Would you like to train harder with less effort? As an endurance athlete, you love to push the limits. You don't just "work out" - You challenge the boundaries of personal fitness, and then redefine those limits by digging deep and pushing hard! But you have to admit; in your quest to kick your body into a higher gear there are times when you hit a wall. Sometimes you set ambitious goals, and your body refuses to go the distance. Certain situations challenge everyone's endurance: You can suffer so much oxygen debt after a swim that the competition grinds you to a halt... Or...

Whether you are a runner, cyclist, triathlete, or an endurance athlete you need to train as fast as possible without hitting the wall from high levels of lactic acid in your blood. Elite athletes and coaches know that increasing lactate threshold is essential to success. There are several factors that can be modified to improve performance and endurance in athletes. VO2max, exercise economy, and lactate threshold are all factors that can be improved with training and nutritional supplementation. If you can improve your lactate threshold your race speeds will improve. This post will focus...