Energy drinks such as Red Bull are becoming increasingly popular among young athletes. Energy drink companies now sponsor many athletes and sports teams including New York Red Bull of Major League Soccer. Thus, it is not surprising that many high school age players regularly drink one or two servings of an energy drink prior to competition.
When asked, they comment that the “caffeine shot” improves their strength, alertness, quickness and endurance. However, is this truly the case?
Read on to find out one scientific study’s conclusion.