More Caffeine=Better Performance?
||Thu, 07-01-2010 - 10:38am
Wow-according to this iVillage Health article:
"According to new research presented this week at the Society for Experimental Biology annual meeting, high doses of caffeine may increase muscle power and endurance during exercise. The study, which was conducted by Coventry University researchers on mice, showed that high levels of caffeine increased muscle output by an average of six percent.
Though it's important to note that results in mice aren't always replicated in humans, the study’s authors say the effect in humans is likely to be very similar. If they're right, that 6 percent could be enough of an edge to push athletes in close competition from second into first place. ..."
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