We all know that caffeine is addictive.
It helps us wake up, focus and feel good!
Especially due to the fast-paced, busy lifestyles most lead these days... caffeine dependence is at an all-time high.
However, it has been shown caffeine intake is not such a bad thing after all.
It has been shown that 250 milligrams of caffeine per day can.
- wake up the brain
- improve concentration
- relieve stress
- help you live longer
However, like everything else in life, everything should be taken in moderation. If you over exceed a healthy intake of caffeine, it may turn into an addiction.
If you consume too much caffeine you may potentially suffer side effects such as...
- troubled sleep
- gastric upset
...just to name a few.
Believe it or not, caffeine can be very beneficial to your training...
After a workout, it is very important to replenish glycogen stores. If you mix caffeine with carbs in your post workout meal, muscle glycogen concentrations will replenish at a faster rate.
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If you consume caffeine post workout, it can help reduce muscle soreness by up to nearly 50%.
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If you consume caffeine prior to or during training, your ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort will increase.
Caffeine can aid in weight loss. It acts as an appetite suppressant and stimulates your metabolism.
There has been researching that those who drank 2-4 cups of caffeine a day, were more likely to be successful at keeping the weigh-off than those who did not consume any caffeine.
As Spartans, we offer many caffeinated supplements. However, if you are after a lower dosed caffeine product that can be used any time throughout the day, we recommend...
Myoblox Skywalk is a mental focus type supplement which promotes an increase in central nervous stimulation.
The caffeine source which is Realcaf will provide a clean boost of recovery fuel to your muscles and an energy kick to the brain.
Once taken the product, it will kick in within 15 minutes and should last for around 1-2 hours.
Skywalk can be consumed during a workout however can be taken anytime throughout the day.