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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: January, 2018
Jan 26, 2018

Susan had some time off from an injury.  She is back at it. What does that look like from a volume and training standpoint?  Everyone deals with injury so we thought it would be a great one for everyone today.  Enjoy the show!

Jan 25, 2018

When you train in Wisconsin, you are going to have to deal with some weather.  James is beast moding all winter for sure. We catch up on his training efforts. Enjoy the show!

Jan 20, 2018

Eli has some great questions all over the place in her preparation for her first ultra.  This is a great show for resources. Enjoy!

This episode is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people get special life insurance rates.  Go to healthiq.com/ultra to support the show and learn more.  If you end up calling instead, let them know the code “ultra” as a referral!

Jan 19, 2018

Red has had some crazy weather in good ol' Texas.  We give her  a workout to replace an easy 4 miler that any of you can give a shot. Also, a couple big weeks of training coming up.  Enjoy the show.

Jan 15, 2018

Every runner should at some point get out and volunteer for a race, ideally a local one on the trails that they use in training.  Today Heath and Liza talk about their experiences volunteering at Bandera this year.

This episode is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people get special life insurance rates.  Go to healthiq.com/ultra to support the show and learn more.  If you end up calling instead, let them know the code “ultra” as a referral!

Jan 8, 2018

Eli has a question most runners training for long runs have.  We break it down and almost answer it. 

Today's show was brought to you by Health IQ.  You are a runner so go see if you qualify at healthiq.com/ultra

Jan 5, 2018

Susan has been dealing with an injury for a month and is just about ready to start running again!  What does that look like for her training? What are some of the mental aspects of coming back from an injury.

Also, we giveaway some sunglasses from our sponsor Goodr.!

Jan 4, 2018

Heath has ramped up from the 10 miles per week he started at and is looking strong.  What does Liza think about the progress?  How is the first of the year looking for his training?

Enjoy the show!

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