5 Things Runners should know about COFFEE



1. Caffeine in coffee may improve durability and performance
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Caffeine users more fat as fuel, indirectly, runner’s glycogen store are use more slowly, so they last longer. The effect lasts from 5 minutes to several hours

2. When is right time to drink coffee

coffee timeYou should consume coffee an hour before the event / run begins, this is the best time for caffeine to have a performance boost. It is common that you need got to toilet after drinking coffee and milk related drinks. So, giving yourself an hour is probably a smart idea, to get everything clear.

3. What is the right amount of caffeine from coffee

coffee scoopToo much coffee / caffeine does not help to improve performance further. 3-6 milligrams of caffeine per kilogram of your body weight is all you need to see benefits. For a 70KGs person needs a 12oz coffee to get the right amount of caffeine. Taking more coffee / caffeine doesn’t help to improve performance further, it may lead to negative site effect when you running or doing intensive activity, such as nervousness and unsteadiness.

4. Caffeine boosts your desire to run

performanceCaffeine in coffee improve reaction time and boost mental alertness and boosts your desire to run hard. Caffeine makes running fast feel easier and increases the concentration of endorphins in the brain.

5. Coffee good for post-exercise recovery

A study shows that who drank a recovery drink with carbs and caffeine rebuilt their glycogen stores by 66% more than those who drank only carbs in post-exercise.

Enjoy your run with your favorite Coffee