FAQ

IS IT ADRENALINE SHOC OR A SHOC?

We are A SHOC. We launched as Adrenaline Shoc in 2020, but customers quickly started calling us A SHOC, so we will be dropping the word Adrenaline from the brand name and transition to A SHOC during 2021.

HOW IS A SHOC ENERGY DIFFERENT FROM TRADITIONAL ENERGY DRINKS?

A SHOC presents a very clean drink with our natural energy blend and exceptional flavors delivering a dynamic taste. We use nearly all-natural ingredients (sucralose sweetener is the key exception) that you can feel good about when you drink A SHOC and A SHOC Accelerator.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN YOUR NATURAL ENERGY BLEND?

Our natural energy blend includes yerba mate, green coffee beans, coffee fruit extract, and guarana that produces 200mg of natural plant-based caffeine in our A SHOC formula and 150mg of natural plant-based caffeine in our A SHOC Accelerator formula.

HOW DOES THE CAFFEINE CONTENT IN A SHOC COMPARE TO OTHER PRODUCTS IN THE MARKET?

About average. Caffeine in specialty drinks and coffees ranges from 200 – 550 mg per serving; most specialty coffees provide between 220 mg – 375 mg caffeine per cup.

HOW DOES THIS LEVEL OF CAFFEINE COMPARE TO THE RECOMMENDED LIMITS ESTABLISHED BY THE USDA FOR MODERATE CAFFEINE INTAKE?

USDA recommends daily caffeine consumption at not more than 400 mg/day, so drinking A SHOC is well within your daily limits.

WHAT IS YERBA MATE?

Yerba Mate is a source of caffeine derived from the leaves of the South-American Atlantic tree, surpassing all stimulants in the world as the most balanced in delivering both energy and nutrients. It has been described as having the strength of coffee, health benefits of tea and the joy of chocolate.

WHAT ARE GREEN COFFEE BEANS?

Green coffee beans are coffee beans that have not yet been roasted.

WHAT IS COFFEE FRUIT EXTRACT?

Coffee fruit extract comes from the bright red fruit that wraps around coffee beans.

WHAT IS GUARANA?

Brazilian plant of the maple family, originating from coffee bean size seeds and has the highest concentration of caffeine in any plant.

WHAT IS NSF CERTIFIED FOR SPORT?

A SHOC and Accelerator have secured the prestigious NSF International Certified For Sport® Certification required by MLB, NFL, NBA, PGA and many other professional organizations. As part of the rigorous certification process, including screening for 272 banned substances, ongoing manufacturing audits, and inspections, the company has ensured that its natural plant-based energy products are produced within NSF compliance.

ARE A SHOC & A SHOC ACCELERATOR VEGAN?

Yes. All ingredients are derived from plant or non-meat sources.

ARE A SHOC & A SHOC ACCELERATOR KOSHER?

Yes

ARE A SHOC & A SHOC ACCELERATOR KETO DIET FRIENDLY?

Yes. 0 sugar. 0 carbs

WHAT ARE BCAA’S?

Branch Chain Amino Acids - Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine. Found in whole foods as part of a complete protein. In A SHOC, they work with caffeine to boost exercise performance and endurance. (Only in A SHOC formula, not featured in A SHOC Accelerator)

WHAT ARE OCEAN MINERALS?

An oceanic source of natural electrolytes such as potassium, sodium, chloride and magnesium

WHAT IS A SHOC SWEETENED WITH?

The non-nutritive sweeteners Sucralose and Ace-K

WHY DO YOU USE SUCRALOSE?

It’s a non-caloric sugar alternative that doesn’t change the overall flavor profile like other sugar alternatives on the market. It’s GRAS certified (generally recognized as safe) and FDA approved. It has been approved for use around the world since 1999.

WHAT IS ACE-K?

Ace-K is also an FDA-approved non-nutritive sweetener that works synergistically with sucralose to deliver amazing flavor and balanced sweetness without any sugar.

IS A SHOC A PRE-WORK OUT?

Yes, it definitely fits the profile. When consumed 60 minutes before exercise A SHOC delivers a clinically validated dose of caffeine required to improve performance during sport or exercise.

IS A SHOC CONSIDERED A NOOTROPIC?

100%. A large body of scientific evidence has demonstrated cognitive benefits such as increased concentration, improved focus and greater alertness. Caffeine is one of the most effective nootropic ingredients available.

WHAT IS DIHYDROCAPAIATE (CAPSAICIN) THAT IS USED IN A SHOC ACCELERATOR?

capsaicin is a molecule found within peppers, it doesn’t have any calories or nutrients and has no direct dietary influence. Capsaicin can increase your metabolism, which increases the rate at which you use energy and burn fat stores. It can also lower your appetite, which may help you eat less than you normally would. 

WHAT IS ASHWAGANDHA?

Ashwagandha is an ancient medicinal herb with multiple health benefits. Ashwagandha is full of antioxidants that are essential for weight loss and overall well-being. These antioxidants speed up your metabolism, decrease inflammation and thus help in burning the stored fat in your body.

WHAT ARE THERMOGENICS?

Thermogenics are an easy and great solution to give your metabolism a boost and help you burn more calories. Thermogenesis is simply the production of heat, and thermogenics simply accelerate metabolic functions. Thermogenics contain caffeine and other active ingredients to make these metabolic functions happen.