How Does Caffeine Affect Cycling Performance?

Caffeine is the worlds most popular psychoactive drug, and is enjoyed by many of us in things like tea, coffee, and energy gels. A proven ergogenic aid, caffeine was actually on the WADA banned substances list for a period of time! In this video, Ollie dons his science glasses and explains what caffeine actually is, and how it can enhance your cycling performance.

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