Fasted Training: Does It Work & Should You Do It?
Published on January 12th 2023
Cycling on an empty stomach is something we’ve all done but is it something we should be doing? Fasted training is seen by some as a good way to burn fat and lose weight, however this is controversial and there could be dangers involved. Conor goes mythbusting to see whether riding fasted is safe, if it works, and whether you should be doing it to get fit and become a better cyclist. 0:00 Intro 0:33 What is fasted training? 3:02 Does it actually work? 4:36 What are the risks? 5:39 But are there any benefits? 6:38 Summary Useful Links: Ride with us at the Global Bike Festival: https://gcn.eu/GBF2023 Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: https://gcn.eu/plus Download the GCN App for free: https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/jan-sale2 Join the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ Do you ever do fasted rides? Let us know in the comments below! 💬 If you liked this video, be sure to give it a thumbs up 👍 and share it with your friends! Watch more on GCN... 📹 Don’t Make These Weight Loss Mistakes 👉 https://youtu.be/OLOpSJ2nHjM 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 https://gcn.eu/editorschoice 📹 Or why not check out our Features Playlist 👉 https://gcn.eu/gcnfeatures 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎵 Voice Clip Male 119 - SFX Producer Almandine - Bonsaye Bottle Rocket 6 - SFX Producer Bulking Season - Timothy Infinite Button Up - Timothy Infinite Cafe Mornings - Mai Ligne Chaos Theory - Ava Low Everyone Dance - Guustavv Flute Salad - Matt Large Get in Here - Smartface Gotta - Smartface Life Upon Us - Alan Carlson-Green Like Water or Something - Lofive Low Lands (Instrumental Version) - Xavy Rusan Sidelined - Dip Diet Suction Pop 7 - SFX Producer Sunday Scaries - Auxjack The September Ball - Cercles Nouvelles The Thought of You (Instrumental Version) - Snake City #gcn #cycling #roadbike #roadcycling #bike #bikes #bikelife #fitness #health Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ The Global Cycling Network (GCN) is the largest online cycling channel in the world, bringing together a global community of road cyclists to celebrate everything that’s great about the world of cycling. Our videos bring fans compelling daily content including expert tutorials, techniques, training, racing, cutting-edge bike tech, unparalleled behind the scenes event coverage, humour, entertainment, and more. Presented by ex-pro riders, GCN offers a uniquely qualified insight into the world of cycling, and most importantly it’s fuelled by our passionate and enthusiastic fans – everyone who makes up the GCN community. We also bring the latest and greatest tech to your attention, showcase the best places in the world to ride and get exclusive access to events and races. Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside Cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing: https://gcn.eu/Castelli Giro Helmets: https://gcn.eu/Giro Pinarello Bikes: https://gcn.eu/Pinarello Zipp Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Zipp Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Pirelli Tyres: https://gcn.eu/Pirelli Orbea Bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Vision Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Elite Bottles: https://gcn.eu/EliteBottles Whoop Fitness: https://gcn.eu/Whoop Komoot: https://gcn.eu/komoot Selle Italia: https://gcn.eu/SelleItalia SIS: https://gcn.eu/ScienceInSport Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwift Shimano Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Shimano Shadow Stand: https://gcn.eu/ShadowStand DMT Shoes: https://gcn.eu/DMT Watch our sister channels: GCN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gcntech GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing Global Triathlon Network - https://www.youtube.com/gtn GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Español - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Français - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Japan - https://www.youtube.com/gcnjapan GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntraining Global Mountain Bike Network - https://youtube.com/gmbn GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/embn