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Originally Posted by ericm979
Low carb diet and significant amounts of endurance training do not go well together.
How are you defining endurance training?
I've read that high intensity and low carb don't work well, but endurance with low carb should be OK. I don't have any personal experience with this (yet, I've switched to a low carb diet to help control my blood sugar). Given that I've never had any calorie related nutrition problems on the bike, I'm hoping that the type of biking I do (moderate intensity distance riding) will be sustainable on a low carb diet.