Why you should drink coffee before working out

Why you should drink coffee before working out

  • Eating real foods, organic foods and drinking organic healthy beverages is key to reaching optimal health.
  • Organic tea has always been considered the drink of choice, yet coffee has been the subject of much controversy in the health world.
  • Things are changing and several studies are now showing that drinking organic coffee provides many health benefits.
  • We have already seen how drinking coffee may be good for the liver.
  • According to the Harvard School of Public Health, 54% of Americans over the age of 18 drink coffee every day.
  • Let’s look at why you should drink coffee before working out.
  • Better blood circulation:
  • According to Health magazine, recent Japanese research observed the blood circulation in participants who were not coffee drinkers.
  • Each of the participants was given a 5-ounce cup of coffee (either regular or decaf). The scientists then measured blood flow in the participants and those who drank the regular coffee had 30% more blood flow than those who drank decaf.
  • Improved memory:
  • Coffee may improve memory. Research conducted at Johns Hopkins University showed that 200mg of caffeine improved memory and brain function, which is important for good exercise.
  • Longer endurance:
  • As we know, caffeine is a major ingredient in coffee. Caffeine may improve endurance.
  • In a study published by the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science In Sports, caffeine was shown to reduce the level of perceived exertion, making exercise feel easier.
  • Muscle preservation:
  • Scientists at Coventry University found that caffeine helped protect from the muscle loss that occurs with aging. The results showed that drinking coffee may keep you stronger for longer and may reduce age-related injuries.
  • Pain relief:
  • Pain is often a symptom of an intense workout. Coffee may help reduce pain so you can exercise more rigorously.
  • According to a study published in the Journal of Pain, those who drank 2 cups of coffee about an hour before working out had a 48 percent reduction in pain.
  • Make sure the coffee beans that you purchase are organic and from a reputable source.

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