Is coffee a part of your daily morning routine? Have you considered making a part of your pre-workout routine? Maybe it should be because there are certain health benefits that could benefit your training session. According to “Men’s Fitness” a cup of black coffee could actually be one of the most effective pre-workout drinks and give you an extra jolt to really kick your muscles into gear! Here’s a list of five reasons you should consider coffee:
Remember the “Food Pyramid”? It was the triangular guide from the USDA with levels or sections of food groups and suggested amounts of daily servings for each. For 19 years, health practitioners, teachers, parents and others used this as a guide to teach and ensure healthy eating. Even athletes were known to follow these guidelines.
Dehydration Results In Lower Blood Pressure And Slows Bodily Processes. Active individuals should be aware of the acute effects of dehydration on performance. With just a 2% loss of water in the body, heat regulation becomes impacted. With a 3% drop in body weight from water loss, muscle cell contraction is impacted. And at 4% loss, there is 5-10% reduction in overall performance that can last up to 4 hours.