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Train Your Focus

  • By Mimi Winsberg
  • Published Mar 14, 2014
Photo: Janos Schmidt/Triathlon.org

4. Fuel right.

Sugar and caffeine in regular doses keep the brain fueled and able to focus. In fact, caffeine may be the only legal and effective performance-enhancing supplement in endurance sports. Caffeine acts a stimulant, resulting in feelings of alertness and pleasure. It also decreases the brain’s perception of physical exhaustion. Make sure that while stretching your limits of mental focus you keep the brain sharp and properly fueled.

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