How to Optimize Carbohydrate Absorption

Copied from the TrainingPeaks newsletter, unedited, and used without permission. The following is a lightly-edited excerpt from The RP Diet for Endurance. Because carbohydrate absorption rate in the gastrointestinal tract is limited during exercise, it is inevitable that supply will not keep up with metabolic demand during long endurance bouts. To minimize this inequity, it is

Build Your Ability to Dig Deep in Competition

An article taken from TrainingPeaks newsletter, used in full without alterations and used without their permission.  Everyone trains, but in endurance events what really differentiates the winners from those who falter is their mental toughness. No endurance race is a walk on a cloud—in each and every race you will face a low point. You