The Mind Is Stronger Than the Caffeine

Here is a recent and interesting study showing the power of the mind and how large an impact it can have on our exercise performance. Well-trained athletes ran seven 1000-time trials over the course of four weeks. The first few to establish a baseline for performance without caffeine, and the last 4 to test the … Read more

Caffeine: Effects, Benefits, and Safety

Which is the most popular psychoactive drug in the world? Caffeine, of course. Our favorite drug has many different physiological effects, one being potentially enhanced performance during exercise. This effect is mainly exerted by blocking the neurotransmitter adenosine from its receptors. Caffeine increases both aerobic endurance performance, muscular endurance, and even anaerobic strength and power activities … Read more