New Zealand Blackcurrant improves cycling performance and fat oxidation in cyclists

Synopsis
  • CurraNZ blackcurrant extract improved 16.1 km time trial performance by 2.4% (mean) with improvements up to 8.6%.
  • CurraNZ improved fat oxidation up to 27% at moderate exercise intensity
  • CurraNZ blackcurrant extract improved cycling speed in the last 75% of the 16.1 km time-trial.
  • CurraNZ allowed athletes to tolerate higher concentrations of blood plasma lactate 
Published, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 2015