Coffee Versus Cardio: Can Exercise Offer The Same Mental Boost As Caffeine?

From: medicalxpress.com

Your alarm goes off and it’s time to start another day. What’s your first step? Perhaps making a cup of coffee? You may want to consider a brisk walk instead.

In Canada, coffee is second only to water as the beverage most commonly consumed by adults. Although caffeine—the psychoactive ingredient present in —is associated with several  such as increased alertness, energy and mood, caffeine is not all good news for everyone. Some individuals experience negative effects from caffeine consumption, such as increased anxiety symptoms and muscle tremors.

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