Athlete On Fire

We always have fun on the Becoming Ultra show on the journey to 50 miles.  This episode starts with a spy session of Rebecca at work and only gets better!

On the show:

  • Rebecca is up to a longest run ever of 16.2 miles!
  • We talk about considerations for what type of pack she should get.
  • Liza and Rebecca review the film “A Day In the Life” by Billy Yang.
  • We talk training.
  • We spy on Rebecca at work.  Fun times on the Becoming Ultra Podcast.
Direct download: bus408.mp3
Category:Becoming Ultra -- posted at: 1:54pm MDT

My First Ultra tells the stories of runners' first ultra.  Our guest is from Lafayette, Indiana and works as a Director of Communication.  Find out how long he gave himself from sign up until race day.  What was his training like?  What did he do for nutrition?  The more we can share normal runners' stories from their ultra's the more everyone will learn before their first!

Direct download: MFU17.mp3
Category:Becoming Ultra -- posted at: 5:29pm MDT

Noah Kaufman is no stranger to pressure.  Competitively he has excelled as a ninja on the popular American Ninja Warrior in front of millions.  He has been scaling rocks as a climber for over twenty years where the risk and the reward is a very real thing.  Professionally, he works as an ER doctor in Fort Collins, Colorado.  He finds a way to mesh everything together to bring you great perspective on the show today.

Direct download: AOF186.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:33pm MDT

After 2 years of dreaming about it and 6 months of planning we are finally ready to launch our first live event.  In September of 2017 we are hosting a trail camp in the beautiful Rocky Mountains with a venue partner that is literally perfect for runners and running.  Listen to learn how to hear about early registration.  Also, we cover some of the topics we are sending to anyone who opts into our free email series for ultra runners.  Thanks for listening!

 
 
Becoming Ultra is produced by Athlete On Fire.
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Category:general -- posted at: 7:20pm MDT

Getting a new client is hard work and often expensive. How much effort do you put into retaining those clients?  There are many aspects to clients retention and on this episode we talk about the importance of being a confident professional to keep clients happy.  We talk about how to help our clients sift through the masses of information out there to help them reach their goals.

Free The Trainer is for anyone in the health and fitness industry that wants to start, grow, and sustain their business.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:56pm MDT

Grady had a unique training run at a local race.  Ian talks about the reasoning behind it.  Back to back weekend runs coming soon to the training

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:39am MDT

Two years ago, I spent the first round of the NCAA tourney with my dad and 5 ex college buddies.  It was an amazing experience and making the start of this first tourney without him pretty odd.  Also, spring is unpredictable so when you get snowed in, try this workout.  Kudos to people asking for accountability and saying goodbye to a climber who helped shaped the sport.

Direct download: AOF185.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:40pm MDT

Have you done your research?  Today, we talk about how you can use race reports to help with your training on the physical and mental end of running your first ultra.

Direct download: bus406.mp3
Category:Becoming Ultra -- posted at: 8:38am MDT

Jeffrey James Binney is a comedian, actor, and now, ultra runner.  Why does he intend on living in a bus?  How was his complete failure more stressful than usual at the Leadville 100?  Did he ever finish an ultra?  Plus, some bonus content featuring parts of his comedy special from the experiences.

Thanks for listening to Athlete On Fire.

Direct download: AOF-184.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:54pm MDT

A crazy and horrific accident at the age of 8 and the lightbulb moment 22 years later began a movement in an individual that will speak to everyone who knew there was an athlete deep down but didn't know how to find it.  

 

Max Conserva is an athlete, speaker, and coach who has transformed the way he thinks so he could transform the way he lives. A truly inspiring athlete.

Direct download: AOF183.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:16pm MDT