10-13-2012 09:07 AM
10-13-2012 01:49 PM
I LOVE the low carb <1 lemonade Rockstar. I drink a big one every morning.
10-13-2012 06:37 PM
Newly diagnosed (May 2012) and looking for suggestions. I used to drink some rockstar occasionally... on weekends that were busy before the big D. does anyone know of an energy drink that won't spike numbers. I know the obvious answer is more sleep... but ain't likely to happen anytime soon... lol
By definition an energy drink gives a boost of energy and that will come from excessive carbs which will spike numbers. If your real need is an electrolytes replacement drink, there are several diet versions of those on the market.
For your energy needs you are far better off using regular balanced snacks over your weekends. When I am travelling and doing a lot of walking I use a 50/50 mix of raisins and mixed nuts for that. I can nibble as I need to, it can be carried in a ziploc in a pocket without refrigeration and gives a pretty good mix of carbs, fat and protein. I wash it down with water or diet soda.
10-14-2012 01:43 AM
Zipfizz, which I use sometime, is great. It has 10 calories and 2 carbs (not from sugar). It works well for me. It's mostly B vitamin based, like many of the other energy drinks.
10-14-2012 09:54 PM
Sugar Free Rockstar has ZERO carbs. The active energy ingredient is caffeine. Have you tried the Sugar Free version?
10-15-2012 10:46 PM
Warning: Not a drink and not always convenient to do, but this might be useful when you need a little pick-me-up...
I've learned that doing some stretching for a few minutes can really chase away the feeling of being tired and having no energy. I took a class (about something else--breathing, I think) in which the teacher talked about the importance of stretching in order to get oxygen to the muscles, brain, and lungs.
We practiced this in class, usually for 5-10 minutes at a time, but even just a few minutes often helps:
10-15-2012 10:54 PM
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