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    Black Coffee as a pre-workout

    What do you guys think of this. Does it provide you with enough energy to finish a good workout? What about focus and drive? Can black coffee be an effective pre-workout?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MuscleGauge1 View Post
    What do you guys think of this. Does it provide you with enough energy to finish a good workout? What about focus and drive? Can black coffee be an effective pre-workout?
    I'll do coffee every now mad than but I can't stay as focused as I can on a per workout

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    I usually have a coffee before working out! works for me.....

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    Black coffee works well for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MuscleGauge1 View Post
    What do you guys think of this. Does it provide you with enough energy to finish a good workout? What about focus and drive? Can black coffee be an effective pre-workout?
    Caffeine Enhance Performance

    Caffeine is one of the real deals when it comes to ergogenic aides.

    There is plenty of research data that demonstrates.

    Effect of Two Doses of Caffeine on Muscular Function during Isokinetic Exercise
    Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 42(12):2205-2210, December 2010.

    Caffeine produces between a 5 - 8% increase in performance.

    Aerobic Benefits of Caffeine Supplementation
    Torrey A. Smith, MA, CSCS, NSCA Research

    "The major finding of this study is that ingestion of 6-9 mg/kg of caffeine contained within a capsule one hour prior to exercise leads to a significant" increase in performance.

    Ubiquitous

    Caffeine is foundation of every "energy" and weight loss supplement on the market. That because it works.

    Cheap and Legal

    The cost for caffeine tablet or caffeine power is pennies.

    Everyone sells it so you can't get busted.

    "Does it provide you with enough energy to finish a good workout?"

    That depend on how long, you work is. Caffeine will give you a boost. However, there are NO miracle "supplements" that allow you to push too hard too long.

    "What about focus and drive?"

    Yes, that is why people drink it upon waking or when driving late at night. It keeps the alert and focused.

    Black Coffee

    It will work. It provides about 200 mg of caffeine.

    Kenny Croxdale

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    Only downside is I believe you build a tolerance to it. I never drank coffee, then when I did I broke out into a sweat right away. Then it took larger cups, then larger cups more often.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Powermaster View Post
    Only downside is I believe you build a tolerance to it. I never drank coffee, then when I did I broke out into a sweat right away. Then it took larger cups, then larger cups more often.
    General Adaptation Syndrome

    The General Adaptation Syndrome applies to caffeine and just about everything else in life.

    You body will adjust to it and become desensitized.

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    many experiments and studies were done on caffeine, however it has to be a double blinded experiment where the subject does not know if he was taking caffeine or not, most studies suggest that it can help increase performance, some say by 6% but this increase disappears as the subject gets used to caffeine...so it is more significant in non caffeine users. few studies suggest that there are no increase in performance, another study looked at the effects of creatine, caffeine , and the combination of both creatine and caffeine and found not effects. As far as alertness it probably works. However caffeine does not improve reflexes.
    so i guess it is a good stimulant for some as long as it is not abused or taken routinely, i believe most of it is not that significant it just makes you more alert giving the impression you are going to perform better.
    IN SHORT IF YOU LIKE COFFEE THEN TAKE IT AND IF YOU DON'T THEN DON'T , JUST DO NOT EXPECT MIRACLES FROM COFFEE.
    as far as i am concerned i did not try it, since i don't take caffeine it keeps me awake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MuscleGauge1 View Post
    What do you guys think of this. Does it provide you with enough energy to finish a good workout? What about focus and drive? Can black coffee be an effective pre-workout?
    I add a bit of milk to mine but... a coffee is all you need! fuck all that hyped up bull shit on the shelves!

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    That's always been my go to for pre WO boosts. At literally a fraction of the cost of most formulated pre WO supps. Some times I don't even brew, I just get the instant kind and slam it on the way to train. Don't taste too good but serves its purpose. If money was no object than yea, id love to do the furmulated supps made for it, but I like to be on the fruggle side with my supp spending outside of the assentials like protein.

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    Black coffee, Taurine, Beta Alanine, L- Arginine and a rip of hash oil

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    Quote Originally Posted by hypo_glycemic View Post
    Black coffee, Taurine, Beta Alanine, L- Arginine and a rip of hash oil
    The last one is for after the workout for me.

    I like some taurine and creatin in my cup of java pre-wo!

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    Just had my three cups of black coffee before my workout and it worked really well! I was full of energy and had some focus too. I Think that black coffee worked today. We shall see what it does tomm. I think that its a good staple product for energy and its cheap too. How many cups a day do you guys think is too much?

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    and a banana

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    just amazed with the responses here as i've never thought of the same .. black coffee as a per-workout .. great .. I'll try and see how it would come out as an impact over my physique..

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