amounts at the right time, it makes life SO much more enjoyable and successful on the multi-hour and multi-day events.
Date published: 2014-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hammer products I ran my first ultra a 43 mile trail race that was tough & technical. I used Perpetuem, gel & endurolytes in a paste form and also used the Race Caps Supreme before the race and anti-fatigue caps and endurance aminos during the race. I felt awesome the whole race, no stomach issues and my recovery was remarkable. Hardly any soreness after. I love love love Hammer products. Thanks for making such great products.
Date published: 2014-05-15