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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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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 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 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 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

 

 

Apr 29, 2019

Short and sweet message today:  Be sincere and genuine in your interactions with others and that positivity will come back to you ten fold. 

 

Resources and Links:

Devon Yanko- follow her @fastfoodie on Instagram for inspiration.

Listen to Real Talk Radio with Nichole Antoinette: Devon Yanko on Choosing Scary Goals, Mental Toughness and Knowing When to Quit (12/22/17).

 

Follow me @be.ultra.living on Instagram

Apr 25, 2019

How are you all doing on your goals?  Today I want to check in for accountability.  We all need to help each other stay accountable so that we can stay on track.

 

I will be releasing some amazing interviews soon!

 

Resources and Links:

Follow me @be.ultra.living on Instagram

Check out the Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Foundation @www.fightcf.cff.org

 

Apr 22, 2019

Are you using the talents, skills and abilities that you were born with to make your life, your families life and your community a better place? 

 

Resources and Links:

Follow be.ultra.living on Instagram

Apr 18, 2019

The documentary, Expedition Happiness, was the inspiration for today's podcast.  It made me really reflect on things I can do to focus more on living life to the fullest.  We can all start by focusing on "all things positive".  Make sure that you are creating a healthy and happy environment to live in.  Don't let set backs, barriers and boundaries take you to a dark place in your mind...grow from it and allow perspective to keep you in a happy state of mind.

 

Resources and Links:

Expedition Happiness 2017 Documentary- Netflix

Pedal the World 2015 Documentary- Netflix

Felix Stark on Facebook

Selima Taibi aka Mogli- www.mogliofficial.com

Follow me @be.ultra.living on Instagram

 

Apr 15, 2019

Why is following a food plan so hard?!?!  Listen to the podcast for some answers to this question. 

 

Resources and Links:

Follow @steph_gaudreau on Instagram or visit her website at www.stephgaudreau for inspiration and great recipes.

Download MyFitnessPal- Calorie Counter to be more mindful of the calories, fat and carbs your putting into your body.

Follow me @be.ultra.living on Instagram

Apr 11, 2019

Dream Big...Be Ultra!!! Parenting is HARD and this podcast is my attempt work out some of the important values we can all focus on in our pursuit of being great parents. 

 

Resources and Links:

Eric Thomas- www.etinspires.com

Follow me on Instagram @be.ultra.living!!

#beultraparenting to share your parenting inspiration and tips  

Apr 8, 2019

Are you feeling zapped???  Do you feel like your doing all the right things and still dragging yourself through life or workouts?  Listen to the podcast for a few things you might not have considered that are sucking the life out of you.

 

Links and Resources

Follow me @be.ultra.living on Instagram for more information and inspiration on ultra living. 

Apr 4, 2019

Nike says it best, "Just Do It"

Capitalize on your time and take care of business in all aspects of your life!!

 

Follow me @be.ultra.living

Apr 3, 2019

The Barkley Marathons is still looming in my mind!  After watching the updates and following social media on the athletes that attempted to complete the Barkley Marathons, it has inspired me to challenge myself and all of you to use this spring to set and accomplish BIG GOALS!!  Push yourself and get outside your comfort zone.

Use SMART Goals as a guideline:

Specific

Meaningful

Action Oriented

Relevant

Timely

Follow me @be.ultra.living and post your challenge and progress on #BeUltraSpringChallenge to inspire us all with your BIG goals!

Apr 1, 2019

Intentions are something you plan on or aim for but being intentional is going head on toward something with purpose.  This podcast will give you tips on being more deliberate with our actions and moving forward in everything you do with purpose. 

Links and Resources:

Follow me @be.ultra.living on Instagram for more information and inspiration on ultra living.

Mar 28, 2019

If you are ready to learn from the best on how to implement discipline into your life then follow Jocko Willink and be inspired to be your best. 

 

Resources and Links:

Jocko Podcast- www.jockopodcast.com

Instagram- @jockowillink

Books

-Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual by Jocko Willink

-Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

-The Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

-Way of the Warrior Kid by Jocko Willink

-Way of the Warrior Kid; Mark's Mission by Jocko Willink

 

Mar 26, 2019

We were born to be fierce...you just need to find your fierceness and let it out. Today I talk about the people in my life that inspire me to be fierce

Links and Resources:

Follow me @be.ultra.living on Instagram for more information and inspiration on ultra living.

Mar 14, 2019

I believe with 100% conviction that every person has the ability and potential to be their best self.  This is not smoke and mirrors...I truly believe, because I've seen people defy the odds and I've been there myself pushing through struggles and climbing over walls to get to the other side.  Join me on this podcast to hear more about how believing in yourself can change your life. 

Links and Resources:

Follow me @be.ultra.living on Instagram for more information and inspiration on ultra living. 

Mar 11, 2019

What are your big goals? What are your barriers? Have you taken an honest look at your life and assessed where you are and where you want to be. Assessing and finding balance in these areas is a good start: Family, Social, Intellectual, Physical/Health, Spiritual, Financial and Career.  In this podcast I will give you some ideas on how to start finding balance in this crazy busy life we live.

Links and Resources:

Follow me @be.ultra.living on Instagram for more information and inspiration on ultra living.

Wheel of Life
http://freshtakeoncontent.com/wheel-of-life-goals/

Follow Jessica Vasa @todaywasmeaningful for a fresh and positive perspective on healthy living.

Mar 9, 2019

This is the first Be Ultra podcast by Shanna Sears.  She talks about how Becoming Ultra isn't only about running your first ultra marathon race...it is also about becoming your ultra self.  She addressesinst how fear can create barriers to your dreams and ways to manage those nasty fears that hold us back. 

Links and Resources

Follow  @be.ultra.living on Instagram for more information and inspiration on ultra living. 

Unbroken- Motivational Video
https://youtu.be/26U_seo0a1g


Mar 5, 2019

The idea of being ultra when we aren't running is something we dive into as coaches and runners every day. We wanted to bring a resource that covers just that.  Listen to learn more about our newest installment!

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