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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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Now displaying: November, 2015
Nov 28, 2015

Liza and Krystal are on the show to update us on Krystal's training.  Volume vs. intensity, running in the cold of winter, and strength for injury prevention are the main topics on this episode. 

Nov 23, 2015

Matt Fitzgeralds most recent book is titled "How Bad Do You Want It?"  and we talk about the subject matter in detail on today's show including why he decided it needed to be written. Is mental toughness more important than be ing fit?  What are some ways to test your mental toughness?  How can you become more mentally tough and what do the best athletes in the world do the we may not?  All of this and more on the Fitz Ultra show.

Nov 21, 2015

This episode starts with an update on Janet's knee issues and how they have been training around them.  We then talk about a handful of tools Janet is using and why. Ian brings his expertise and thoughts to the table and it should be a pretty solid resource for new and experienced runners alike. Enjoy the Becoming Ultra show produced by Athlete On Fire.

Nov 13, 2015

It worked out that we could spend Veteran's Day with our Team RWB runner and her coach.  We learned what the day means to them and got to learn more about Team RWB as an organization. We also debated weight issues for ultra runners and a few different ways to look at food that you may not have tried as a runner yourself.  Enjoy this episode of Becoming Ultra, an Athlete On Fire production.

Nov 7, 2015

Ian and Janet have been hard at it figuring out the best way to make sure a nagging knee wouldn't keep Janet from training for the 50 miler in April.  We share three thoughts on how to best approach the situation of potential early injury in a training period.  Ian's expertise and Janet's journey is just starting and we are learning from both of them along the way. Enjoy the Becoming Ultra show!

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