Could the superpower from your cup of coffee serve as an effective pre-workout regimen? As it turns out, it definitely can help you with your fitness goals.
- Speed & Agility
If you're looking for something that can give you a little more oomph during your endurance exercises — think swimming and running — a 2017 study found that "caffeine has the most pronounced performance-enhancing effects on movement velocity"
- Reduces Muscle Pain and Stiffness
Another study published in the last decade discovered those who had been treated to caffeine were more likely to report less soreness during days two and three of recovery compared to the placebo group.
- Boost in Strength
Research released in 2020 says that those with caffeine ingestion had an observable, positive effect on muscle strength.