Your morning Starbucks may be doing more than waking you up before an early morning workout. Studies show drinking coffee prior to a workout reduces muscles soreness and fatigue by nearly half. "Assuming no medical contraindications to the use of caffeine, I recommend two cups of coffee prior to workout," says Ann Kulze, MD, author of the best-selling Eat Right for Life series. "You’ll also take advantage of caffeine’s well-documented ability to boost endurance."
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