“The most important physical component was focusing on back to back high mileage days”.
Travis, like many of us follows a balanced training plan of cardio/strength/agility. For the G2G however, he backed off of everything except long distance conditioning and cardio.
“The most important mental component was food planning”.
Participants in the race had to carry all of their food for the entire 7 days. There was a 2000 calorie per day minimum established by the race rules. Travis made his own food for the race, and ate more than 2000 calories/day.
Mayflower gear is some of the best in the business. As someone who knows the importance of good gear for our Special Operations Forces, do you think that gear plays a role in an individual’s mindset? In other words, do you think that individual’s perform at a higher level knowing they have the best gear?
“Combat is a stressor, running 30 miles a day is a stressor and in each case there are numerous sub stressors. When you can remove stressors, you perform better. Good kit allows you to focus on the mission”.