Tag Archives: ultra running

Regarding us, regarding you, and what’s next.

We had three things to go over on this episode of the Becoming Ultra show.  The first had to do with what you are doing with our show. The second had to do with your first ultra ever. The third had to do with Krystal and Liza wrapping up the Season 2 podcast. Also, Warren Pole from the road in ...

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Don’t Get Sick: How to use nutrition to boost your immune system

It seems as though everyone is getting sick right now.  Did you know those long runs we’re doing week in and week out actually suppress out immune systems?  It’s true, endurance athletes are chronically taxing their immune systems with the training routines they keep. Did you know that 70-80% of your immune system is located in your gut?  It is ...

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Fitz Ultra: Now I Get it

I’ve always liked the title of Scott Jones’s online program for aspiring ultrarunners: “Becoming Ultra.” It’s punchy. But I like it even more now that I actually understand what it means. Before I started the process of training for my own first ultramarathon, the concept of becoming ultra meant nothing more to me than completing a debut ultramarathon. When you ...

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My First Ultra: Ultra Mama

Hi, My name is Lauren Jones.  And I am on the road to “Becoming Ultra in 2016”. I decided to blog about my journey to run my first ultra marathon distance, the Rim to Rim to Rim in early November.  If you haven’t heard about this run it’s a doozy: 46ish miles, 11,000 feet elevation gain, down one side of the ...

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