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Old 03-07-2008, 11:51 AM
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ok so i see a bunch of people drinking full throttles or redbulls WHILE working out..i know u need caffeine but that kind?? i think it's crazy but i see some big dudes drinking it..i personally would never do that but does that really work?..
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Old 03-07-2008, 12:18 PM
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You definitely do not NEED caffeine.

No do not drink that crap during a workout.
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Old 03-07-2008, 01:54 PM
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i never drink red bull...that shit tastes horrible...but i mix my creatine and citrulline malate with a sugar free energy drink...before workout...only thing i drink during is water...and if it's a long day...some malto/protein...
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Old 03-07-2008, 02:51 PM
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i never drink red bull...that shit tastes horrible...
i agree 100%

i just drink water during my workouts, but before my workouts i usually drink some coffee
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Old 03-07-2008, 03:06 PM
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water water water...all day long
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I believe caffeine causes vasoconstriction....
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Old 03-08-2008, 01:47 AM
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You definitely do not NEED caffeine.

No do not drink that crap during a workout.
Agreed.

They are basically more caffeinated sodas. If you want a caffeine rush take a caffeine caps (dirt cheap) or have a cup of black coffee but remember to stay hydrated.
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Old 03-08-2008, 10:14 AM
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I had found some research, nothing definitive (what research ever is) comparing coffee to pure caffeine and it suggested that caffeine tabs work better than coffee. Pity's sugar free energy drink would proabably fall into the same categorie as tabs for the most part.

But there may be some reasons, if you want to get "big" not to use caffeine pre-workout. I am starting to realize that a lot more people use it for a "boost" than I thought and not just as a cutting stack.

Maybe time for a caffeine pros and cons thread.

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I usually have a cup of coffee before my workout. I workout in the mornings so its usually the coffee I have when I wake up. I don't drink coffee specifically for the workout though and I have had 'coffeeless' morning. I really haven't seen a major difference in having coffee and not having coffee pre-workout, maybe I'm just immune because of all the coffee I drink lol.
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Old 03-08-2008, 10:36 AM
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Oh, yeah. Being a life-long coffee addict myself my moring coffee serves no other purpose but to make me semi-normal
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