Posted 1038 Days Ago in: Training, Genetics
Coffee is one of the most widely consumed drinks in the world, mostly because of one ingredient – caffeine. When we’re feeling tired, we often reach for the coffee pot, and that’s because caffeine has the ability to wake us up, making Monday morning slightly more tolerable. This fact has not been lost on sports people, who for years have been using caffeine in the hope that it can improve their sporting performance.
Posted 1041 Days Ago in: Genetics
That morning coffee – many of us can’t really live without. We get cranky without our daily caffeine fix. It’s a habit a lot of us have. In fact, British Coffee Association recently stated that in the UK we drink a whopping 70 million cups of coffee a day. It’s more or less the equivalent of 7 Olympic size pools. We consume a lot of that black miracle-worker. It wakes us up, makes us feel human in the morning and tastes pretty good too. But what effect does caffeine actually have on our body?
Posted 1070 Days Ago in: Training
Any professional sportsman will experience injury at some point in his career. It’s an occupational hazard that’s almost impossible to avoid and it forces every athlete to manage his or her body differently while on the sidelines.
Posted 1078 Days Ago in: Training
When it comes to sport injury recovery, there’s one thing you can give your body to guarantee its revival. It’s not an expensive supplement or a complex physiological technique to reduce fatigue and enhance performance. It’s time. To put it unscientifically – the body is pretty good at repairing itself. It’s the way it’s designed. And when given time, its ability to restore itself is astonishing.
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