But one important tip for morning coffee drinkers. Don’t drink your coffee within one hour of waking. This is because your body’s natural circadian rhythm (sleep/wake cycle) needs time to adjust. The hormones being release in this first hour will drastically decrease the caffeine’s effect, and you’ll need more of it. Instead of reaching for coffee first thing, try these tips:
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So when you ingest that sugary post workout drink right after your workout, your body will immediately dump insulin into the blood stream to manage the increase in blood glucose, and in the process, circulating levels of testosterone decrease.
This slow release energy coupled with sufficient caloric intake allows me to be moderately active and mentally present, so neither my movement practice or patient interactions are compromised.