Tag Archives: running

Communities in the running world.

Community is such a big part of why runners stick with the sport so long.  You could go on a group trail run with a bunch of strangers and have friends for life in less than two hours.  The combination of the endorphins and the common goals even on a single run is a binding agreement.  So, we know there ...

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Becoming Ultra Season 4 Launch Page

Season 4 Application and Launch Page: Thanks so much for coming and checking out what Becoming Ultra is up to.  We are keeping it simple. Good news. That fiesty runner and coach Ian Sharman is back for Season 4 with the always lovely Liza to balance him out! Below is the podcast that has all of the information about the ...

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Season 3 Finale Show

When Steven Wiseman started training for the North Face Endurance Challenge 50 miler he was 40 pounds heavier and had only barely run a half marathon. How has this process of training for an ultra changed him and those around him? What is next for him? What did he learn about himself? What did he like about the project? Who ...

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“Liza’s Not Breathing So Well.” >>>Running and Asthma

Look, Liza has no problem if you are wearing basketball shorts and cotton socks and you pass her.  It’s just that, this doesn’t usually happen.  A show about trusting a diagnosis and when no, you aren’t getting old, you aren’t fat, and you aren’t out of shape.  Listening to our bodies and when we should, and should not push. There ...

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Summer Repeats:04 Curb drills for agility and sport specificity.

This series is here to make better athletes out of runners. This is going to make better runners! Benefits from these drills: Improved agility Improved reaction time Coordination Better lateral movement Increased strength Increased power Sports/trail specific movements Watch the video and then scroll down to see how YOU can apply these drills. The Drills Alternating Step Ups: In a ...

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Summer Repeats: 02 Jump Rope for runners.

The goal to be a good runner is housed in the fact that being a good athlete will help you become a much better runner.  Jumping rope is a drill and skill that crosses over into just about any sport. Why Jump Rope? You gain agility needed on the trail when you have to move quickly and laterally to avoid ...

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Summer Repeats:01 Five drills off the trail, for the trail

Summer Repeats:01 Five drills you can do off the trail to improve agility for the trail. Note on Summer Repeats.  We are sending out unique tips and training you can do in minutes that will make the hours more enjoyable on the trail! Today, we give five drills that you can use to gain better agility for your time on ...

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MMM: >>> Chocolate as a superfood. Yes please.

Meghan shares why chocolate is considered a superfood.  Moderation may be important with this one but there may be a thing or two to learn on this episode! Meghan Kennihan gives us bite sized videos to learn something new every week that can help you with your running goals!  Check out her site.

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33 Shake Makes it to Colorado

If you have been following along, 33 Shake, and the husband wife team from the UK have been traveling across the United States to share their all natural gels for the runners and endurance athletes.  This installment talks about their time in Colorado.   Scott and Warren had a chance to hit one of the local favorite trails.  Here are ...

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MMM:07 >>> Almonds

Another superfood, almonds, on this episode of Meghan’s Monday Minute.  Learn some quick and painless tips about the nut that packs a punch. Meghan Kennihan is a passionate ultra runner and coach. She shares tidbits every Monday on the Becoming Ultra site!

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