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Practice makes perfect. We have all heard this before and it may be true in some pursuits but it is not true when it comes to racing endurance sports. There are so many factors in play that unless the circumstances are exactly the same during your training and on race day you will never be able to 'practice' what it is going to be like on race day. That being said, you can put yourself into environments that closely resemble race day conditions and be as prepared as you can possibly be when the race you dreamed of unfolds into the nightmare ...

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This simple question was asked of me twice in the past week and I answered quite simply as well: Because I love it. Truth be told it is far more complicated than that but in reality it is also that simple. I do the things I do because I love them. I do not have the time or patience to do things just because. When I put my training plan together I do so with a purpose. Each run during ultra training has a meaning whether that is recovery, tempo, trail or just long. Every swim, bike and run session during Ironman training has a reason. The idea o...