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Sometimes you're the hammer, sometimes you're the nail

I don’t know where I got this quote from or whether I just made it up.  Regardless it succinctly sums up my general feelings about triathlon training.  One day your kicking goals and taking names and then nekminit, bin.  Building our endurance foundation requires day in day out training and we subject our bodies to widely fluctuating variables such as energy levels, muscle soreness, motivation levels, weather etc.  We simply can’t expect to be fully fuelled and super motivated for each and every session we do as there is always some level of fatigue being carried from session to session.  And this is by design.  Endurance training’s ultimate purpose is to push the ‘wall’ further and further away which is achieved...

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