Best Energy Drinks for Night Shift

GEG Caffeine and Fatigue Experts present Best Energy Drinks for Night Shift

What defines "THE BEST" energy drink for night shift?

If you’ve ever wondered what to drink to help keep you awake on the night shift, this list is for you. While making the list of the best energy drinks for night shift, I used three criteria: 1) the drink has to be a top-selling brand, 2) it has to have the right amount of caffeine, and 3) it has to have other ingredients science has proven effective for boosting attention.

I know you have many, many choices when it comes to caffeinated beverages, but by sticking with the top-selling brands, you can be sure these brands taste good and are easy to find at grocery stores and gas stations. And, while caffeine does all the heavy lifting keeping you awake, there are several other ingredients that can be Robin to caffeine’s Batman.

Short on time? Download the Night Shift Energy Boost Shopping ListIncludes the best energy drinks, ready-to-drink coffees, bottled teas, energy drink alternatives, AND some guidelines for healthier swaps

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Energy Boosting Ingredients

If you want to overcome tiredness and get more energy working night shift, caffeine (and a short nap) is the most effective. But if taking a short nap isn’t possible, what should you drink to help keep you awake? To answer this question, we turn to science.

The good news is there are plenty of research papers on energy supplements for night shift workers and for the military.

The even better news is I’ve done all the hard work for you by reading this research! I’ll spare you the details and summarize the important parts.

The following ingredients help you pay attention, even when sleep-deprived. This comes from a systematic review, which is a meticulous summary of what all the other research papers have to say about this topic.

Now that the criteria is clear, it's time to introduce the best energy drinks for working night shift!

But first, in case this is your first time here, let me introduce myself:

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Hi there, I research caffeine, energy drinks, and fatigue in the workplace.

I’ve been passionate about the science behind energy drinks since 2003. But not even the best energy drink can cure burnout! After getting my master’s degree in food science, I wrote a book about “The 5 Levels of Fatigue” and the secrets to caffeine, motivation, and productivity for the sleep-deprived and overwhelmed. Above all, my mission as the “GreenEyedGuide” is to help people who deal with caffeine and fatigue on a regular basis.

Energy Boosting Beverages for Night Shift

Top-selling brands with the right amount of caffeine and at least one other energy boosting ingredient. These drinks will help you overcome tiredness, keep you awake, and get more energy when you work night shift.
What should I drink on night shift - energy boosting beverage Monster Ultra Zero

Monster Zero Ultra

Caffeine (160 mg), Taurine, Ginseng, Carnitine, Guarana, B-vitamins

What should I drink on night shift - energy boosting beverage Rockstar Pure Zero

Rockstar Pure Zero

Caffeine (240 mg), Taurine, Milk Thistle, Ginseng, Guarana, B-vitamins

What should I drink on night shift - energy boosting beverage Uptime Original Sugar Free

Uptime Energy Original Sugar Free

Caffeine (142 mg), Theanine, Ginseng

What should I drink on night shift - energy boosting beverage C4 Original Sparkling Sugar Free

C4 Sparkling Energy

Caffeine (200 mg), Beta-Alanine, Citrulline, n-Acetyl-L-Tyrosine, B-vitamins

What should I drink on night shift - energy boosting beverage Zipfizz Energy Drink Mix

Zipfizz Healthy Energy Drink Mix

Caffeine (100 mg), Taurine, Guarana, Green Coffee Bean Extract, Green Tea Leaf Extract, B-vitamins

What should I drink on night shift - energy boosting beverage Celsius Energy

Celsius Energy

Caffeine (200 mg), Taurine, Guarana, Green Tea Extract

Coffee, Tea, and Energy Drink Alternatives for Night Shift

Energy Boosting Beverage Downloadable Shopping List

For even more recommendations, download the Night Shift Energy Boost Shopping list. You’ll get a printable list with:

  • The energy drinks above,
  • Ready-to-Drink Coffees,
  • Bottled teas, AND
  • healthy swaps for those trying to cut back on energy drinks

Click here to download a free copy of the Night Shift Energy Boost Shopping List

There you have it. Did your favorites make the list? What are your favorite night shift energy boosting food or drinks? Leave a reply below or connect with me via social media. Thanks for stopping by!

~GreenEyedGuide

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