Caffeine can be a useful tool in your arsenal to enhance athletic performance. Caffeine supplements come in many forms, all of which have pros and cons. Revvies Energy Strips deliver caffeine in a super convenient package. Revvies Energy Strips Revvies Energy Strips are a caffeine sports supplement. Each strip contains 40mg of caffeine, equivalent to…Continue reading Product review: Revvies Energy Strips
Caffeine is a widely used supplement used to enhance performance in endurance, strength and combat sports. Today we’ll discuss the flip side: Can caffeine harm performance? What is caffeine? Caffeine is a substance that “occurs naturally in foods, such as coffee, tea and cocoa and has a long history of safe use as a mild…Continue reading Can caffeine harm performance?
Caffeine is one of the few ergogenic substances backed by science, but it has different effects depending on the type of exercise. While its effects on endurance and strength have been widely studied, the role of caffeine for combat sports remains relatively unknown. What are combat sports? Combat sports is a broad category of disciplines…Continue reading Caffeine for combat sports
Caffeine is a known ergogenic (i.e. performance-enhancing) substance used by many athletes participating in various disciplines. But does it work for all types of exercise? What are the mechanisms behind caffeine and performance? How does it impact health? Caffeine as a supplement Caffeine is an alkaloid present in plants such as coffee that acts as…Continue reading Caffeine and performance
Australians love their coffee, although not as much as several Nordic and European countries (we didn’t make the list of top 20 coffee drinking countries in 2017). Australia is also a big consumer of tea, ranking #13 according to the same source. From the results of the latest Australian Health Survey (2011-12), 53.6% of women…Continue reading What’s in your coffee shop beverage?
Perhaps it’s not news to you that genes affect caffeine metabolism. It makes intuitive sense as we all know that person who can have coffee right before going to bed and still sleep like a baby. A little while ago I got an email announcing a new report derived from my myDNA genetic testing. Which…Continue reading Genes and caffeine metabolism