Healthspan Elite Caffeine Gum

We try the Healthspan Elite Caffeine Gum to see how it helps us perform.

Golf Monthly Verdict

A healthy way to get an extra boost of energy during a round of golf. The mint flavour means its similar to conventional gum but the added caffeine and vitamins make it a great golf supplement.

Reasons to buy
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    A great supplement to help you finish a round of golf strong. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Reasons to avoid
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    Minty taste doesn't last as long as you'd like.

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We try the Healthspan Elite Caffeine Gum to see how it helps us perform during a round of golf.

Healthspan Elite Caffeine Gum Review

We all know that maintaining concentration over four full hours on the golf course is a significant challenge, particularly towards the end of a game. As fatigue sets in, we can start to lose the edge.

This caffeine gum from Healthspan can help you keep that edge right to the final putt.

These pieces of mint flavoured gum contain 100mg of caffeine each and they can help you retain mental alertness during a long and testing round of golf.

The right amount of caffeine can help energise you and these gums deliver just that right amount at times when you need it most.

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As such, these caffeine gums from Healthspan Elite are a big favourite of golfers. Each one contains 100mg of caffeine, just a little bit more than a can of Red Bull (250ml can = 80mg of caffeine) and they give a pretty instant kick.

That’s because the gum is being chewed and so the caffeine is in the salivary fluid, allowing the taste buds to send a message to the brain that caffeine is on its way.

You'll see 85% absorption in just 10-15 minutes while the gum also includes vitamins B3, B6 and B12.

The product has undergone rigorous testing for a wide range of substances banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to provide the highest levels of assurance possible for athletes.

They come in handy packets of 10 so can be easily kept in the golf bag and reached for when necessary and you can take up to four pieces a day.

They definitely come in very handy for the final few holes when you’re looking to finish strong. If you need that extra boost to get over the line, Healthspan Elite Kick-Start Caffeine Gum could give you the edge.

Fergus Bisset
Contributing Editor

Fergus is Golf Monthly's resident expert on the history of the game and has written extensively on that subject. He is a golf obsessive and 1-handicapper. Growing up in the North East of Scotland, golf runs through his veins and his passion for the sport was bolstered during his time at St Andrews university studying history. He went on to earn a post graduate diploma from the London School of Journalism. Fergus has worked for Golf Monthly since 2004 and has written two books on the game; "Great Golf Debates" together with Jezz Ellwood of Golf Monthly and the history section of "The Ultimate Golf Book" together with Neil Tappin , also of Golf Monthly. 

Fergus once shanked a ball from just over Granny Clark's Wynd on the 18th of the Old Course that struck the St Andrews Golf Club and rebounded into the Valley of Sin, from where he saved par. Who says there's no golfing god?