How drinking coffee could improve athletic endurance
Coffee, we all know its distinctive taste, texture and aroma. It’s that familiar pick me up in the morning and its reassurance when we are flagging or exhausted is one of life’s fundamental truths. Now scientists have added extra bells and whistles to what coffee contributes to our lives because now it is also recognised as being able to improve our athletic endurance according to research conducted by the University of Georgia.
The detailed research looked at over 600 separate studies into the positive side effects of caffeine ingestion ahead of sporting activities. The breakdown of the lengthy study concluded that between 3 and 7 milligrams per kilogram of body weight of caffeine from coffee increased endurance performance by an average of 24 percent. Your average cup of coffee incidentally contains between 75mg to more than 150mg of caffeine, depending on factors such as variety, how it has been roasted and brewed.