I like to incorporate 3-4 fasting rides a month into my schedule. I normally do them over the weekend before breakfast. Currently I do them outdoors but with the days getting shorter I will probably switch to indoor so that I can utilize the weekends for longer rides. I have a few questions:
1- are fasting rides worth the effort? I’m currently 180cm and 75.3kg. I’d like to get my weight down to 67-70kg (my race weight in high school was 59kg).
2- In terms of effort what should I be aiming for? I typically go for 60-120 minutes depending on how I’m feeling. Should I aim for HR at tempo with sprints into threshold or HR at threshold with sprints into anaerobic? Put another way should fasting rides be low effort or high effort? Does it matter physiologically for fat loss, or not so much?
3- Are there any TR podcasts on the subject? If so which ones?
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