Is green tea extract on your list of go-to supplements? If not, maybe it should be.
Besides being linked to helping your body burn more fat, research has found it to have potent antioxidant properties which can help fight off disease. But it turns out that the extract of out favorite tea leaf can do more than make you a lean lifting machine, green tea extract may make your mind more agile, too.
Swiss researchers report in the journal of Psychopharmology that when healthy volunteers drank a whey-based drink with 27.5 grams of green tea extract their working memory improved. Why? According to the study, the green tea extract helped make the connections in the part of the brain that regulates our working memory more pliable.
Now, if you could only master head-to-knee pose.