Are Caffeine Based Preworkout and Energy Drinks Worth It? The Science, Dosing, and Side Effects

The Science Caffeine, commonly found in coffee or tea, is a stimulant that affects the central nervous system and has shown to increase fat oxidation via mobilizing free fatty acids from intramuscular fat sores or adipose tissue (Haff, & Triplett, 2016, p.244). Due to it's affect on the excitation-contraction coupling, caffeine enhances power production. Caffeine … Continue reading Are Caffeine Based Preworkout and Energy Drinks Worth It? The Science, Dosing, and Side Effects

The Side Effects of Caffeine and Influence on Performance

Caffeine Supplementation When it comes to performance, whether it be for athletic performance for a sport or performance within a recreation setting, most individuals are exercising to become a better version of themselves. With improvements comes the want for an edge or to acquire their goals at the fastest rate possible. Not everyone understanding the … Continue reading The Side Effects of Caffeine and Influence on Performance