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Old 04-13-2012, 06:10 PM   #1
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Does soda have any effects on weightlifters? Such as not performing as well, etc.

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Old 04-13-2012, 07:42 PM   #2
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Im addicted to Diet Dew.... A couple a day I guess.
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Mountain Dew and Coke make me happy. There my carb drinks of choice!

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Does soda have any effects on weightlifters? Such as not performing as well, etc.
The question is, not so much whether it affects a weightlifter's performance but what effects it has in general...even if a person still chooses to drink a fizzy beverage, it's good to know what's what; I enjoy a cold can of pop, when I choose to have one, but I'm also aware of the issues of sugar-laden drinks, drinks with artificial sweetners, the carbonation process itself etc.
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i use a few different carbonated drinks to fill up my stomach when im hungry
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NEVER touch the stuff...but that's just my personnal choice.
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NEVER touch the stuff...but that's just my personnal choice.
Me too.

I just can't understand why anyone thinks fizzy drinks taste good. To me, they all taste like battery acid. Mind you, I can't stand the taste of alcohol either, so maybe my taste buds are wired up differently.
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