Around 60 percent of Americans live for a daily cup of Joe. It’s a popular mood and energy-booster, especially among working adults. But it has a lot of benefits beyond that.
Studies have proven that coffee – the natural one, not the processed one with harmful additives – can help reduce your risk of chronic illnesses like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, liver disease and even certain types of cancers.
Even athletes have discovered its benefits when it comes to maximizing muscle gains. In particular, black coffee for bodybuilders has shown positive effects. But we’ll get to that.
Let’s start with the benefits of coffee in general. Here’s an interesting infographic made by Tantika Tivorat on Prevention:
For more details, you may want to check this article by Kris Gunnars on Authority Nutrition:
13 Proven Health Benefits of Coffee (No. 1 is My Favorite)
Coffee is actually very healthy. It is loaded with antioxidants and beneficial nutrients that can improve your health. The studies show that coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of several serious diseases. Read more…
Now let’s focus on the positive effects of coffee when it comes to weight loss and muscle-building. Black coffee is actually the choice of many athletes and bodybuilders – an 8-ounce cup of pure black coffee (no added sugar or creamer!) contains only 2 calories and no fat.
Read more about its bodybuilding benefits in this article on Flex Online:
Black Coffee for Bodybuilders
For years FLEX has recommended that bodybuilders drink plenty of black coffee every day. And we’re happy (and a bit surprised) to welcome the U.S. government aboard now that a dietary panel made a similar recommendation earlier this year: Every healthy adult should drink three to five cups of black coffee per day for optimal health. That’s particularly good news for bodybuilders who are trying to cut body fat while staying energized for intense workouts. Here are five ways black coffee helps support your bodybuilding gains. Read more…
To wrap this up, black coffee for bodybuilders is good as it increases strength, boosts energy, promotes better recovery, burns unwanted fats, and basically, maximizes gains.
Coffee is good for anyone to reduce inflammation that causes chronic illnesses. It also eases stress and depression, even boosts your brain health and memory. There’s really no reason to not have another cup of Joe – a lot of studies say so!
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