1. Accelerates fat loss
Perhaps the greatest benefit of having coffee before your workout is its fat-burning properties. Coffee—when consumed before exercise—can cause fat cells to be used as an energy source as opposed to glycogen. Also, the high amounts of caffeine in black coffee will increase your metabolism, which makes you burn more calories throughout the day. Having coffee before exercise enhances that effect.
As a bonus, caffeine and other compounds found in coffee act as an appetite suppressant, making you consume less overall.Back to top