Vicky Ware*, who writes for Lucy Bee regularly, has had an article published in the nutrition section of Cycling Fitness.
‘Studies have found that highly trained athletes have a better fat burning system, meaning they’re better at accessing their fat stores during exercise. Because they are burning fat for energy, they can keep going at the same power output for longer.’
Virgin coconut oil is very popular with a range of endurance athletes including top performing cyclists like Emma Grant and triathletes like Ali Robertson. Here’s a selection of articles written by these athletes, explaining how they train and why virgin coconut oil is part of their nutritional programme.
* Vicky has a degree in Biological Sciences with a focus on biochemistry and immunology and is currently studying for a MSc in Drug Discovery and Protein Biotechnology. She is also an endurance athlete.
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