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#1 Jase


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:53 PM

If so, what do you prefer? And how much/how often do you consume?

I drink coffee once or twice per week.

I think I just had my first redbull since college.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:55 PM

when i gotta pull an all nighter... other than that it's coffee... 2-3 cups a day.

if drinking energy drinks... i usually just buy what's cheap... they all taste like garbage.

coffee>water>beer for the three phases of my day.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:57 PM

Ill have a Redbull once or twice a month and usually only on the weekends.

5 Hour Energy on the other hand...

Every weekday between 2:30 and 3:00

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:01 PM

I'm coffee, water and beer until recently when a biometric screening revealed that I have low LDL. So now I have added a glass of red wine to my evening along with some other things to try and increase that. So no to the energy drinks. Just strong, black coffee for me up until a little before lunch time every day. Then water till dinner. Beer and wine once the baby is in bed.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:04 PM

Never had a Redbull or any such drink... never tried a "5 hour energy" either...

I do however drink a large coffee in the morning and usually take a pre-workout, almost all of which have caffeine, prior to my afternoon workout.

...and it's interesting to note that caffeine is one of those rule breaker ie/ei words. Weird. Hey, weird is too...

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:04 PM

The smell of Redbull males me nauseous.

I'll drink a cup or two of coffee per day.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:11 PM

I drink sugar-free RedBull, usually 2x 12oz a day. I got on the sugar-free after that was all the Bossman had at his condo & I knew we werent going to stop on the way to the convention. Never felt the crash of a regular until I didnt feel it from a sugar-free, havent looked back since. I will go through about 5 on poker Saturdays, 2 at work & 3 during the game...

Although, just last week I didnt have any for 3 days. I felt great. I will open the first of the day just because, after that I feel like I need it. But after last week's revelation I am seriously reconsidering continued consumption...

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:11 PM

Daily I drink 2 Monsters (The new white can), 1 cup off coffee, and a mid day Xtra strength 5 hour energy after lunch. There is an office pool on which date my heart is going to explode.

On my desk now:

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:12 PM

JR I figured you'd have an IV drip set up.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:15 PM

I went through a phase where I drank Monster a lot. I think red bull tastes a little better but it also costs more so I never really drank it. Lately I've been using powder caffeine, which is cheaper and works really well. http://www.amazon.co...caffeine powder

I dont really drink caffeine much anyways, I'm trying to avoid using it to wake up every morning until I'm older.

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