Former pro cyclist and successful lobbyist for the Tour de France Femmes, Kathryn Bertine joins the podcast to discuss her new memoir about these efforts, STAND, which details what it took, and what it cost. We discuss the writing and publishing process, activism and slacktivism, what people can do to effect change at every level, the financial structure of the TdF and sponsorships in cycling, what the Homestretch Foundation is and its purpose, an unlikely friendship with a raunchy comedian, and much more.
This episode discusses (and debunks) five training myths regarding training volume, and your listener questions asked on Kolie's Instagram.
-You can overtrain on volume but not intensity
-Women can’t do as much volume as men
-You can replace high volume with high intensity
-Easy spinning is junk miles
-You don’t need to train many hours to be fast