Minimal effect of acute caffeine ingestion on intense resistance training performance.

@article{Astorino2011MinimalEO,
  title={Minimal effect of acute caffeine ingestion on intense resistance training performance.},
  author={Todd A Astorino and Brian J. Martin and Lena Schachtsiek and Keau Wong and Karno Ng},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={1752-8}
}
The primary aim of the study was to determine the efficacy of acute caffeine intake to enhance intense resistance training performance. Fourteen resistance-trained men (age and body mass = 23.1 ± 1.1 years and 83.4 ± 13.2 kg, respectively) who regularly consumed caffeine ingested caffeine (6 mg · kg(-1)) or placebo 1 hour before completion of 4 sets of barbell bench press, leg press, bilateral row, and barbell shoulder press to fatigue at 70-80% 1-repetition maximum. Two minutes of rest was… CONTINUE READING