This is surprising for some, a great news for all, and an amazing alterative for all those who sweat it out in the gym. Well yes having coffee before you work out or even while doing it is great for a fantastic workout. It boosts your energy for the workout and helps you push yourself in the gym. I know what you are thinking, yes people no need for those, market-fat priced pre-workout supplements. You can get the required energy from your favorite source, which suits your pocket. If you want it low on fat content then just have it mixed in water or in skimmed milk. We will here discuss the benefits of having coffee before you work out which in itself are the reasons why you should have it.
ACCELERATES FAT LOSS:
Coffee contains an important component named caffeine which fastens your metabolism as a result you are able to burn more calories in lesser workout and time. Further coffee itself has fat burning properties, if it is consumed before an exercise routine then it helps the body fat cells to get transformed into energy compounds instead of deriving energy from glycogen. It doesn’t just end here, the contents of coffee acts as an appetite depressant which results in loss of appetite, lesser the food consumed more the fat loss. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that it acts in three ways thus attacks body fat from three ways, corners it and gets rid of it.
Caffeine has the properties which increases your metabolism, thus the experiments with various athletes have shown that with it the, body is able to perform better. The output is greater and the results are better. So in order to increase your performance at the gym coffee might be the thing that you were looking for.
IMPROVED ENDURANCE AND FOCUS:
While working out focus is essential. Without focus you would not be able to push yourself and will not be able to train on the part you are working on. Coffee not only gives you an edge on focus but also increases your endurance. Caffeine present in coffee has proved to reduce the level of exertion of body by 5% and it improves the performance by 11%. Calling coffee a gym goer’s best friend won’t be an overstatement.
DECREASES MUSCLE PAIN:
Having coffee prior to workouts lets your muscles have an extra boost, it lowers your muscle pain because of which you are in a condition to do more reps in the weights training session and run an extra mile in the cardio workout.
Coffee contains high amounts of anti-oxidants, which helps protect the body form external damages caused by radicals. This acts as protector for the body and resultantly the body is saved for getting caught in the web of diseases. As you would know working hard in gym, ripping out those muscles and then getting ill spoils everything. If you get ill you again have to start from scratch, coffee saves you from this horror as well.
IMPROVED MICRO CIRCULATION:
Having coffee improves your blood flow through capillaries. What does this mean? This would be your question now. Well increased blood flow means more oxygen reaching the body tissues. When the body tissues get more oxygen they have more energy for workout. Coffee by increasing the blood flow provides you with some extra energy for your workouts.
With all these benefits of coffee it sure is a perfect pre-workout drink. It’s cheap on your pocket, is easily available and easy to make use off. And if you look at the benefits it gives you, you surely wouldn’t miss coffee in any workout. Try it for a week and see the results, I am sure they will surprise you and make your happy. Do share with us your results. Till then stay fit, exercise hard…!