This is number 3 in our 13-day "health benefits of coffee" series.
3. The Caffeine Can Drastically Improve Physical Performance
This is the “fight or flight” hormone, designed to make our bodies ready for intense physical exertion.
Because of this, it makes sense to have a strong cup of coffee about a half an hour before you head to the gym.
Bottom Line: Caffeine can increase adrenaline levels and release fatty acids from the fat tissues. It also leads to significant improvements in physical performance.