- 01-24-2008, 10:42 PM
- 01-24-2008, 10:46 PM
01-24-2008, 10:48 PM
01-24-2008, 10:52 PM
Your logic is backwards; instead of looking for something to compensate for a lack of sleep, you should look for a good sleep aid.
M.Ed. Ex Phys
01-24-2008, 10:59 PM
Yes but that might not be enuf u know what i mean i was looking online at GNC what do you think about these :
01-24-2008, 11:14 PM
Bulk 1-Carboxy from NP, another good sleepy-time enhancer.
I've gotta go with Rodja on this one, this is probably the smartest thing to do.. but, if you must have a stim, why not just get some caffeine?
01-24-2008, 11:20 PM
but wont you get a crash from caffeine later on and then your back to where you started even worse rite??
01-24-2008, 11:28 PM
01-25-2008, 12:35 AM
01-25-2008, 12:38 AM
Caffeine and Bulk Chocamine, both from NP..
The caffeine for the initial energy boost, and the slower-acting chocamine to make SURE that you don't crash as the day goes.
I can't really comment on how long it'll last, that depends on your body.
01-25-2008, 12:41 AM
01-25-2008, 12:42 AM
01-25-2008, 12:45 AM
01-25-2008, 12:48 AM
01-25-2008, 01:29 AM
I use FocusXT morn or mid day before school. sic energy burst & focus. BUT if you are sensitive to stims, keep any caffeine intake around 200mg to be safe and avoid any crash or to quick of tolerance build up.
I tend to associate caffeine with more of a awake feel but, i tend to lose focus on it. Im awake, but my mind wanders.
I usually hit about 600mgs a day if im feelin like it. i been tryint ot stay at 200mg.
PS-I agree. it starts at sleep.
01-25-2008, 01:46 AM
I practically live on Spike Shooters. Nice clean energy, no crash.
I haven't tried the pills yet, but friends have said the exact same thing about them, lots of focus, non-jittery and no crash. They are programmers that stare at code all day, so unfocused and jittery is NOT good.
A good nights sleep is key too, 1-C, melatonin and ZMA knocks me the hell out. Its the morning grogginess that I utilize the shooters for.
“Besides, it is a disgrace to grow old through sheer carelessness before seeing what manner of man you may become by developing your bodily strength and beauty to their highest limit.”
01-25-2008, 02:04 AM
01-25-2008, 07:12 AM
Morning caffeine is a bad idea, wish I never had it in high school.
Focus on getting good sleep, do anything to get it, 1carboxy is awesome.
01-25-2008, 07:47 AM
01-25-2008, 07:50 AM
I agree with most of the guys here that you should mostly focus on getting more/better sleep too, but I know how it is when you just need a boost.
BLAST is great for the boost with no crash to follow.
01-25-2008, 12:53 PM
Better sleep will result in more quality awake time. I've been a fan of melatonin 3mg caps for a while, but Abyss (Nimbus Nutrition) has also worked wonders for my wife and I.
If after attempting better sleep you still find that you need a morning kick in the ass, look up Stimulant X....long-lasting with no crash. (Oops, I pimped... )
Best of luck to you, though. I know how it is. I hated early classes in college and made sure not to schedule anything before 10:00!! Coffee became my friend, but never quite lasted long enough before I had to go back for more!
-RecoverBro Zombie Specialist and Paracord Wrangler
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01-25-2008, 03:20 PM
While I think the sleep advice is a good, practical idea, I don't think that is what he was looking for guys. I place primacy on sleep in my training schedule, and in a perfect world I would get my eight hours each night without interruption, but that is not the case.
Try a caffeine-free mixture like Poseidon, or construct your own privileging antioxidant and amino acid use for stable energy.
Some ingredients to consider:
Selenium (in specific forms)
Grape Seed Extract
These are all ingredients which will help mediate cognitive function pathways, through mostly alleviation of oxidative stress. You won't necessarily feel 'stimulated' with a Caffeine mixture, but you will feel awake.
Most definitely take the better sleep advice, but in a fix this should suffice.
01-25-2008, 05:53 PM
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