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Having a cup of Yerba mate before exercise is a great way to get a small energy boost. The slight amount of caffeine will give you the energy to get through the exercise, also by drinking it, you'll increase your water level, which is very important during exercises. Yerba also contains zinc and selenium that are very good immunity boosters, especially for a long-term exerciser.
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Yerba mate helps you with your muscle recovering after an active exercise, because of its high amount of antioxidants such as phenolic compounds and saponins, which takes a huge part in the oxidative processes in our muscles.