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hurgoll

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So whats the best enery drink for the road? Mt. Dew used to rule them all. I sort of like rockstar now. Don't like the taste of redbull. Full throttle is okay and monster is good. Do they beat good ol' coffee?
 

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I tend to avoid all of these other than coffee, and I try to limit that to just in the mornings.

I have had the "5 hour energy drink", and it seemed to pep me up rather well. Normally though, if I feel like I need an energy drink, I get out of the truck, walk around and stretch, or take a quick nap.
 

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A 10 minute power nap is my Energy Drink! No coffee, no Energy drinks. Just water and juice. Walking around a rest area for about 5 minutes can get you going too.
 

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Oddly those drinks don't have enough of those all natural remedies to make them useful. Its a placebo effect. I used to be a local driver for one of the places that made all the pepsi energy drinks, all the monster, and some other smaller drinks.
 

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We had a 20 year old here recently who mixed an energy drink with allergy medication and ended up spending the night in the hospital with a racing heart. So use them with caution.
 

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Energy drinks help me in a pinch. I do not have them often, but when I am really tired, I will have a sugarless Sobe drink.
 

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There are several of them, and SoBe Green Tea is one, that shouldn't be taken with most allergy pills....it has something to do with the Ginko in them. It's a bad combination apparently.
 

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I just drink Tea, Water and the occasional Welch's grape soda. If I need energy I stop stretch my legs and pop in a fireball to suck on.
 

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I just drink Tea, Water and the occasional Welch's grape soda. If I need energy I stop stretch my legs and pop in a fireball to suck on.

I do the fireballs and I also like peppermints. they seem to perk me up. Also lemon heads, but I will snack on a couple of them without being tired. Too bad I cannot find them sugar free.
 

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Without the sugar they probably wouldn't give you the same "boost". Sugar gives a quick rush.
 

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