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« on: 24/04/2007 02:34:29 »
I desperately need to find a natural energy source for the morning.  I don't eat breakfast, can't eat that early, but I do have a protein shake. By my second class of the day, I have a hard time staying awake.  I do Karate 4 days a week, and these are very intense 2 hour workouts. I'm looking for something that gives me energy but breaks me off caffeine.  Is there any supplement or vitamin that will do this?

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« Reply #1 on: 24/04/2007 02:41:54 »
If you really need energy, then you really want something like carbohydrates.  All supplements will do is get you body to burn more energy, but will not actually give you the energy to burn.  If you are really burning that much energy (and I imagine the Karate will do that), then there can be no substitute for actually consuming the energy (e.g. sugars, complex carbohydrates, or fats - but simple sugars are very short term, so better to go for a slower burning energy source, unless you just need a quick spurt of energy for a very short time).

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« Reply #2 on: 24/04/2007 02:47:42 »
so this will keep me awake through the school day
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« Reply #3 on: 24/04/2007 03:18:40 »
so this will keep me awake through the school day

If you are genuinely suffering  an energy shortfall, rather than just sleep deprivation, then it should help - anyway, the only way you are going to find out is to give it a go.

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« Reply #4 on: 24/04/2007 03:20:44 »
Welcome Nic!! Glad you finaly got on.. Hope that you find what you need.

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« Reply #5 on: 24/04/2007 18:36:18 »
Nic - Thats good advice George gave you!  I could've sworn someone else told you something similiar.  Could it have been.....oh....I don't know.......
YOUR MOTHER? [;D]
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« Reply #6 on: 24/04/2007 21:34:45 »
im not going to argue with that (i aways lose)
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