As a regular gym-goer, you may be overwhelmed by the amount of different pre-workout supplements you can find in-store or online. All the different brands, ingredients, and prices! But what if I told you there is a natural and much cheaper option that does not just give you a boost in energy for your training session, but also provides you with many other health benefits. Oh, and not to mention it tastes delicious!
I am talking about nature’s pre-workout, COFFEE!
Why is coffee the perfect pre-workout drink?
Enhances fat loss
Increases focus during your workout
Preservation of muscle
Wait, there are additional health benefits as well!
May protect against some diseases – Heart disease, Alzheimer’s type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, Liver disease, and more
Contains polyphenols (Antioxidants)
Increases dopamine – the neurotransmitter that makes you feel good!
When should you have your pre-workout coffee?
Coffee’s peak effects in the body occur approximately 30-1 hour after consumption.
Consuming coffee around 45 minutes before your workout should allow you to receive the optimal benefits.
How much coffee should you have?
250 – 300 mg of caffeine is said to enhance performance though this may vary depending on a person’s body weight.
So, why not try nature’s pre-workout for your next gym session?
Enjoy a cup with almond milk & honey for a nutty, sweet flavor.