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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: May, 2019
May 30, 2019

Short and sweet!!!  Stop the trash...encourage your community to pick up trash and create a better and cleaner environment. 

 

Spread the word

May 28, 2019

Scott and Steph sit down to talk about all the goings on fo the last couple weeks and give some shout outs to runners with big races coming up!

May 28, 2019

Ileana is getting ready for some exciting running in Romania with climbs around 7,500' in just 18 miles.  So, we have to get those legs ready for the effort. This is a short call about what that looks like in her training!

May 27, 2019

Liza and Scott go over an article Liza recently published about all of the details of running and mountain lions!

May 27, 2019

The Be Ultra mindset is a whole life mindset that incorporates strategies on how to be our best, how to create the best families, how to improve our communities and how to be the best for our environment.  Listen to the following podcasts for great information on ways to contribute to the creation of a sustainable environment and listen to this podcast for tips on ways you can start today to improve your environment. 

Running around the world with Yiou Wang on Humans of Ultra Running Podcast

The Outside Interview: Bill McKibben on the End of Nature on the Outside Podcast

The Meat Eater Podcast with Steven Rinella

Follow me @be.ultra.living on Instagram

 

May 23, 2019

What is your strength?

Are you using it to improve yourself and those around you?

Live as an ambassador of your strength and extend your passion to others around you. 

 

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Follow me @be.ultra.living on Instagram

May 20, 2019

Today I want you to reflect on all the hard work you have been putting into your life.  Don't forget to stop and breath when you need to...give yourself grace when you become overwhelmed.  You can keep moving forward and smashing your goals but when your mind, body and soul needs a break then take it. 

 

Resources:

Follow me @be.ultra.living on Instagram

May 17, 2019

Hey guys, this week on BU Weekly we will discuss a hot topic right now: ticks. What to do, what to look for, how to prevent and remove, all the gross things. This leads us to poison ivy, oak, sumac as well. Great discussion with special guest Rebecca from Team BU, in person! What a treat to have her and a treat for you guys to listen to, enjoy!

May 16, 2019

Chelsea, Scott, and Ellie talk about some common issues runners face and we think it's gonna be a great one for beginners and experienced runners alike!

May 14, 2019

Heather thought she was moving much faster than she was and the incline was much tougher than she thought.  Real life training issues!

May 13, 2019

Payton is taking her running to the next distance and trying to be as efficient as possible.  Listen to some of her challenges on today's show!

May 13, 2019

Lauren Jones is the founder of Life's 2 Short Fitness, a coach, a blogger, a wife, a mother and a leader for all women in her community.  She has a fearless approach to life that is very inspiring.  She has a ton of outdoor activities, events and adventures for women to help them become comfortable and confident in the mountain range and more.   

 

Resources and Links

www.lifes2shortfitness.com

www.runningwithkids.com

Facebook and Instagram- Life's 2 Short Fitness

May 10, 2019

Shanna is our guest on the BU Weekly podcast this week while Scott takes a vacation over the mother's day weekend. We asked and this week we discuss the listener question on heat adaptation and Steph's struggle with saying the word on the pod. Enjoy this week's episode and stay tuned for next weeks!

May 9, 2019

Today's podcast comes straight from the book 'Way of the Warrior Kid: From Wimpy to Warrior the Navy Seal Way', by Jocko Willink.  Simple guidelines that make a huge difference!

 

Resources and Links:

Jocko Willink- @jockowillink on Instagram

Jocko Willink podcast- Jocko Podcast

 

May 6, 2019

Krista Vega is a Veterinarian at Brookwood Animal Clinic and Warwick Animal Hospital in Oklahoma.  She is a wife, mother of three children and an advocate for Cystic Fibrosis.  Krista embodies the Be Ultra attitude as she balances a high level career with her family life.  She is a supportive wife and a fierce mother.  She faces the challenges that come along with raising a child with Cystic Fibrosis very focused and with a victor mentality. 

 

Resources and Links:

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: www.cff.org

Great Strides Fundraiser: http://fightcf.cff.org/goto/ShannaSears2019

Follow Krista on Facebook @ Krista Lynn Vega

Follow me on Instagram @be.ultra.living

May 4, 2019

Scott and Steph talk about trail markers and best practices, the hiking poles course and some random stuff regarding Steph visiting Colorado and female hygiene on the trails.

May 4, 2019

Chelsea and Ellie brainstorm some ways to get some good hill work in Texas.  Chelsea also tries to turn the tables on the coaches and starts asking them questions about how "cool" they are!  Enjoy the show!

May 2, 2019

Let's get real about the difficulties of training and reaching for the stars...sometimes you have to have those hard talks with your loved ones to work out the kinks. 

 

Resources and Links:

Follow me @be.ultra.living on Instagram

 

 

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