5. Avoid Temptation
Most often, temptation comes during travel to races. Because your routine and schedule are disrupted, it is easy to stray from your normal nutrition plan. It is very important to avoid this and take the time to prepare your fueling strategy before traveling. Be sure to locate grocery stores and restaurants and bring any cooking tools and food that you will need in order to be self-sufficient and stay in control of your diet.
This piece first appeared in the September 2011 issue of Competitor Magazine.