Athlete On Fire

Before we can go into any other detail, the question of "why even start?" needs to be addressed.  There are going to be a thousands reasons. What is yours?  Do you want to make more money? Be more flexible?  Have other creative outlets?  All of the above like your hosts.  This one might get you thinking!

Learn about the course at info.freethetrainer.com

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Grady and Tina.  One from Alabama and one from Texas.  One with a kid at home, school, and work. One with a wife and pup running buddy.  Both with a similar goal.  Meet the runners of season 4 of Becoming Ultra where we follow the journey of a couple runners from the start of their training to race day!

 
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My First Ultra is a purely entertaining account of random runners and their first ultra.  Whether they completed it or failed horribly we figure someone out there will learn something.  Did they hallucinate, eat enough, chafe their little legs off?  Listen and find out!  Warning...eff bombs on this episode. She couldn't help herself.

Be sure to check out the home front at www.becomingultra.com which is produced by Athlete On Fire.

 

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Free The Trainer is a production meant to teach and challenge fitness professionals to get out on their own and build a sustainable business.  The podcast is laid back and the website is where you can purchase the course that started it all!

We are excited to introduce a new show that focuses on two entrepreneurs each with over 15 years in the health, fitness, and sports performance industry. They both have gone on to business in multiple industries including videography, marketing, media, and event production.  The idea of staying in the industry they love, health and fitness, and still be able to chase other creative ideas is the basis of this show.  Enjoy another show from Athlete On Fire.

Produced by Athlete On Fire.

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On this episode our host talks about why running in an organized event isn't always the best option.  Sometimes you just need to run for your self and leave the extrinsic motivators out of the equation.  Also, the team people from all over the country (yes we can say that now) are signing up for and why Scott is running 62 miles on his dad's birthdays.  His why's may be similar to yours.   

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Today's guest is a passionate gymnast and he has a story to tell about how his passion brought him back to the sport he loves. He also talks about the tenets the sport teaches that is good for just about any athlete.  Our first gymnast for the Athlete On Fire show!

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On this episode we sort through all of the applications and finally, to two lucky runners who will be featured as the Becoming Ultra Season 4 runners! What is their "why"? Are they too experienced? Did someone pee on the floor? Yeah, you'll just have to listen to this one!

 

Becoming Ultra is produced by Athlete On Fire.

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Zac Cromwell has quietly gone about his journey in endurance, making many friends along the way. Harnessing his love and skills in rock climbing towards that of endurance events, he understands what it means to keep going.

Catching up with Cookie from Team SISU recently, he discussed experiencing "the dark place" and how a couple of DNF's at events has made him grateful for what he now knows and how he spreads that same gratitude.

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The community in the ultra running world is always considered top of the sporting world.  Hear about some niche communities on today's show.

 
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Jon is a long-serving writer for These Football Times and the Original Coach and is the author of the upcoming book "It's Just a Ball: Exploring the Complexities of a Simple Game".

Jon, a supporter of Liverpool Football Club and AFC Ajax, is based in the U.S. and is involved in promoting grassroots football and specializes in player development writing and coaching. He is the co-founder of Year Zero Soccer, a non-profit grassroots football organization that is partnered with TFT.

His work has been featured on the Guardian Sport Network, Inside Soccer, NSCAA Soccer Journal, White Lines Magazine, and Spartan Magazine.

Cookie of Team SISU caught up with him recently a they draw the parallels between running, football (soccer), training and what athletic ability and training means in modern times.

 

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