The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
Latest Article

The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
More Recent Articles
Contrast Training for Size
By: Lee Boyce
An Interview with Marianne Kane of Girls Gone Strong
By: Jordan Syatt
What Supplements Should I be Taking? By: Jay Wainwright
Bench Like a Girl By: Julia Ladewski
Some Thoughts on Building a Big Pull By: Christopher Mason

Facebook Join Facebook Group       Twitter Follow on Twitter       rss Subscribe via RSS
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Senior Member synonymous's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Posts
    176

    Energy Drinks: Monster Energy in particular

    The only real energy drink I've had is pre-workout, which gave me a good smooth ride throughout my training and also helped on none training days when I was crawling to get to the end of the day.

    I'm out of Pre-workout but still training hard. However, I had a couple of really long days where by the end (I teach privately) I felt sorry for the kids I was teaching because mentally and physically I was exhausted. So, I decided to pound back a Monster Energy Zero.

    I don't know if it was a placebo effect or if it worked, but I got through the last couple of hours focused. Are there drinks that definitely work? Are there ones to stay away from. I only plan on using them during working hours towards the end of the day when I need that extra boost.
    Ban Censors Donít Let ___ Stop___
    Love Your Enemies - It Really Messes with Their Minds

  2.    Support Wannabebig and use AtLarge Nutrition Supplements!


  3. #2
    Wannabebig Member gaz90's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    ireland
    Posts
    97
    yea anything with caffeine really. but drinks like monster and redbull have much more caffeine than a coffee for example.while the caffeine will work, you can become less sensitive to it. so only use it when you need to.

    I drink well over 10 cups of coffee everyday, i just like the taste, caffeine doesnt do shit for me anymore unless im really exhausted. the same goes for pre-workout supps.

    i dont like the idea of taking mad doses of caffeine before training, while i was in the army i heard of to many incidents of very fit soldiers having heart attacks and even dying while out on a run. the shops in the infantry training camp even stopped selling energy drinks when i was there.
    last meet, GPC, Irish Open: 03/11/2012
    @ 82.5kg/ 181 junior raw
    S: 192.5kg/424
    B: 130 kg/286
    D: 225kg/495
    best gym lifts:
    S: 182.5kg/400
    B: 135 kg/300
    D: 220 kg/485

  4. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    141
    I crash hard after drinking energy drinks, so I'd rather find a good pre-workout/ caff pill to take.

Similar Threads

  1. energy drinks
    By runriot26 in forum Diet and Nutrition
    Replies: 34
    Last Post: 08-10-2007, 03:01 PM
  2. Energy Drinks
    By LivinItUp in forum Bodybuilding & Weight Training
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 07-26-2006, 07:42 PM
  3. Red Bull/energy drinks
    By jed in forum Diet and Nutrition
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 08-22-2005, 04:58 PM
  4. Need info on Energy supplements or drinks.
    By Dereksolo in forum Diet and Nutrition
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-29-2004, 08:43 PM
  5. Good energy bars or drinks....
    By Justin12286 in forum Diet and Nutrition
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-11-2002, 07:22 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
  •