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Article: 4 Ways Chocolate Can Fuel Your Workout

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4 Ways Chocolate Can Fuel Your Workout

Of course, you love chocolate.

After all, it is one of the leading comfort foods in the world today. But did you know you can also use it to boost your exercise?

4 Ways Chocolate Can Fuel Your Workout

Here are four proven ways that chocolate can help take your workout to the next level:

1.It Can Help Boost Your Aerobic Capacity

Researchers have proven that eating dark chocolate makes your body use oxygen more efficiently. They believe that a flavonol in cacao is the one causing this effect.

 2.It Reduces Inflammation

Chocolate contains antioxidants that help reduce inflammation. Running and other forms of exercise cause inflammation of muscles and joints. So eating chocolate after a serious exercise session can help you recover.

3.It Gets You in the Right Mood

Chocolate contains serotonin, which is a hormone that regulates our mood. This is why eating chocolate can put you in the right mood before exercising. Just make sure you do not overeat.

4.Lets You Exercise Longer
Chocolate is also rich in caffeine, and that can help you run longer or do other forms of exercises for a more extended period.

These are just four ways chocolate can help you when it comes to exercising. Just keep in mind to eat it in moderation, as part of a healthy diet. So there are just a few things you need to remember about using it as a fuel source for exercise.

Start leading a proactive lifestyle now and while you’re at it, feel free to reward yourself with some exquisite Japanese confections from ROYCE’ Chocolate. ROYCE' Chocolate also has boutiques across the US for you to discover How Japan Does Chocolate. We also ship across the continental US through our official e-commerce site, roycechocolate.com.

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