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COFFEE AND YOUR WORKOUT

Coffee has long been thought of as a vice which few people were inclined to give us but it’s actually a superfood.  If you exercise, caffeine can offer functional benefits for your workout.

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WHY YOU SHOULD DRINK COFFEE

IT MAKES YOU SMARTER

Coffee is the most used psychoactive substance in the world.  Caffeine is absorbed into the bloodstream and travels to the brain which leads to enhanced firing of neurons.  Human trials show that coffee improves such brain functions as memory, mood, vigilance, energy levels, reaction times and general cognitive function.

IT HELPS BURN FAT

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5 REASONS TO DRINK COFFEE BEFORE YOUR WORKOUT

A Spanish study, published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, found that athletes who consumed caffeine pre-excercise burned about 15% more calories post-excercise.  The best results were obtained by consuming 4.5 mg of caffeine per kilogram of body weight.  For a 150 pound woman that’s about 300 mg of caffeine, about the amount in 12 ounces of brewed coffee.

Coffee has long been thought of as a vice which few people were inclined to give up but it’s actually a superfood.  If you exercise, caffeine can offer functional benefits for your workout.

IMPROVE CIRCULATION

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6 REASONS TO DRINK COFFEE

IMPROVE ENERGY LEVELS AND MAKE YOU SMARTER

The stimulant effects of coffee mostly from the caffeine, make it the most used psychoactive substance in the world.  The caffeine is absorbed into the bloodstream and travels to the brain.  The amount of other neurotransmitters, like norepinephrine and dopamine, actually increases, leading to enhanced firing of neurons.  Trials in humans show that coffee improves various aspects of brain function including memory, mood, vigilance, energy levels, reaction times and general cognitive function.

BURN FAT

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HOW TO CRUSH YOUR WORKOUT

One of the most effective pre-workout drinks may surprise you.  You won’t find it at your local supplement store.  You don’t have to scoop it out of a bottle and mix it with water.  All you have to do is get a cup of coffee, minus the cream and sugar of course.

Drinking a cup of coffee 30 minutes before your workout does more than just boost your energy, there are a whole slew of health benefits that come along with it.

ACCELERATE FAT LOSS

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