Fuel Your Performance With the Right Fluids

Fuel Your Performance With the Right Fluids

Healthy Drinks, Healthy Recipes for Women, Nutrition for Women
You know you’re supposed to consume plenty of fluids — especially water — every day. But you also can rely on other beverages to provide hydration, including coffee, tea, milk and protein shakes. Here are some ideas on how to make the most of your daily beverages.EARLY-MORNING BUZZERCoffee is a low-cal way to get your brain synapses snapping when you first rise and is especially useful preworkout: Research shows that consuming caffeine blunts the pain associated with lifting heavier weights or increasing workout volume, which boosts long-term performance. Coffee is also high in antioxidants, which neutralize harmful free radicals, preventing damage to cells and allowing for better recovery and long-term health. Myth buster: Research shows that coffee does count as part of your daily fluid intake and that caffeine only…
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