Vicky Ware*, who writes for Lucy Bee regularly, has had an article published in the nutrition section of Cycling Fitness.
Why Coconut Oil is a Great Performance Aid for Cyclists
‘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.’
Cyclists Nutrition and Coconut Oil
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.
Emma Grant, Road Cyclist for Team GB
On and Off-Season Training with Emma Grant
Emma Grant’s Tips for Motivation
Emma Grant Talks Rest and Relaxation
Triathletes Using Coconut Oil
Holly Lawrence – A Triathlete’s Winter Training
Triathlete Training and Diet with Holly Lawrence
Ali Robertson – How He Trains for Triathlete Events
Other Articles by Vicky on Lucy Bee
Endurance Athletes and Coconut Oil
* 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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