What You Should Know
Featuring nine flavors, Rip It is “energy fuel at a price you can swallow.” The manufacturer claims that these energy drinks energize you over time so they last longer and don’t give you a crash later on. Distributors boast this product’s affordability insisting that if you have a dollar, you can afford to drink Rip It.These energy drinks are available in 20-oz. cans as opposed to 16-oz. cans so it also lasts a little longer than the usual energy drinks. These energy drinks are available in flavors including Rip It Energy Lite, Rip It Energy Fuel, Rip It Citrus X Sugar Free, Rip It Citrus X, Lime Wrecker, and Atomic Pom.
List of Ingredients
Rip It (original) contains carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup, taurine, citric acid, natural flavor, sodium citrate, inositol, caffeine, sodium benzoate, and potassium sorbate (preservatives), salt, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), guarana seed extract, ester gum, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), yellow 5, folic acid, yellow 6, and cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12).Rip It Lite contains sucralose and acesulfame potassium.
Rip It products are a favorite with value-conscious consumers and appeal to customers at Dollar Tree, Wal-Mart, and in military commissaries. Soldiers appear to be a strong component of Rip It’s target audience, as well as young adults at work and play. The product was developed by Richard “Rip” Hamilton, shooting guard and small forward for the Detroit Pistons. While it’s hard to consider Rip It an actual weight loss product, if used in conjunction with an exercise regimen, it could provide you with enough extra energy to burn more calories than you would without it.
- Rip It energy drinks are distributed all over the place. You can find them in gas stations, retail stores, and even liquor stores.
- Unless you drink the sugar free variety of Rip It drinks you will be consuming quite a bit of sugar and calories.
- Rip It energy drinks contain a lot of caffeine which may cause nervousness in some people.
- Rip It energy drinks aren’t technically weight loss products.
Rip It energy drinks are the low cost alternative to the more popular energy drinks. Rip It drinks contain a lot of sugar and caffeine unless you get the sugar free variety. These energy drinks might give you a little extra motivation to improve a workout or get some extra work done but they shouldn’t be used as a weight loss product.