Heather and Liza have worked together over the last 8 months for our 7th Season of Becoming Ultra. We listen to what she learned about herself in the process and what is next!
Heather and Liza join us for the last call before Heather goes and competes in the Cloudsplitter 50k. It should be interesting as her travel plans put a legit stress on her pace. We think it'll be a blast to watch it all unfold! Enjoy the show.
Chelsea and Ellie have been working together for a solid 7 months and that time that always comes too fast is here now. The Cloudsplitter is upon us and we talk some logistics and mindset before she heads to Virginia. Enjoy the show!
Heather is plugging away and nailing her training with coach Liza Howard so we dive into an article that shares some thoughts on different activities that support running. Liza also finds some good science on slurpees and running in the heat! Enjoy the show.
Chelsea is getting close to her first 50k so we let her ask her coach some questions on the lead up. There was also a bet made for getting long runs in. Enjoy!
Ellie and Chelsea seem to be getting much more out of Chelsea's training now that her schedule has calmed down a bit. A cool story how Chelsea's journey has inspired someone. A recap on Ellie's hurt ribs situation. A lesson on sheep dog's Scott got to share after an interesting education in the mountains recently! Enjoy the show.
Liza and Heather are plugging along getting ready for the Cloudsplitter race with lots of vertical gain but in the meantime we have a chance to talk about altitude for Leadville. How does heat help with altitude? Liza shares a Costa Rican running story involving a machete and speedy horse. Heather shares an article about performance fecal matter? Yep, you heard it right.. Enjoy the show.
Heather shares her experience running with her dad in Tahoe. What she learned and where her training is going next with her coach, Liza.
Ellie has a fall. Chelsea goes far. A live coaching call two months from Chelsea's first 50k in Virginia!
Heather is about to run 100 miles with her dad. Today's call was with her coach and Scott the day before the race. Enjoy the show.
Heather is running the Tahoe 100 soon and her coach Liza Howard walks her through an exercise to troubleshoot issues before they happen. Also, running on the Fourth of July and trail camp in Texas.
Chelsea has some legit reasons why running has been on the backburner but Ellie and Scott try to steer her straight and put things into perspective! For any busy runners out there, this might be the tough love you needed too! Enjoy the show!
Liza and Heather are on the show to talk about Heather's all night 50 miler a week ago and some smart ways to prevent blisters as well as upcoming training goals. Enjoy the show.
Chelsea has been in Arizona for a little over a week now and the heat is definitely going to be an ongoing issue to figure out how to deal with in the training. Especially when she couldn't get an uninterrupted treadmill workout done. We have a little fun on the show today and try to help her get back on track after the big move! Enjoy.
Heather has a 50 miler this weekend that is a night race and Liza preps her for the effort. Learn all about the OSSCIA race and how she has been training for it!
Chelsea and Ellie are on the show today to talk about the challenges of getting Chelsea's runs in consistently while moving her life to another state. We also go into Chelsea's new perspective on dogs on trails now that she runs with hers consistently! Enjoy the show!
Liza and Scott go over an article Liza recently published about all of the details of running and mountain lions!
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!
Heather thought she was moving much faster than she was and the incline was much tougher than she thought. Real life training issues!
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!
We were able to catch up with Heather and her coach Liza Howard! Liza was in Zion to help pace a 100 miler and Heather is recovering from illness. Enjoy the show.
Chelsea has been assigned some legit hill repeats and Coach Ellie Greenwood shares the exact set that you can try too! Also, a new use for Body Glide for the ladies. Enjoy the show!
Chelsea has her first 10 miler under her belt. She ran in some world class wildflowers! She shares it all with her coach and you all!
We talk about early niggles in training. Things that hurt a bit but aren't a real factor that every runner experiences.
Chelsea is in week two of training with Ellie for her first ultra and things are looking great. Her knee is better and her running partner is strong. She also upgraded her GPS so we talk about that as well!