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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, 2019
Nov 28, 2019

Being thankful is more than a state of mind...it can change your health, it can improve the communication and relationships you have, it can make you a more confident person and more capable of handling stress and problems in your life. 

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Nov 26, 2019

It is so hard to resist the holiday goodies but with a little mindfulness you can get through it without overdoing the bad stuff.  Remember to fuel your body with good nutrition so that you will feel great at the end of the day.  

Nov 22, 2019

On this Band of Runners series we will be sharing some of our favorite speeches from the camp that happens in Texas every year for Veterans and runners from all over.  Pam Smith is one of the best runners and humans in the sport. We think you'll enjoy!

Nov 22, 2019

Think about those time when you thought you couldn't take one more step forward because you were so exhausted...but then you did...Or that time 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 tough situation that you overcome in your life builds endurance.  Lets create situations to increase our endurance and become better, stronger and more hardy humans!!

Nov 21, 2019

Your host, Scott Jones, along with Ellie Greenwood and Ian Sharman spend some time deciding who will be featured to train for their first ultra on the Becoming Ultra Project!

Nov 19, 2019

Be Ultra Living Values: Consistency, Integrity, Perseverance, Accountability, Community/Connection and Service

 

Understanding your values helps to provide a guide to how you make decisions and live your life.  Consider exploring your relationship with God to really understand your purpose to give meaning to your life while enriching others around you.  Be Ultra Living is not just about being your best for you...it's about using the amazing qualities and values you are developing to serve others and make the world better. 

 

The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren

Follow me on Instagram @be.ultra.living and let me know what your purpose is or what values you live by

Nov 15, 2019

Brush up your mental game by implementing these strategies for mental toughness:

1- Daily mental and physical challenges

2- Focus on the process

3- Use visualization

4- Controlled breathing techniques

5- Keep a positive mindset

 

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Check out the Becoming Ultra website at www.becomingultra.com for Season 8 details and information about the Becoming Ultra Team!!

Nov 12, 2019

Focus your efforts on giving thanks to others.  Check out the Human Potential Running Series for some awesome trail racing experiences!

www.humanpotentialrunning.com

 

Nov 9, 2019

Scott had the chance to sit down with Rob Steger of Training for Ultra and talk all things running from his big efforts over 200 miles to the launch of Season 8. It was a live interview and we think you'll really enjoy it! Thanks for listening!

Nov 8, 2019

If you have ever even considered running an ultra, this show is for you.  We are launching Season 8 of the Becoming Ultra Project.  World class coaching and even better accountability to get you to the start and finish line of your first ultra. We just happened to choose one of the most beautiful ultra's we could find in Oregon, the Smith Rock Ascent.  Listen to the show and then go apply of find someone else to apply!  It's going to be a blast!

Nov 8, 2019

Todd and his wife Renee have a passion for their company, Go Beyond Racing, and it shows on this preview of their race at Smith Rock State Park. All you have to do is look at a couple of the race pics to be blown away.  Tons of smooth single track, course strategy, and more about this awesome race we are featuring for Season 8 of Becoming Ultra. 

Nov 7, 2019

What is your superhero power?  We all have the capability of developing more superhero like qualities.  Listen in to see how!

 

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Nov 4, 2019

This podcast is inspired by an Outside Magazine article called "Making Your Kids Uncomfortable is a Good Thing" by Jacob Baynham 11/1/19. 

https://www.outsideonline.com/2404409/make-your-kids-less-comfortable

Whether you have children or not these ideas will be great to implement in trying to increase an active life, connection with others and more time outdoors. 

Nov 1, 2019

James has his goal race in the beginning of 2020, a brutal Frozen Otter Ultra that is going to test his legs and mind!  We are ramping up his training for that effort. Enjoy!

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