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FIRE START™ – ENERGY BOOST FOR YOUR BODY!

Intensive physical effort is a great metabolic challenge for the body – it requires the efficient functioning of many various biochemical pathways of energy generation, the demand for which may be even 20 to 30 times higher during exercise than during rest.  Carbohydrates, namely glucose, constitute the basic source of energy during all types of activity. It can be obtained by working muscles from the following sources (resources): muscle glycogen, supplying the largest amounts of glucose during high-intensity workouts which do not exceed 100 minutes, liver glycogen, constituting the primary source of glucose during long-term medium-intensity workouts.
As the workout progresses, glycogen resources become gradually depleted. When the duration of low-intensity physical effort increases considerably, free fatty acids originating from the decomposition of fat tissue become the primary sources of energy for working muscles.

In order to maintain high intensity of physical effort, individuals who practice sports are recommended to ingest carbohydrates during their workout (1,2); it is particularly important if the training session exceeds one hour. In that case, athletes should consume 0.7 g of carbohydrates per kilogram of body weight per hour, and professional athletes, engaging in particularly strenuous workouts, should consume even 90 g per hour (during training sessions exceeding 2 hours). Furthermore, research has shown that carbohydrates, which are the sources of glucose only (4, 5, 6), should be provided in the form of a mixture of glucose and fructose, which significantly increases the oxidation ratio of exogenous carbohydrates and exercise capacity (3).   


AN ADVANCED COMPLEX OF ENERGY COMPONENTS!

FIRE START™ energy gel is a perfect, concentrated source of energy for physically active individuals during prolonged workout sessions




Chart 1. Oxidation ratio of the ingested carbohydrates (glucose + fructose) in the function of their supplied quantities, during medium-intensity physical activity
Data adapted from: Pfeiffer B. Carbohydrate intake and metabolism during prolonged endurance exercise. PhD Thesis. The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences. The University of Birmingham. May 2010

1 portion contains as much as 45 g of pure carbohydrates, originating from as many as 5 sources with different kinetics of absorption, whose molecules, which are produced by glucose and fructose, support the energy generation in anaerobic processes



Chart 2. The level of glucose in the blood during three hours of cycling at 50% Wmax in a group of individuals ingesting carbohydrates (yellow) and placebo (blue)
Data adapted from Stellingwerff T. et al., Plugers Arch. 2007; 454(4): 635-647.
 

MCT oil – an ultra-concentrated form of energy, supplying twice as much energy than the same quantity of carbohydrates. Triglycerides with medium-chain fatty acids which, following absorption from the digestive tract, may be used by the working muscles much faster (than the fats with normal-length chains), constitute a substrate for energy generation in aerobic processes. Research has shown that short-term administration of small quantities of MCT oil may decrease the level of lactates in the blood and the feeling of fatigue, thus considerably increasing the duration of a high-intensity workout.



  Chart 3. Duration of physical effort until exhaustion at a workload corresponding to 80% peak VO2 (as continuation after 40 minutes at a workload corresponding to 60% VO2); MCT – medium-chain triglycerides, LCT – long-chain triglycerides
Data adapted from: Nosaka N, Suzuki Y, Nagatoishi A, Kasai M, Wu J, Taguchi M. Effect of ingestion of medium-chain triacylglycerols on moderate- and high-intensity exercise in recreational athletes. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2009 Apr;55(2):120-5.
 

Beta-alanine – one of the basic substances preventing the decrease of intracellular pH, which may impair the effectiveness of ATP production and, as a result, decrease exercise capacity



Chart 4. Changes in physical working capacity in a 6-week cycle in a group taking supplements of beta-alanine (golden) and taking no supplements (blue)
Adapted from Smith AE et al. Effects of β-alanine supplementation and high-intensity interval training on endurance performance and body composition in men; a double-blind trial. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2009;6:5-5.

 

Glucuronolactone – participates in the detoxification of the body (8) while acting in synergy with beta-alanine
Caffeine – accelerates nerve conduction and the power of muscle contractions at a considerably lower frequency of stimulation and additionally reduces the use of glycogen resources in the body while accelerating the release of fatty acids from the fat tissue. Such an activity profile is highly beneficial, particularly during endurance exercises whose duration will be conditional upon the level of glycogen reserves in the body (9).


Chart 5. Distance run in 10-minute intervals during a simulated football match, with observation of a group taking the caffeine supplement (3 mg per kilogram of body mass; golden) and taking no supplements (blue).
Adapted from Del Coso J et al. Effects of a Caffeine-Containing Energy Drink on Simulated Soccer Performance. PLoS ONE 7(2): e31380, 2012.
 

The remainder of the product's ingredients exhibits full synergy of action in terms of supporting the body during the intensive work of the nervous system (including magnesium) or conversions of carbohydrates and proteins (B-group vitamins); additional antioxidants (vitamins C and E) protect cellular proteins from the destructive influence of free radicals, produced in enormous quantities during prolonged physical exercise.

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Literature:
1. ACSM. Nutrition and Athletic Performance. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2009;41(3):709-731.
2. Jeukendrup A. Carbohydrate feeding during exercise. Eur J Sport Sci 2008 March 2008;8(2):77-86.
3. Currell K, Jeukendrup A. Superior endurance performance with ingestion of multiple transportable carbohydrates. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2008 Feb;40(2):275-81.
4. Jeukendrup A, Moseley L, Mainwaring G, Samuels S, Perry S, CH M. Exogenous carbohydrate oxidation during ultraendurance exercise. J Appl Physiol 2006;100 1134-41.
5. Wallis G, Rowlands D, Shaw C, Jentjens R, Jeukendrup A. Oxidation of combined ingestion of maltodextrins and fructose during exercise. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2005;37(3):426-32.
6. Jentjens RL, Jeukendrup AE. High rates of exogenous carbohydrate oxidation from a mixture of glucose and fructose ingested during prolonged cycling exercise. Br J Nutr 2005 Apr;93(4):485-92.
7. Nosaka N, Suzuki Y, Nagatoishi A, Kasai M, Wu J, Taguchi M. Effect of ingestion of medium-chain triacylglycerols on moderate- and high-intensity exercise in recreational athletes. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2009 Apr;55(2):120-5.
8. Tamura S, Tsutsumi S, Ito H, Nakai K, Masuda M.. Effects of glucuronolactone and the other carbohydrates on the biochemical changes produced in the living body of rats by hard exercise. Jpn J Pharmacol. 1968 Mar;18(1):30-8.
Tarnopolsky MA. Caffeine and endurance performance. Sports Med. 1994 Aug;18(2):109-25
Ingredients: glucose-fructose syrup, water, glucose syrup, collagen hydrolysate, taurine, L-carnitine-L-tartrate, 0,6% palm oil medium-chain triglycerides oil (MCT oil); acidity regulators - citric acid, malic acid, sodium citrates; magnesium salts of citric acid, 0,3% beta-alanine, thickener – sodium carboxy methyl cellulose; flavourings, preservatives - sorbic acid, sodium benzoate; sodium chloride, emulsifier - lecithins (from soy), glucuronolactone, caffeine, DL-alpha-tocopheryl acetate – vit. E, nicotinamide – niacin, thiamine hydrochloride - vit. B1, cyanocobalamin – vit. B12, colours: carotenes, carmines, riboflavins (for orange flavour), carmines (for cherry flavour).

Nutrition information
1  sachet (80 g)
2  sachets (160 g) Per 100 g
Energy 847 kJ/ 199 kcal 1693 kJ/ 399 kcal 1058 kJ/249 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
0,6 g
0,5 g
1,1 g
1,0 g
0,7 g
0,6 g
Carbohydrates
of which sugars
44 g
32 g
89 g
64 g
 55 g
40 g
Fibre 0 g 0 g 0 g
Protein 4,2 g 8,4 g 5,2 g
Salt 2,7 g 5,4 g 3,4 g
Vitamin B1 0,55 mg (50%*) 1,1 mg (100%*) 0,69 mg (63%*)
Niacin (mg NE) 8 mg (50%*) 16 mg (100%*) 10 mg (63%*)
Vitamin E 6 mg (50%*) 12 mg (100%*) 7,5 mg (63%*)
Vitamin B12 1,25 µg (50%*) 2,5 µg (100%*) 1,56 µg (63%*)
Magnesium 57 mg (15%*) 114 mg (30%*) 71 m (19%*)
Sodium 1,1 g 2,1 g 1,3 g
Taurine 1000 mg 2000 mg 1250 mg
L-carnitine 600 mg 1200 mg 750 mg
MCT oil 500 mg 1000 mg 625 mg
Beta-alanine 250 mg 500 mg 313 mg
Glucuronolactone 75 mg 150 mg 94 mg
Caffeine 50 mg 100 mg 62,5 mg

*NRV - nutrient reference values
Recommended use: Take 1 - 2 sachets daily depending on the intensity of training.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet.
A varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle are recommended.

Warning: Contains caffeine. Not recommended for children or pregnant women (caffeine content: 50 mg/ 1 sachet = 80 g, 100 mg/ 2 sachets = 160 g). The product should not be taken by breast-feeding women and by people with heart conditions, hypertension and hypersensitive to any of the constituents of the product. Keep out of reach of children.

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