Coconut Oil and Coffee
There is a craze growing around at the moment among many gym goers, and that’s putting coconut oil in your coffee as a pre-workout.
Although this may sound strange and you might be thinking oil in coffee…REALLY? But I kid you not, that not only does it taste nice but it has numerous benefits to your health and can help you with your overall fitness goals.
• Coffee is a natural source of caffeine, which can help raise your metabolism and increasing your energy levels
• Coconut oil comprises mainly of MCTs (medium chain triglycerides) – these fats are absorbed quickly by the body and are used immediately for energy as they require no further digestion by the liver
• Coconut oil also a great energy source and has muscle sparing properties
• It’s a great way of getting energy without the insulin spike from sugar which leaves you feeling tired for the rest of the day and has a massive comedown effect.