Caffeine Can Pump Up Your Workout

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS
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Quick Tip: Caffeine Can Pump Up Your Workout

One way to burn more fat when exercising is to increase the intensity of your workout. A little caffeine can help you do just that!  Studies suggest that having a cup or two of coffee or strong tea an hour or so before you exercise can allow you to work out a little harder or a little longer before you get tired.  Be sure to drink plenty of water during and after exercising. (For more details, see my show on the Benefits of Caffeine.)

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About the Author

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS

Monica Reinagel is a board-certified licensed nutritionist, author, and the creator of one of iTunes' most highly ranked health and fitness podcasts. Her advice is regularly featured on the TODAY show, Dr. Oz, NPR, and in the nation's leading newspapers, magazines, and websites. Do you have a nutrition question? Call the Nutrition Diva listener line at 443-961-6206. Your question could be featured on the show.