We talk to Empirical Cycling athlete Emma Edwards for an in-depth race report about the 2019 Cascade Classic, where she was racing with Amy D Foundation. We talk about her top 10 on the GC, the gods of mechanicals, what it's like racing against TWENTY20, and her bike's gremlin... just don't get it wet, somehow, in the Pacific northwest.
One of the theorized benefits of low carb or ketogenic diets for cyclists is that it spares glycogen so it can be used when needed most. Kolie and Kyle walk through a paper investigating this question. They then discuss the upsides and downsides and potential utility of fat-adaptive diets in daily training.
Fat adaptation followed by carbohydrate loading compromises high-intensity sprint performance