Jul 23, 2009 12:44pm

sprocket sprocket
18 posts

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I know the best thing is proper sleep and diet but I am having some crazy times. I have tired the OTC drinks (monster, red bull, etc) But I was wondering what everyone else uses to help.

Aug 1, 2009 11:28am

jake2009 jake2009
31 posts

Hi sprocket,

I used to consume huge amounts of caffeine, especially when I was overseas. I would stay awake for days at a time, so it would’ve been impossible without it.

Of course I continued this habit when I got home. I then found out that I had a severe case of anxiety and PTSD, and that consuming caffeine would only make these things worse.

Alright, that’s enough about me….The bad thing about drinks like Monster and Red Bull is the crash you get from them. Sure, you might feel pumped up for a couple hours, but it quickly wears off and you feel worse than before you had it.

I found that consuming green tea (whether a cold, bottled product or the tea bag in hot water version) gave me a little energy boost without the nasty crash.

One last thing – If you’re going to drink monster, make sure you have the blue one (low-carb). The green one has about 300 calories, and I don’t even remember the sugar and carb content. People that drink this one like it’s water will probably notice a little weight gain, much like those that drink a lot of soda.

Hope this helped you out a little……

Front Line Fitness

Aug 14, 2009 11:13am

OldGoat OldGoat
263 posts

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I am a coffee nut trying to cut down – so I use ExtraEnergy from Genuine Health

It still has caffeine – albeit “naturally occurring”. I think it is a healthy alternative and sure beats the heck out of those OTC energy drinks.

Aug 14, 2009 11:28am

dianebl dianebl
942 posts

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Aug 14, 2009 12:03pm

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266 posts

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I use breathing (pranayama) to refresh mind and keep focussed, and chunks of (black) sugar to get instant physical energy. That works much better than all the energy crap products I have tried, as you always find yourself even more tired a few minutes later. And well, sugar is sugar, if you have to take some, get quality at low price.

I drink coffee and tea but I am not addicted to cafeine in that way. I need it as a painkiller sometimes, not to keep concentrated because you tend to get nervousness at the same time as the boost. Even you don’t notice, others find you unpleasant, not as patient as you should…

Aug 14, 2009 2:19pm

Br@ndon Br@ndon
2 posts

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I use FRS energy drink. It works pretty good and is healthy for your body.

Apr 28, 2010 5:17pm

huck4bucks huck4bucks
1 post

Hi guys,
Longtime lurker. I’d like to hear from someone that’s actually tried FRS. I’ve been reading some FRS reviews online, but who knows what’s real and what’s not.

They have a free trial, but it seems like it could be one of those things where if I forget to cancel within 30 days I’ll get hit with a huge credit card charge.

Is it worth it?

May 7, 2010 9:45am

txguy35 txguy35
3 posts

Monster, Full Throttle and most other OTC energy drinks are nothing more than a can full of sugar. And sugar is not what you want in your diet.

You should try a muli-vitamin for active adults or something like the P90x Peak Health or the Performance Formula or even the Performance Pack from Beachbody, they incerease your energy and help speed up your recovery time.

Heres’ the link, http://beachbodycoach.com/txguy35

If you have any questions just shoot me an email.

May 8, 2010 5:02pm

Debbie911 Debbie911
43 posts

I Burned 5,000 Calories! I Lost 10 Lbs!

well I’ve been working on cardio and weights 3 to 4 times a weeks now for 3 months. Last week I strated feeling really tired after my work outs and the next day only a couple hours after waking up. I’m not losing lbs but am losing inches and adding muscle. Because I’ve been so tired lately I just strated takign a daily vitamin which I shoudl have been taking all along. I think I am demanding more out of my body than I am putting back in.

May 12, 2010 10:16pm

flexkavana flexkavana
5 posts

Caffeine is not bad, it’s the sugars and simple carbs in all those energy drinks thats going to ruin you nutritionally.

I would stick to a decent pre workout shake with no sugars and then rely on your complex carbs and healthy calories to get you through the rest of the day.

Jun 1, 2010 3:00pm

joag joag
1 post

A synergistic combination of vitamins,superfruits and antioxidants has done wonders for my energy level.

Jul 26, 2011 7:00am

DaniPower DaniPower
12 posts

I think the main issue that we all have is absorbing the energy straight away. Obviously there are the old fashioned methods like a banana before your work out. I’ve actually found that when I am doing cardio, energy patches actually work quite well


Hope this helps guys x

Aug 1, 2011 9:13am

drsalman764 drsalman764
3 posts

I am a professional and in case of the real fatigue i mostly used pagg stack supplement
this is amazing

Aug 7, 2011 4:53pm

markalen001 markalen001
6 posts

Different people have got different choice of diet and supplement but they all choose their diet wisely and knowingly what is good for them. You should choose your diet yourself where you can get all the necessary bodybuilding supplements equally.

Aug 15, 2011 9:39pm

Jesse89 Jesse89
1 post

A buddy at my gym uses fulvic minerals and it seems to work great for him so i decided to give it a try and it helps with energy and pre/post work-out soreness. you should give it a shot.

Sep 19, 2011 1:54pm

MihaelaLathrom MihaelaLathrom
15 posts

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I am breastfeeding now so i cant use caffeine, but what i would do before, was have one of those 5 hour energy shot……or sometimes, just half of the shot before i would go do my speedwalking (about 5 miles). I would also try to stay away from sugar during the day before using the caffeine……cause i heard thats what causes the crashing.

I would use half a shot also to deal with the next day fatigue that came with strenous workout from the day before. and that seemed to help keep my energy up when i felt like i was good for nothing.

and along side that, i make sure to take my daily multi-vitamin, and B-12 lozenges. And also make sure my movements are regular (sounds gross i know. But when your body isnt functioning properly it can really affect your energy and really mess with the clarity in your thinking. fatigue and depression are the last thing you need when trying to live a healthy happy life.)

Oct 30, 2011 6:36pm

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13 posts

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Dec 22, 2011 1:22am

Wincenty Wincenty
3 posts

Supplements and Gaining Weight:

A best quality multivitamin and mineral supplement is a good concept for weight gain,
But make sure you are getting all the
necessary vitamins and minerals taht you need.such as creatine and glut amine……

Jan 5, 2012 10:25pm

ved123 ved123
34 posts

I want to request you don’t use any drugs for good sleep. because after some time you will get addicted to this drugs and it is very harmful for your health. You know very well that for goof health exercise is good medicine. When will do more work and exercise you will get tired and after that you can sleep well and if you get a good sleep proper food you will stay healthy. Try to avoid to take Supplements and all.

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