The energy drink business is a huge industry. So, how do energy drinks fit into your fitness program? First, know that any weight loss or weight gain goal achievements will be accomplished by your hard work and a well designed fitness program. Second, you can accomplish your fitness goals without ever drinking 1 ounce from an energy drink. Third, energy drinks often cause you to crash lower than the previous "energy high" provided by the drink. What was the question? Oh yeah, how do energy drinks fit into your fitness program? And the answer is---you don't need energy drinks to accomplish your fitness goals. You will get plenty of energy from proper nutrition, vitamins and adequate sleep. Remember also that many energy drinks are loaded with sugar which might hinder your nutritional goals. Energy drinks are also usually loaded with caffiene. Save your money on energy drinks and try a good cup of coffee.