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Caffeine And Exercise Performance Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Caffeine And Exercise Performance.

The Buzz On Energy Drinks

We've all seen the flashy cans of energy drinks crowding the shelves at gas stations and grocery stores. From students to sports stars, it seems like everyone has used an energy supplement to up their game at some point. But what exactly puts the...  Read more

The Buzz on Caffeine

Caffeine: Most of us can't get through the day without it. Whether brewing a fresh pot of coffee in the morning, enjoying lunch with a refreshing can of cola, or recharging in the afternoon with an energy drink, we have many routines and food rit...  Read more

Getting Rest with RLS

When your legs ache, you can usually lie down and relax to alleviate your symptoms. But for people who suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS for short), relaxing only makes them hurt more. According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as...  Read more

Drinking Water During Exercise

The Well-Watered Exerciser Except for oxygen, there’s nothing your body needs more than an adequate supply of water. And the more you exercise, the more important it is to drink the right amount of water before, during, and after your workout...  Read more

8 Healthy Energy Boosters

You're sitting at work, and you feel yourself drifting off. Your head is bobbing, and you're minutes away from zonking out completely. Sure, you plan to hit the hay early tonight to make up for it, but you need help NOW. (Snoring or drooling...  Read more

Work and exercise; do they mix?
Updated 7/9/2014 11:32:21 AM

Question for everyone out there, I am going to be working for my step-mom who has started her own cleaning business and I was wondering if that could be considered daily exercise? I don't do much now, but I'm starting a new exercise schedule later...  Read more

Mondays exercise
Updated 7/8/2014 9:46:39 AM

I did the 11 minute cardio chair exercise. It made me feel so good because even though I am in a power chair, it was still something I could do....  Read more

Exercising for my age
Updated 7/7/2014 10:45:59 PM

On the Elliptical, at my gym, there are heart rate ranges for age. They show a 60% and an 80% of max for working out. The chart suggests that I should be at least at 136 bpm for a cardio workout at my age. Does this mean that I should never be over 1...  Read more

exercise
Updated 7/7/2014 11:55:46 AM

how many days do ya'll exercise? 30...  Read more

Umbilical hernia. Any exercise ideas?
Updated 7/5/2014 12:15:39 PM

If someone has an umbilical hernia what type of exercises are good?...  Read more

Food is Energy

This took years for me to understand: Food is NOT the enemy! Food is, plain and simple, energy. My body requires energy to function properly. Premium energy = optimum performance; low-grade energy = poor performance. There is no "good" food or "b...  Read more

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Take a "Caffeine Nap"Never heard of a caffeine nap? You down a cup of coffee right before you take a 15-minute nap. The 15 minutes is long enough for the caffeine to take effect, and your nap is short enough that you don't wake up groggy. Click here...  Read more

Curves Divas

Calling all women who go to Curves! As we learn healthy eating and exercise habits we can support one another!...  Read more

Cup of Joe Eases Exercise Pains

For many morning exercisers, a cup of coffee is part of the pre-workout routine. It can help a person gather the energy to jump on the treadmill for a run instead of running back to bed. But according to a new study, coffee can also help lessen som...  Read more

The Real Dangers of Energy Drinks

Recently my teenage son and I found ourselves killing time at the grocery store while waiting for the pharmacy to fill a prescription.  Surrounded by an array of protein supplements and energy drinks, my typical "tell mom only what is absol...  Read more