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I realize that, which is why I said "I could have been more in depth" lol. But what you listed works. Nitric Oxide isn't considered a stimulant, and that is usually my main go to. It gives you energy(both explosive and endurance) and mental focus, and it's considered a supplement because your body actually produces it. I'm looking for things along those lines. But stimulants do count, and I agree, they aren't good for you. I'm aware of how they work, and effect your body since I'm a personal trainer. Just looking to see what the snowboard community does!
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Redbull makes me feel weird. I stay away from it.
This and it tastes like medicine I used to gag down as a kid. Robitussin or some shit.

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2 or 3 cups of coffee in the morning. Then, inevitably I have to pull over twice on my way to the mtn to piss.
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Redbull makes me feel weird. I stay away from it.
Red Bull has Niacin in it, I think that's why it makes you feel weird.

I don't really drink any stimulants myself anymore, but the occasional monster tea at work. Biggest thing for me is having snacks when I'm on the slopes. I usually keep a couple clif bars in my jacket to eat every couple hours.
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Actually I can't believe I forgot about this, but its because I have slacked the last few weeks, but look forward getting back into it during winter:

Bulletproof Coffee! (3 ingredients)
1. washed process coffee beans (unwashed and organic process coffee beans carry molds and toxins that washing removes)
2. grass fed UNSALTED butter (cafeine and antioxidants in the coffee will bond to this and give you 4-10 hours (seriously) of energy)
3. optional but cheap: MCT oil (this is the oil found in coconut and palm)

This stuff is amazing, if you make enough of it strong enough, it can kick your ass all day!!

Dont be scared of the butter, if you like coffee, be ready for the best cup you've ever had.

I actually signed up on this guys blog or whatever just to get more info on the diet, its basically Paleo 2.0.

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I mostly drink water on the slopes, but i do take creatine, no7rage (nitric oxide) and aminoboost for working out. I don't take them because im going to the slopes, i take them because its part of my regimen.
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Coffee to get to the mountain. Once on there I never get sleepy, and trust me, I normally get sleepy because I don't sleep until 2-3 am every night, and I have to wake up at 5 am to drive to bear on time.

I used to drink energy drinks but stopped once I noticed heart palpitations. I would be sitting at work, and then I would get all hot, start sweating and antsy/nervous.

Then in another forum someone casually mentioned heart palpitations due to energy drinks. So I stopped drinking it, and the palpitations have stopped.

I've fell asleep on long lifts before. Or felt like I wanted to. But once I strap in again I'm never sleepy.
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Coffee to get to the mountain. Once on there I never get sleepy, and trust me, I normally get sleepy because I don't sleep until 2-3 am every night, and I have to wake up at 5 am to drive to bear on time.

I used to drink energy drinks but stopped once I noticed heart palpitations. I would be sitting at work, and then I would get all hot, start sweating and antsy/nervous.

Then in another forum someone casually mentioned heart palpitations due to energy drinks. So I stopped drinking it, and the palpitations have stopped.

I've fell asleep on long lifts before. Or felt like I wanted to. But once I strap in again I'm never sleepy.
speaking of this, i saw a news story not too long ago of a guy who drank energy drinks like water, he would have like 4 or 5 of them a day. One day his heart started beatin erratically, so he went to the hospital. They couldnt stabalize/return his heartbeat to normal, so they had to stop it, and revive him. That alone should convince anyone that they aren't good for you.
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speaking of this, i saw a news story not too long ago of a guy who drank energy drinks like water, he would have like 4 or 5 of them a day. One day his heart started beatin erratically, so he went to the hospital. They couldnt stabalize/return his heartbeat to normal, so they had to stop it, and revive him. That alone should convince anyone that they aren't good for you.
Or at least not drink 4-5 daily haha.
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I mostly drink water on the slopes, but i do take creatine, no7rage (nitric oxide) and aminoboost for working out. I don't take them because im going to the slopes, i take them because its part of my regimen.
I'm on my off cycle unfortunately starting today, and had to do chest. Definitely not as fun haha
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