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Becoming Ultra

The Becoming Ultra is all about that first Ultra. We follow other runners training for their first Ultra, interview race directors of Ultra's, talk training tips, and just about anything for that next, very long, step.
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Jul 16, 2019

SELF CARE!!!! It's important...make sure to focus on your self care daily so that you can be your best!

 

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Jul 13, 2019

Scott and Steph just chat it up in the weekly show on the Becoming Ultra.  Typical shoutouts for the team, new recipes, and adventures with kids take up the bulk of this one.  Enjoy!

Jul 12, 2019

Payton just got off a big week and has been recovering for most of the week. We talk about what the next and last few weeks before her first 100 miler looks like on the show today. Enjoy!

Jul 11, 2019

Kathryn is as hard working an athlete as she is worker.  Two jobs and some lofty goals make everything tougher than they have to be but this is her reality. Today, we are troubleshooting her schedule amongst other things.

Jul 9, 2019

Take a good hard look at the time your spending outdoors and then figure out how you can spend even more time outside. 

 

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Jul 8, 2019

Ileana has been diligent in her training but seems to have hit a point where some of the efforts aren't fun. We dive into why this happens and how to get around it. She also has some great training questions along the way.

Jul 6, 2019

Heather is running the Tahoe 100 soon and her coach Liza Howard walks her through an exercise to troubleshoot issues before they happen.  Also, running on the Fourth of July and trail camp in Texas.

Jul 5, 2019

Chelsea has some legit reasons why running has been on the backburner but Ellie and Scott try to steer her straight and put things into perspective!  For any busy runners out there, this might be the tough love you needed too!   Enjoy the show!

Jul 4, 2019

Be the man/woman in the arena and live life daring greatly!!

 

Brene Brown- https://youtu.be/iCvmsMzIF7o

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead

Theodore Roosevelt- The Man in the Arena

 

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Jul 1, 2019

Today I'm introducing Nicole Christensen, who is the owner of the CrossFit Roots gym in Boulder, Colorado.  She stepped away from a government job in 2008 to start her own crossfit gym and has been changing lives ever since.  Listen and be inspired!

 

Resources:

Follow Nicole on Instagram @nicchristensen or check out her website at www.crossfitroots.com

 

Jun 29, 2019

Scott and Steph catch up on the week that was for Becoming Ultra. It's our weekly conversation show. Enjoy!

Jun 28, 2019

Ileana was excited and nervous about her mountain race in Romania so we did one last call before the effort.  It's a short but good episode about a few of the things she was going to focus on during the race. Enjoy!

Jun 27, 2019

Today's podcast is inspired by Jenn Thompson @agazelle74 on Instagam.  She is an amazing woman who has been through the trauma of rattlesnake bites and a brain tumor that left her visually impaired.  Follow her story to feel the real connection of human struggle and empowerment. 

I also wanted to introduce the "What If" mentality that David Goggins provides in his motivational speaking.  Follow him on Instagram @davidgoggins or buy his book, Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy The Odds.  Watch his introduction to the "What If" mentality on https://youtu.be/c7LpCOrL6Rs

 

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Jun 24, 2019

Today's focus is to sit back, relax and enjoy the life around you!!

 

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Jun 21, 2019

Scott and Steph go through a bunch of the newest stuff from Becoming Ultra and give some shout outs to runners and new Team BU members!  Enjoy the show!

Jun 21, 2019

Liza and Heather are on the show to talk about Heather's all night 50 miler a week ago and some smart ways to prevent blisters as well as upcoming training goals. Enjoy the show.

Jun 20, 2019

Are you a YES person?  Listen in to get strategies on how to set limits and boundaries so that your YES mentality doesn't burn you out!!

 

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Jun 19, 2019

A couple nights before the Dirty 30 50k in Colorado Scott hosted a little pre race dinner for some friends and Team BU teammates.  They had to go answer a handful of questions while dinner was served in the Becoming Ultra studio!!  Listen to those answers as well as some nonsense a few minutes before the start of the race on that Saturday morning.  Thanks for listening.

Jun 18, 2019

Trevor ran his first ultra in Montana recently and shares the experience. We also delve into what his schedule the next few weeks will look like with legitimate efforts on each weekend.  Enjoy the show!

Jun 17, 2019

Basic principles for food prepping include:

1- Focus on keeping our meals balanced

2- Research recipes and plan meals for the week, then go to the grocery store to get all ingredients

3- Cook and pack your meals

4- Label and freeze

5- Defrost your meal by putting it in the fridge until your ready to heat and eat.

 

Resources

Check out Instagram for tons of prepping ideas and recipes

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Jun 14, 2019

Chelsea has been in Arizona for a little over a week now and the heat is definitely going to be an ongoing issue to figure out how to deal with in the training. Especially when she couldn't get an uninterrupted treadmill workout done.  We have a little fun on the show today and try to help her get back on track after the big move! Enjoy.

Jun 13, 2019

Think about those times when you thought you couldn't take one more step forward because you were so exhausted...but then you did...Or that time when you were convinced that you were going to implode and pull your hair out...but then you figured out how to manage without making a big mess.  Every situation that you overcome in your life builds endurance.  Lets create situations to increase our endurance and become better, stronger, more hardy humans!!

 

Resources and Links

-Lauren Jones with Lifes2ShortFitness @lifes2shortfitness on Instagram and www.lifes2shortfitness.com

-127 Hours 2010 film about canyoneering and adventurer Aron Ralston

-Between a Rock and a Hard Place book by Aron Ralston

-Aranda @arandamusic on Instagram or Aranda on Facebook

-Check out my website at www.beultraliving.com for information about upcoming courses or follow me on Instagram @be.ultra.living

 

Jun 11, 2019

Rich is the husband of our very own Steph Dannenberg and he was able to come on the show and talk about his training for and experience at his first ever marathon, the Blue Ridge Marathon. What did he learn from his training?  What worked? Didn't work?  What is next? Enjoy the show!

Jun 10, 2019

Steph's first time working out and running in Colorado. Cue in Scott to take the reigns from early wake up calls, to training clients, and gaining a lot of experience, to seeing over mountain tops. How much can you slam into 5 days in Colorado?? Enjoy this episode!

Jun 10, 2019

Kathryn has big goals in the next 5 months and we try to maximize her efforts by focusing on time management and basic training principles.  She has a niggle we have to address and a hot northeastern summer coming in fast too!  Enjoy the show!

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