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Old 07-09-06, 04:01 AM
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It's a generic term for what Rolls Royce refers to as "a failure to proceed"....
After a couple hours you can use up your carbs, and that is the common bonk.
I am real good at depleting electrolytes, and that ain't a bed of roses.

Basically, as your exercise stretches out past an hour, you need to think about
nutrition. Your body needs stuff like carbs, water, electrolytes to keep pumping.
While it can get complicated; the basics are quite simple. Drink early and often.
Have a snack once in a while, and if it's hot, have a sports drink that has sodium and potassium. If I am stuck drinking gatorade or powerade, I will often mix them with water to cut the sweetness, and than add a teeny tiny dash of salt to
bring the sodium level back up.
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