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    What can I do to energize before my workout?

    Specifically, I work late on Wednesday nights (7am-3am schedule), so on Thursdays I suffer throughout the work day that started again at 7am and then try to get to the gym tired as hell after work. With roughly 4hrs of sleep, what can I take that will help to rev me up enough to power through the workout and then allow me to crash as usual within 2hrs after my workout?? I was thinking of drinking a ABS Speed Stack or a SF Red Bull.

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    RE: Red Bull

    I hope you are healthy especially cardiovascularly. If you have an predispostion towards cardiac arrythmias do not take red bull.

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    You are better off sleeping at that time if you only had 4 hours rest the night before. Otherwise, your CNS will be shot and your hormone levels will be far from optimal.

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    You work a 27hr shift?! Or should that read 7pm-3am?

    If its just one day a week, make that day a rest day.
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    Try No Xplode, Ephedrine, Amped or Vault

    Good pre-workout energy supplements are BSN No Xplode, Ephedrine (Vasopro by Megapro), Amped by Met-Rx, and Vault by SAN.
    The most popular are probably ephedrine and No Xplode.

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    Assuming you're getting your sleep decently, then AMP or AMP + H.E.A.T. stack are great pre-workout stimulants.
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    Lean fuel extreme 30 before I hit the gym.

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    damn. I good size sandwich usually does it for me. (no joke)

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    drink coffee.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ForemanRules
    Eat an apple
    An apple in the morning has the same effect as coffee.

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    Yeah, I'd say take that as a non workout day. 4 hours of sleep will do you no good at the gym.

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    I take a little bit of Honey before I leave to the GYM. Seem's to work for me.
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    Well, I would suggest you sleep.

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