Gatorade Chews vs. Clif Blok vs. Hydrafuel Electrolyte Gummies

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Energy and electrolyte chews are popular with athletes and workers alike. Physical exertion, especially in the heat and sun, can take a lot out of you, and it takes balanced fuel and electrolytes to get you back on track. Let’s look at popular energy and electrolyte gummies/chews and compare ingredients to prepare you for your next big workout. 

Why Do You Need Fuel When Working Out?

Taking carbohydrates or glucose when exercising helps support energy levels, mental focus, and hydration. 

  • Carbohydrates break down into easy fuel for your muscles during training sessions. 
  • Carbohydrates support fast, effective hydration by helping your digestive tract absorb water and sodium in an optimal ratio. 

One of the first signs of dehydration is fatigue. Using fuel to stay optimally hydrated by combining carbohydrates with electrolytes supports every part of an excellent workout, training, or race. 

What is the Best Form of Electrolytes to Take?

Electrolyte gummies or chews are rising in popularity because of their quick action combined with ease and convenience. Gummies start digesting or dissolving in your mouth, releasing their ingredients into your bloodstream through your mouth’s thin, vascular skin. 

Other types of electrolyte supplements are digested and absorbed through the stomach or small intestine. This process can take much longer than the 1-3 minutes it will take to feel the effects of electrolyte gummies. 

Choosing gummies as your source of electrolytes helps you stay hydrated simply by being ready the instant you feel yourself drooping. No powders, mixing, shaking, or lugging around an extra drink bottle. Choosing gummies that will hold their shape in the heat is recommended, especially if they’ll be in a pocket during a long event. 

What are the Best Electrolytes?

Let’s look at the best electrolytes for fast, effective hydration that won’t upset your stomach. Electrolytes are most effective when taken in the correct combination and ratio. Too much of one, or not enough of another, can lead to poor hydration or digestive upset. If you’re a serious athlete of any stripe, you’ve likely experienced the odd unpleasant reaction to an electrolyte supplement. Factors like dehydration level, exertion, and level of nutrition could influence how your body absorbs (or doesn’t) an electrolyte chew or gummy. 

The World Health Organization recommends the following electrolytes for fast, effective hydration. 

  • Sodium

  • Chloride

  • Glucose

  • Potassium

  • Citrate

These tiny particles of electrically charged minerals (other than glucose) permeate your body and work together in a complex yet precise fashion to support essential body functions like hydration, muscle contractions like your heartbeat, and your nervous system communicating with your body. 

Electrolyte supplementation is essential for any activity in the heat, especially if it’s strenuous. This applies to work and play (and play that is work). Performance athletes know the importance of supplementing on long races or training; as you sweat, you lose these vital minerals, which starts internal imbalances in hydration, pH, etc., that lead to fatigue, fogginess, and slow reflexes. If you lose too many electrolytes through exertion without regular replenishment, your performance and, potentially, your health can suffer. But, not every electrolyte chew is created equal. 

Comparing Electrolyte Gummies and Chews

How do some of the popular electrolyte chews compare to each other? Let’s take a peek at Gatorade Endurance Chews, Clif Bloks, and Seattle Gummy’s (SGC) HydraFuel gummy.


Gatorade Endurance Chews  

HydraFuel Hydration + Fuel Gummy

Clif Bloks

















Zinc citrate












Enhance Your Performance with Electrolyte Gummies

Feel the effects of advanced gummy technology and an optimized blend of fast-acting electrolytes and fuel from the HydraFuel hydration gummy. SGC gummies work within minutes and hold their shape in the heat, so they’re ready whether you’re in a warm gym, hot car, or outside. Athletes are excited there’s now a product that hydrates and fuels quickly and effectively. Enjoy the superior performance that comes with the SGC HydraFuel gummy.