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900 mg of Caffeine every other day?
« on: May 22, 2019, 05:14:38 am »
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i have about 3 tough work days a week. so can get pretty tired and just want to sleep on off days but that is obv not good use of time.

so I take about 3 doses of 300 mg of caffeine every other day. Not everyday.

What do you think? Some say not to go over 400 mg, some 600, some say 1000. For me i take it every other day 900 mgs.
« Last Edit: June 13, 2019, 06:22:43 pm by fast does lie »
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Re: 900 mg of Caffeine every other day
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2019, 06:19:58 pm »
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so have been taking about 200mg/700mg caffeine every other day, it doesn't affect me too much. sometime on empty stomach feel it a bit, thats it.

i know kingfish takes 600mg everyday for years. i average out at about 500-600mg
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Re: 900 mg of Caffeine every other day?
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2019, 10:19:05 pm »
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cool.

what are you using caffeine for?

since i rarely drink caffeine now, when i occasionally do, i get jittery/amp'd real ez. wrecks me.

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Re: 900 mg of Caffeine every other day?
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2019, 02:21:27 am »
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make sure you don't substitute stimulant for sleep. i take in caffeine but also get above average hours of sleep. i can also stop caffeine for days without any issues.

it starts to negatively affect you if rely on the substance to keep you functioning because you cut your rest/sleep short. if 900 doesn't get you crashing in the long run and gets you thru work then go for it.
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Re: 900 mg of Caffeine every other day?
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2019, 04:54:46 am »
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go a few weeks at 0mg, then add it back but stick to 100mg. You can do 200mg once a while for an extra boost but anything over 200mg is overkill. Im caffeine free for a couple of months now but even when i was doing daily training, 100mg worked fine. And by that i mean i could train at my normal level without needing any more despite taking it daily.
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Re: 900 mg of Caffeine every other day?
« Reply #5 on: Today at 08:21:36 am »
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cool.

what are you using caffeine for?

since i rarely drink caffeine now, when i occasionally do, i get jittery/amp'd real ez. wrecks me.

Mostly using caffeine pills 200mg each, I break it in half. The rest is from green tea or ice tea.... caffeine pill is convenience in the morning and my coffee brewer broke.

I definitely don't recommend light weight or low tolerance people to start at 200 mg, which is like 2 big cups of coffee condensed into a small pill....

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