Caffeine that stimulates the Central nervous system contained in the fruit of the coffee tree, is often used by athletes before the start. However, an overdose of coffee can lead to a positive result on a doping control.
Coffee is a widespread addiction. The stimulating properties of caffeine, this drink is used by many athletes. And here it should be mentioned that coffee is not always useful for an athlete. It is connected with restorative processes. The fact is that drinking coffee causes a dramatic increase in the blood of a particular protein – homocysteine. Daily
consumption of 3 cups of coffee homocysteine levels become chronically elevated. In itself it is fraught with the conversion of oxygen molecules, which interact with homocysteine, free radicals.
Athletes carrying heavy physical exertion are well aware of the destructive effects of free radicals. Continue reading