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