While all green tea naturally contains caffeine, the energy boost received from Matcha is largely due to its unique combination of other nutrients. The increased endurance from a cup of Matcha Green Tea can last up to 6 hours and because of the effects of L-Theanine, Matcha drinkers experience none of the usual side-effects of stimulants, such as nervousness and hypertension.
Drinking Matcha Green Tea has also been shown to increase metabolism and help the body burn fat about four times faster than average. Matcha appears to cause no negative side-effects, such as increased heart rate and high blood pressure.
How does Matcha Green Tea benefit athletes?
Studies show that drinking Matcha has improved physical endurance by 24% during difficult workouts, it’s nearly calorie free, it boosts metabolism, and it burns fat. It lowers athletic stress, helps regulate blood pressure and heart rate, and because of its special growing procedures, is substantially higher in chlorophyll, which is a powerful body detoxifier.