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How Caffeine Improves Exercise Performance

By  |  March, 2016

Workout Man Holding Pill BottleCaffeine is a powerful substance that can improve physical and mental performance.

A single dose can significantly improve exercise performance, focus and fat burning (1234).

The US Special Forces even use it to enhance performance and awareness.

Caffeine is found in many foods and beverages, and over 90% of the US population consumes it on a regular basis (5).

This article explains the benefits of caffeine for exercise performance.

How Caffeine Works

Caffeine is rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream, and blood levels peak after 90-100 minutes. Caffeine levels remain high for 3–4 hours, and then start to drop (67).

Unlike most substances and supplements, caffeine can easily pass through all cells, including muscle cells and brain (6).

Treadmill Interval Workout

Strengthen Your Hips to Save Your Knees

If your hips aren’t stable and effectively able to stabilize your pelvis while walking, running or playing sports, your knees will suffer.

Strong Hips = Strong Knees. Weak Hips = Weak Knees

Here’s some tips to conditioning your hips in a variety of ways. Perform these exercises 2-3 days per week on alternating days.

Leg Step Up

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