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The Move to Your First Ultra with Sabra Gonzalez [PODCAST]

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The Move to Your First Ultra

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P interviews Team Endurance Nation member Sabra Gonzalez on her first Ultra (Pine Mountain Ultra). You can get more UltraRun information from Endurance Nation online here.

Key Talking Points:

  • Key Learning: There is an Ultra running technique…downhill smaller steps….uphill running controlling effort / heart rate while maintaining speed.
  • Ultra Run Nutrition was different than triathlons. Sabra ate more real food than gels/bars/etc; baked potato in little bites; liquid nutrition for calories and sodium. Even potato chips (salty).
  • Key Equipment: A Nathan hydration vest
  • Training Challenges: Low points were many, but in retrospect they were milestones on the journey. The back to back weekends were the confidence builders.
  • Recovery Tips: Recovery boots, epsom salt bath and foam rolling.
  • Mantra: PROVE IT

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