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24. Coffee speeds recovery.

After a good workout, the first thing you probably reach for is a nice glass of water or a protein shake. To mix up the routine, try a cup of Joe after your daily workout. A recent study has proven that ingesting both carbs and caffeine following an exhaustive exercise is actually good for you. When you workout, your body depletes glycogen levels, which is your main fuel during exercise. Research has shown that drinking coffee replenished 66% more glycogen in the muscles a few hours after an intense workout.

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