Caffeine has been used for medical and relaxation purposes, among others for many years. Recently, it was found out that the effects of caffeine could benefit body builders in numerous ways. Body builders require coffee because it helps them increase the amount of testosterone, a hormone that helps to strengthen and enlarge the muscles. Its the fuel that gives body builders the energy, motivation and power to engage in strenuous activities.
After taking a cup of coffee, body builders feel energized and their muscles respond much better to the lifting. The coffee filters trap certain types of oily substances during brewing which finds their way into your cup. Their role is to regulate cholesterol level in the body.
The filters eliminate elements in coffee that may cause negative effects. Paper filters gets rid of LDL whose presence in the body is known to be harmful. It has been proven that people who take coffee regularly can reduce their chances of getting type 2 diabetes and liver cirrhosis among other life threatening ailments.
If taken before a workout, caffeine enhances the aerobic strength of the body. Also, the stimulant increases the flexion power, knee extension and overall strength of weightlifters.
Nonetheless, ingesting coffee filters prior to taking part in low intensity workouts has been proven to boost the rate of body metabolism. The body releases adrenaline and norepinephrine which stimulates the release of fatty acids into the bodys blood system which causes a hiked rate of fat mobilization and metabolism.
The level of endurance which a body delivers when a person is engaged in aerobic exercises is relatively high when someone takes coffee before engaging in workouts. This is what all body builders crave for. Scientific studies done in the past have been quick to point out this fact. Endurance means you remain on a strenuous act for longer before exhaustion creeps in.
Recovery is essential for every athlete who takes part in body building. After taking caffeine, the amount of glycogen in the muscles increases by a huge margin therefore enhancing the rate at which post exercise recovery can be achieved. Especially if ingested after completing training, the amount of time which it takes the muscles to recover is kept at the minimal.
However, its prudent to use coffee filters wisely. Like other stimulants, more is not always better because the benefit reduces when the recommended level is exceeded. Caffeine is also diuretic and may cause dehydration.