Why Athletes Should Think Twice About Energy Drinks

A new study has revealed good news and bad news for athletes who enjoy energy drinks.

On the bright side, the study conducted by Camilo Jose Cela University (CJCU) in Madrid, revealed that the athletes they studied who downed energy drinks before athletic competition saw their performance improve. The bad news is that the slight bump in performance came with a nasty list of side effects including insomnia, nervousness and an increased stimulation level following competition.


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