Caffeine Anhydrous: The Energy & Focus You Need To Attack The Day

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Caffeine is a common stimulant used by millions of people every day. Whether it is consumed through coffee, tea, soda or sports supplementation. When looking at the ingredients label of the Max Effort Muscle Pre-Workout or Fat Burner you will see Caffeine Anhydrous listed rather than caffeine. The difference with Caffeine Anhydrous is that nearly all of the water has been removed from the molecular structure. This provides a greater potency and allows the body to absorb it more readily.

            Caffeine works by stimulating the release of catecholamines. Catecholamines include dopamine, epinephrine and norepinephrine. The latter two are also referred to as adrenaline and noradrenaline. The catecholamine release provides energy by activating the central and peripheral nervous system. Caffeine has an obvious ergogenic effect, as the primary reason people consume any source of caffeine is to wake up and become more alert. Taking Caffeine Anhydrous prior to exercise has been shown to significantly improve performance during both aerobic and anaerobic activity. Caffeine anhydrous is able to elicit significant improvements in performance by acting as an adenosine receptor antagonist, allowing the caffeine to cause an effect on the central and peripheral nervous systems. This allows you to perceive less fatigue, improve motor unit recruitment and in-turn muscle fiber recruitment as well as improved excitation-contraction coupling, which is just a fancy way of saying you will activate more muscle per signal sent from the brain. Therefore the Max Effort Pre-Workout will give you more energy and more efficiency!

            Caffeine Anhydrous is also a beneficial ingredient for burning fat due to its thermogenic nature. Increases in lipolysis (fat breakdown), increased fat oxidation (utilization of fat for energy) and a greater ability to spare glycogen further improve the fat burning capacity of caffeine anhydrous. When the Fat Burner is introduced to your body, the body’s natural response is to ramp up metabolism and increase temperature causing you to burn more fat. Yes it is actually burned, burning fat is not just an expression. Your metabolism will destroy the fat and repurpose it for energy via oxidative metabolism. Now what happens to the fat you lose? It doesn’t just fall off onto the floor as you exercise but rather, through the metabolic pathways known as the Krebs Cycle (also known as the Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle) and the electron transport chain, the fat molecules are converted to CO2 and it is expired into the air. You literally exhale your fat! In addition to the fat burning properties, you will also get a nice bump in energy from the Max Effort Fat Burner without the extra calories found in some extravagant Starbucks order. This energy bump is extremely beneficial, especially when in a caloric deficit. You can bring your body fat down while keeping your focus and energy high!

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