Eating with a purpose means making smart food choices to fuel whatever it is you want to accomplish with your meal. Want to be able to train and compete at your best? A huge part of this is being intentional about what you put in your body. Whether it's going on a big ride in the mountains, sneaking in a quick weekday interval session, or having an easy recovery day, fueling yourself appropriately for the task at hand is the only way to maximize your long-term performance.
I recently had a chance to catch-up with Payson in Durango ahead of his big race at the Leadville 100 this weekend and thought I'd ask a few questions so everyone can learn more about the two-time defending marathon mountain bike national champion.