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Product Detail & Benefits

Description:

Unless you complement your carbohydrate source with protein, your body will start to digest its own muscle tissue (for protein) for energy after about 90 minutes of hard exercise. When your training takes you beyond the range of Hammer Gel alone, you can rely on Sustained Energy with its 7:1 carbohydrate to protein ratio. Sustained Energy contains a superior blend of complex carbohydrates, a precise amount of GMO-free protein, and a few carefully selected micronutrients that all work synergistically to provide consistent, long-lasting energy. With Sustained Energy, you'll have 100% confidence in your fuel, even during your longest and hardest training sessions and races. Without any added flavoring or sweeteners, it has a pleasant neutral flavor.

Since 1992 Sustained Energy has stood the test of time in every conceivable endurance and ultra-endurance event. No matter how difficult or lengthy your exercise or race is, Sustained Energy will come through every time, and keep you going mile after mile, hour after hour.

Benefits:

Hammer Nutrition's original long distance fuel, Sustained Energy has attained a legendary status in the world of endurance sports since its introduction in 1992. Tested and proven in virtually every endurance event on the planet, Sustained Energy, with its unique 7:1 carbohydrate to protein ratio and it's neutral flavor is still the first choice of thousands of athletes. After about two hours of exercise, you need to have some protein in your fuel or you will start to cannibalize or break down precious muscle tissue. So when your exercise goes beyond the range of Hammer Gel or HEED alone, Sustained Energy is ready to serve you, providing premium fuel complemented with specific nutrients that support enhanced fat utilization and lactic acid buffering.

Give Sustained Energy a try—you'll have 100% confidence in your fuel—and you'll understand why it's been the choice of thousands of endurance athletes for well over a decade. For maximum fueling variety and flexibility during your longest and hardest training sessions and races, mix or alternate Sustained Energy with Hammer Gel, HEED, and/or Perpetuem.

Extra Benefits:
This unflavored product is ideally suited for athletes who want calories with as little taste and sweetness as possible. In addition, soy protein ensures that minimal ammonia will be released into the muscles, further reducing fatigue and tissue damage.

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

Notes:

Notes: You can make a concentrated solution of Sustained Energy and "nurse" it for several hours, alternating with sips of plain water from another bottle. You can also flavor Sustained Energy with your favorite flavor of Hammer Gel.

Nutrition Labels:

Sustained Energy
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 85 g (Approx 3 Level Scoops or single serving)
3 Level Scoops: 150 cc = 10.1 Tbsp = 30.4 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 320
Calories from Fat 5
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 220 mg 9%
Potassium 25 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 69 g 23%
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%
Sugars 5 g
Protein 10 g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4%
Iron 10%
Thiamin 2%
Folate 6%
Phosphorus 10%
Iodine 25%
Magnesium 2%
Zinc 4%
Copper 6%
Manganese 90%
Chromium 8%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Isolated Soy Protein, Amino Acids (L-Carnosine, L-Carnitine, L-Tartrate), Choline Bitartrate, Chromium Polynicotinate.
Contains:Soy
This product is processed in a facility that also processes dairy, egg, and wheat products.

Sustained Energy does not contain:

Wheat, gluten, dairy, added simple sugars, stimulants, fad ingredients, or artificial flavors, colors, or sweeteners. If an "endurance fuel" contains any of the above ingredients, it may cause unwanted side effects that may actually hinder your performance.

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Product Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Energy for long training Sessions I have been using Sustained Energy for training rides and racing exceeding 3 hours for several years now. I like the unflavored source of high quality energy when I am on the bike or my Nordic skis while racing endurance events. The formula doesn't provide any gastro stress and I can add any flavor I wish if I need something different for taste. I use this and Hammer Gel regularly.
Date published: 2015-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from exceptional product I have used Sustained Energy for a year now and I like how gives me that fuel when I least expect it, there is flutters no real highs or lows, just there when I need it the most, and knowing that it will be there makes me feel better knowing that I will have the fuel on a long ride...and what is even better is that it does not cause me any stomach issues.
Date published: 2015-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product That Actually Works I purchased this expecting the worst. Other energy drinks I had used in the past were way too sweet and caused stomach issues on long runs. This product is very neutral tasting and was easy on my stomach. I have not bonked once since using this product and would recommend it to my friends.
Date published: 2014-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Energy on tap Sustained energy is well named. Mixed with Heed, it is my primary fuel for training and racing, along with some Hammer gel. I find that this mix does not upset my stomach and provides all the energy I need for multi-hour efforts. It is also so easy to consume while riding my bike.
Date published: 2014-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More than 13 miles - Must Have! I've been using Sustained Energy for 3 years. I use it during marathon training and during the event itself. I mix it with Heed and have had great success! The taste is likened to a Creamsicle. It keeps me fueled so all I have to think about is running faster than the competition!
Date published: 2014-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tried and very true I have used Sustained Energy for two years now and don't see myself changing. Just ran the Telluride Mountain run, a mountain ultra of 38 miles with 14,000 feet gain and used this product the whole race. Awesome stuff and I get no GI issues when I use it!
Date published: 2015-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME PRODUCT I have long used Sustained Energy in ultra races and it always delivers. The mild taste does not get old over many hours of use and, when used in conjunction with Hammer Gel, Heed, Endurolytes, and Hammer Gel provides an awesome nutrition plan.
Date published: 2015-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for Everesting I used Sustained Energy when Everesting 'The Gillies' - 22 hours, 416km, 9000m climbing. No GI issues. The lack of flavour is a life saver on such a long ride! I'll be using this for my next Ironman event too. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2015-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just Perfect! I used this for the first time training and racing the RAAM Texas Cycling Challenge - 400 mile race. I finished in 27:21 and this stuff was great. No issues. I will now implement this into my Ironman training. I highly recommend.
Date published: 2015-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect Endurance fuel I Use sustained energy for every work out longer than 2 hours. I also use it during my work day to keep energy up without too many extra empty calories. Its the perfect combination or fuel to keep you going without any GI issues!
Date published: 2015-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Much better than gels I've used Sustained Energy for several long runs and find it much more effective than gels at maintaining energy levels. It mixes easily and the taste is "neutral" as stated, but I've added a bit of chocolate syrup for flavor.
Date published: 2014-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I used Sustained Energy as a paste for a marathon a week ago. It provided the necessary fuel during the race. My recovery was better and I'm still tailoring Sustained Energy to meet my needs. Smooth flavor. Thank you.
Date published: 2015-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Indurance = Sustained Energy I've used Sustained Energy for 4 years and couldn't be happier. As a matter of fact I've gotten such good results, including a 24 hour event, that I've never even tried Perpetuem.
Date published: 2013-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sustained Energy helps me with my weightlifting I am a masters powerlifter and I take sustained energy before my workouts and before my competitions. It keeps my energy level up so I can train hard. Thanks Hammer!
Date published: 2014-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product Love it I do a lot of cycling and running the product give you what you need to push it to the limit
Date published: 2015-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sustained Energy Used it for a couple of rides more than 80 miles 9000 ft of climbing and no cramps and no bonk....
Date published: 2015-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hammer sustained Energy I bought this a month ago and I'm so happy with the product.
Date published: 2015-06-20
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