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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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Jul 1, 2024

On this episode of Ultra Nutrition we get a great question that many runners and athletes can relate to.  As your training volume goes up how do you find ways to get the calories in a healthy way. Enjoy the show!

Jun 19, 2024

Nutrition coach Abby and coach Scott address listener questions in this ongoing series about nutrition and fueling for athletes.  The questions were regarding plant based athletes being low in iron and B12. We hope you enjoy!

May 20, 2024

Nutrition coach Abby and Scott answer the question, "What is the best way to fuel and eat in general after races and big efforts?"  We talk about fueling so often and really enjoyed the question.  We know during these big events we are running at a big deficit so how do we use our nutrition for better recovery and energy after these efforts was a fun conversation! If you have any questions, let us know!

May 9, 2024

Tara is a Becoming Ultra coaching client from the west coast.  She calls in today to ask Coach Abby and Scott the best way to drop some weight to be more efficient for big running goals.  It's a popular question we get as coaches so we hope you take something away for your own goals!  Thanks for listening.

Apr 23, 2024

On the newest episode with Abby McQueeny Penamonte we answer a listener's question about how to get lots of calories without fat and carbs.  We are here to answer the questions you have and hopefully give you a better understanding of what your body needs to perform and function at the highest levels.  Enjoy!

Mar 11, 2024

Nutrition coach and RD Abby Penamonte McQueeny and coach Scott Jones discuss more listener questions in the new series about nutrition and fueling for runners.  Today's question was "For those of us who HATE logging our food. Is there an alternative?"  Enjoy the show and shoot us your best questions for upcoming episodes!

Feb 26, 2024

In a new series, we bring on Nutrition coach and Registered Dietician Abby McQueeny Penamonte to answer your questions about all thing nutrition.  On the first episode she answers your questions. 

Today she answers:  

  • Weight loss drugs (ie: Ozempic)- how do you integrate that with endurance athletes and eating since this medication curbs your appetite? 
  • How do you feel about Intermittent fasting when it comes to endurance athletes? 

Have questions?  Send them to becomingultra@gmail.com

Learn more about her and her services here!

May 18, 2021

Wil and Scott field questions from the audience regarding all things nutrition and fueling in another episode of Be Ultra On Pace.   What supplements should runners take?  Is CBD ok?  What are good sources of protein for vegans and more!  Enjoy the show!

Mar 21, 2021

Will Benitez of On Pace Wellness hops on for another episode about nutrition in life and running!  We fielded listener questions and you all did not disappoint.  From dealing with anxiety and what foods are best to deal to whether or not you should buy your favorite nutrition  products or just eat applesauce.  Join us and you'll get something out of it for sure!  Enjoy.

Mar 11, 2021

Scott and nutritionist Will hop on for another talk about how to optimize our eating habits for better running performance.  How do you curb the cravings?  Scott shares his weakness with cookies.  Will gives actionable advice.  Enjoy!

Feb 12, 2021

Will Benitez of On Pace Wellness is back. Scott and Will answer a fueling question and start to talk about the importance of hydration.  They just launched their first educational and accountability challenge on hydration.  Enjoy and let us know if you have any questions for the next episode!

Jan 30, 2021

Will Benitez joins Scott to talk about his journey to the west coast from New Jersey, some of his philosophy on nutrition as it pertains to runners, and more.   This is the first of many more talks to bring more nutrition content to you all from someone who is helping runners figure this stuff out every single day!  Bring your questions.. We are ready to answer them all!

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