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    Sugar Free Energy Drinks?


    So i gave'm up for awhile.. but im back in classes.
    pretty much addicted to these bishes again.

    mostly drinking MONSTER Absolutely Zero.. it claims to have zero calories, only 2 carbs.
    i just have a feeling this ****s terrible for me.. i'm on a clean bulk diet (for the most part, stress has caused a few cheats this week)
    is this crap going to get me fat or what??

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    If it has 2 carbs it can't be zero cals.Anything less then 5cals the food board can classify as "zero cal"
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    While it is zero calories, its not providing you with any nutrients either. I used to be in your boat, then i worked out that preworkout suppliments were cheaper to take than energy drinks and provided me with a bigger kick.

    Then i switched to drinking ON Amino Energy. It has caffine still but provides your body with essential amino acids. I think it also tastes better (grape, yum,) than any energy drink. I find while it doesnt have a lot of caffine but provides a satisfactory kick... but im not pumping myself full of caffine either. Win win.
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    ALL energy drinks are a waste of money.

    buy caffeine pills from walmart. 90ct for about $3. they are called 'jet alert' or 'stay awake'.

    each pill has 200mg of caffeine ( the amount usually in 1 energy drink ). take 1-2 pills and you're set.


    its absolutely insane how much money people waste on 5 hour energy or rockstar or monster. the tiny amounts of vitamins or taurine, etc cost almost nothing and don't really contribute to alertness.

    edit : to answer you're question though, the energy drinks with 8 cals ( 2 carbs) wont make you fat. sugar alcohol SUCKS though, so watch out for that.
    For me, the action IS the juice.
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    Im always worried about this too, i love energy drinks specifically the Monster Absolutely Zero you mentioned but like you said i feel like whats in it just plain isn't good for you. Im sure its about as good for you as any other zero calorie drink the flavoring systems used in them are kinda sketchy but it won't kill you or atleast it hasn't killed me yet. I'll keep drinking them till i find a study that says i shouldn't lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by soontobbeast View Post
    ALL energy drinks are a waste of money.

    buy caffeine pills from walmart. 90ct for about $3. they are called 'jet alert' or 'stay awake'.

    each pill has 200mg of caffeine ( the amount usually in 1 energy drink ). take 1-2 pills and you're set.


    its absolutely insane how much money people waste on 5 hour energy or rockstar or monster. the tiny amounts of vitamins or taurine, etc cost almost nothing and don't really contribute to alertness.

    edit : to answer you're question though, the energy drinks with 8 cals ( 2 carbs) wont make you fat. sugar alcohol SUCKS though, so watch out for that.
    yeah its partly the caffeine kick i like, obviously..but also sippin one of these kinda helps me stay focused.. idunno. its sort of a crutch. between that cigarettes and dry roasted peanuts or almonds. gotta have it.

    but yeah you're right.. breaking the bank feeding this habit..

    dude alcohol got me fat as ****.. i quit a year ago due to an allergic reaction that causes me to break out in handcuffs.. i dropped about 40lbs of fat since!! pretty amazing.



    Quote Originally Posted by jumpshot903 View Post
    Im always worried about this too, i love energy drinks specifically the Monster Absolutely Zero you mentioned but like you said i feel like whats in it just plain isn't good for you. Im sure its about as good for you as any other zero calorie drink the flavoring systems used in them are kinda sketchy but it won't kill you or atleast it hasn't killed me yet. I'll keep drinking them till i find a study that says i shouldn't lol
    know what im sayin bro!! god damn. im kind of worried about the ingrediant "sucralose" gonna look into that here shortly..

    Quote Originally Posted by Docmattic View Post
    While it is zero calories, its not providing you with any nutrients either. I used to be in your boat, then i worked out that preworkout suppliments were cheaper to take than energy drinks and provided me with a bigger kick.

    Then i switched to drinking ON Amino Energy. It has caffine still but provides your body with essential amino acids. I think it also tastes better (grape, yum,) than any energy drink. I find while it doesnt have a lot of caffine but provides a satisfactory kick... but im not pumping myself full of caffine either. Win win.
    yeah i use wyked on a regular basis, but i dont wanna burn out on that stuff just to hit the books. although this ON Amino Energy sounds interesting..gonna check it out thanks
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    You're totally fine -- the only thing it's gonna impact is your wallet.

    Gas stations around here usually have good 2 for $3 deals on the sugar free versions of Rockstar and Amp which is sweet and sometimes they have the big 32 oz cans for < $2.00.

    Did you ever drink Rip-It when it was around? So good and only $0.99 for a 16 oz! Delicious.
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    I got a big 'ole 32 ounce Monster Absolutely Zero in my fridge for before work tommorow water just gets boring these are my cheats before work and workouts.
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    Sugar Free RockStar (White Can) are my energy drink of choice
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDarkHalf View Post
    Sugar Free RockStar (White Can) are my energy drink of choice
    i suck deez down all day
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    you can get a case of 24 on amazon for like 45 bucks shipped
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    I have an allergic reaction to booze too- once i start- i cant stop
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeekPoop View Post
    i suck deez down all day
    haha glad to know im not the only one

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDarkHalf View Post
    you can get a case of 24 on amazon for like 45 bucks shipped
    errr wait..isnt that like the same price as buying in store??

    Quote Originally Posted by schwellington View Post
    I have an allergic reaction to booze too- once i start- i cant stop
    haha i feel ya brother..its a biotch ain't it
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    I can get a case for ~$32 from Sam's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Red Dog View Post
    You're totally fine -- the only thing it's gonna impact is your wallet.


    Gas stations around here usually have good 2 for $3 deals on the sugar free versions of Rockstar and Amp which is sweet and sometimes they have the big 32 oz cans for < $2.00.


    Did you ever drink Rip-It when it was around? So good and only $0.99 for a 16 oz! Delicious.
    sounds kinda familiar..out of production?
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    If you get on amazon and find the deal i mentioned it was like a 1.87 a can....out here in DC it's like 2.50 a can.
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    Just drink some coffee. You can opt to make it as strong as you would like. Cheaper and just as effective.
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    yes all enegrgy drinks and other drinks have some preservatives . why u just can't drink some fresh juices if u really wana drink something >? And it's Healthy tho . it will take sometimes to make fresh juice but it's really healthy .
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    Quote Originally Posted by steppinRazor View Post
    sounds kinda familiar..out of production?
    I'm not sure if it was put out or if it stopped being carried by the places around here.

    OH WAIT have you ever tried the Steven Seagal energy drink?

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    Sooooooo bad tasting. SO BAD.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Michealleo View Post
    yes all enegrgy drinks and other drinks have some preservatives . why u just can't drink some fresh juices if u really wana drink something >? And it's Healthy tho . it will take sometimes to make fresh juice but it's really healthy .

    where can you buy sugar free juice?
    For me, the action IS the juice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by soontobbeast View Post
    where can you buy sugar free juice?
    Sugar free Hawian Punch?

    But seriously, Diet V8 Splash only has 2 grams.

    http://www.v8juice.com/FAQ_V8Splash.aspx#splashCalories
  

  
 

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