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Halle Berry's #FitnessFriday Instagram posts are admittedly one of the most inspiring parts of our week: they always give details about their wellness program, Best for Diet and Fitness Advice (Halle Berry fell on Instagram)
This week, however, she unveiled something we found very interesting: her road to a workout, she said, was caffeinated To drink water. 19659004] "What I plan every day when I train is that hint of water kicking," Berry explained in her # PHITTalks Instagram story as she held a bottle of apple-pear-heck kick. "Water we need to stay hydrated, but kick contains caffeine, but it's more of a natural caffeine, and maybe I drink three to four of them every workout." (Associated: Halle Berry reveals the snack she's on the keto diet for Energy)
Berry's trainer, Peter Lee Thomas, said she had hooked him on Hint Kick. Also. "I love her," commented Thomas. "You are so good." (Similar: Halle Berry's trainer says she has the athleticism of a 25-year-old man)
What exactly is "natural" caffeinated water
Hint is a brand of fruity water that contains no calories, sweeteners or preservatives There are three variants: Still, Sparkling and, of course, caffeinated. A 1
We asked nutritionist Julie Upton, RD, what she thinks about Berry consuming so much caffeine in each workout. "About an hour before training, [caffeine] is possible most athletes should experience a higher intensity," says Upton Health . "Caffeine provides a boost by making it easier for muscles to burn body fat , It also increases the alertness that makes training seem less tiring. "(See: Halle Berry says she's intermittently fasting on the keto diet – is that healthy?)
However, your body will quickly get used to caffeine, if you have it everyday, Upton adds, which means you need to suck more to get the benefits, and many athletes reduce caffeine weeks before the competition, so that they will have a standard amount (about 100 to 100) on the day of a big race 200 mg) and can improve performance, for most people, total caffeine intake should be limited to 400 mg daily or about 4 cups of coffee, she says (Related: Halle Berry's favorite workouts that help her in incredible ways
In her IG story, Berry said the caffeine in Hint Kick is "more natural." But Upton says it's exactly the same as the caffeine found in coffee. (The caffeine in S ODA, on the other hand, is often synthetic.)
Should you drink caffeinated water if you want to tickle your training a little? "Caffeine can have a small advantage for everyday daily exercise but no real benefit," Upton advises. On the other hand, if you just want to drink it to channel your inner hall Berry, we think it's a great idea. (See also: Halle Berry has just posted a bikini selfie with her favorite anti-aging mask)
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This story originally appeared on Health.com by Samantha Lauriello.