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:
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.
We need to hydrate. But how can you hydrate and replace electrolytes without the harmful additives like sweeteners and artificial flavoring common in sports drinks that are harsh on your stomach?