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No Caffeine Before Exercising! HUH??

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Old October 29th 06, 01:43 PM posted to balt.general,sci.med,sci.med.nursing,misc.fitness.aerobic,misc.fitness.misc
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Default No Caffeine Before Exercising! HUH??

According to Nov 2006 "Consumers Reports On Health," a study found
that when healthy people exercised after ingesting 200 mg of
caffeine--about two coffee cups' worth-- blood flow to their hearts
decreased by 22% (39% when breathing oxygen-deprived air that
simulated high altitude or the degenerative effects of heart disease).
The study's lead researcher said that people with heart disease who
consume 200 mg of more probably should not exercise for at least five
hours, the time it takes for about half the caffeine to leave the

WTF?? What about people without signs of CV disease??

Hell, I purposely use caffeine as a boost to begin exercise, not from
coffee, but from three diet Dr. Peppers, a total of about 125 mg.


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