A study done by the University of Illinois says that drinking up to three cups of coffee one hour before a strong work out has benefits.
Reduced perceived pain during and after the work out is just one.
Caffeine helps to block Adenosine. A compound your body makes when you have inflammation due to exercise.
Making it just a little easer to go that extra mile in that work out.
An increased alertness is one more. This increase give a person the focus that improves your determination to achieve your exercise bench marks.
Some study's have demonstrated that pro athletes perform above their base line levels when they consume coffee shorty before they compete in their selected sport.