Menstruation and its effect on athletic performance is not often discussed in athletics, even though most female athletes deal with it in their daily lives. However, more researchers have begun to look at this subject, and some are observing how other factors, such as caffeine consumption, could influence a female’s performance during sports. A recent … Continue reading Do Caffeine and Menstrual Cycles Affect Athletic Performance?
That morning cup of coffee usually leads to a bathroom run later. You did just ingest liquid, but it’s also because the caffeine in coffee is a diuretic—a substance that stimulates the kidneys to release more urine. We know this effect of caffeine well from our daily routine but how caffeine interacts with our kidneys’ … Continue reading Why Does Coffee Make You Have to Go?