It’s a billion dollar industry that millions of people partake in every morning. Coffee has become a breakfast staple and there seems to be one café per ten people living in Australia. It’s often associated with healthy, fit people who lead in active lifestyle and has become a social staple. But is coffee good for you?
It’s well known that caffeine is a drug, like alcohol but with different effects. Over consumption can lead to jittery behaviour and poor sleep, but many people claim to not be able to function without their morning cup or two (or three). Here are a few pros and cons of coffee drinking to help you make your own decision.
Caffeine Can Boost Athletic Performance
Having a cup of coffee or a pre-workout drink with caffeine in it can boost the adrenaline levels in your blood. The extra adrenaline and focus from the caffeine can help you work out harder and longer in the early mornings. The ritual of drinking a cup of coffee in the morning before a workout can also prove to be a great way to focus your mind on your day’s activities. It’s hard to find the motivation to work out first thing in the morning, but having that cup of coffee can be a great way to set out your goals for the day and focus in on what you’re wanting to accomplish.
Coffee Beans Contains Antioxidants
The coffee bean has been studied extensively and proven to contain antioxidants that fight against free radicals and help to protect your cells.…