Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: I know its not recommended

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Moderator joey54's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2001
    Location
    Palmyra, PA
    Posts
    5,730

    I know its not recommended

    Anyone use both the pre-workout mix and also drink some coffee in a relatively close time span?


    AtLarge Nutrition Supplements Get the best supplements and help support Wannabebig!

    Just get under the bar!

  2. #2
    Senior Member D-RAS03's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Northwest, PA
    Posts
    237
    I have once and it was a horrible mistake. I think I used Jacked. Which by itselfs already made me shaky. Together I was ready to go to the hospital. I couldn't even stand.
    Age:28 Height:5'9" Weight:180


    AtLarge Nutrition Supplements Get the best supplements and help support Wannabebig!

  3. #3
    Become Unbreakable Mark!'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Dallas Area, TX
    Posts
    3,628
    Yes, I don't like it, makes me feel like what I'd guess a meth addict would feel like. (Drug interdiction classes, no personal experience, jerks). I've taken my ECA and C4 relatively close together, shakes and jittery. I don't mind the focus and intensity I get, just the shakes that bother me. I've learned if I do this, I can take my ECA, eat some peanut butter, then take a Pre WO, it's not bad.
    "Light Weight"

    260's by May

  4. #4
    OVERCOME krazylarry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Bx, NY
    Posts
    401
    i do, no problem for me
    FOREVER
    STRONGER
    THAN
    ALL

  5. #5
    Tap, Rack, Bacon ncsuLuke's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    1,372
    Depends on the preworkout and the amount of coffee. I got a free sample of NOExplode one time so I figured why the hell not. Took the whole thing which has something like 325mg of caffeine and holy shit that stuff rocked me. I have four shots of espresso every morning to start my day that barely phases me so I figured I could handle that no problem. I would hate to have coffee with that stuff. I have had some other preworkouts that weren't nearly as high in caffeine and I could easily have a cup of normal strength coffee with it.

    If you want to drink coffee that bad and workout in the morning I would just get the other active ingredients in bulk and take those before your workout and have your coffee. Coffee is the one thing that keeps me from ever trying IF, I like my coffee with half and half way too much, could skip the rest of breakfast no problem.

  6. #6
    Senior Member Jonathan E's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    478
    Haven't done pre-workouts in years in order to obey the NCAA testing rules. Most of the content in major brands would test positive in a heart beat.

    I've stuck with coffee in the off season. Sometimes mix it with pepsi in order to get "hyphe mud" or whatever it's called. Basically a prison pre-workout solution lol.
    Bench: 350
    Squat: 475
    Dead: 500

    "All people dream but not equally. Those who dream by night in the recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous ones, for they may act their dream with open eyes to make it possible."

  7. #7
    Westside Bencher Travis Bell's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Westside Barbell, OH
    Posts
    8,920
    I do and it doesn't bother me at all. I have a pretty high tolerance to caffeine though even though I don't consume much more than 2 cups of coffee a day.


    AtLarge Nutrition Supplements Get the best supplements and help support Wannabebig!

    Superior Athletics - Northeast Ohio's Center for Athlete Training
    *Westside Barbell Certified Gym

  8. #8
    Administrator chris mason's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2001
    Location
    Charlottesville, VA
    Posts
    12,657
    The answer to the question is individual. I am so inured to caffeine these days I can do it no problem, but for some it would be a major concern. That is why we recommend against it.


    AtLarge Nutrition Supplements Get the best supplements and help support Wannabebig!

Similar Threads

  1. Recommended Workouts
    By colinS3 in forum Powerlifting and Strength Training
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-05-2011, 03:12 PM
  2. Recommended reading
    By wrestlemaniac in forum Bodybuilding & Weight Training
    Replies: 37
    Last Post: 03-15-2006, 02:45 PM
  3. Recommended reads?
    By DjArcadian in forum Diet and Nutrition
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-25-2005, 10:47 AM
  4. Recommended Macronutrients
    By bassman09 in forum Diet and Nutrition
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 03-21-2005, 07:48 PM
  5. Best/ recommended cheeses?
    By PizDoff in forum Diet and Nutrition
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 10-08-2003, 11:18 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •