What does it take to get healthy and change your lifestyle? Join us as we chat with Alex, a 1st lieutenant in the United States Army, and a 100-mile ultra marathon runner.
There are a lot of overuse injuries that come with running ultra marathons. Alex has injured his IT band before and really had to learn to respect his body and let it rest when necessary.
How do you stay so motivated and accountable?
Alex’s wife is his number one inspiration and accountability partner, but he also talks about his running group and community that he runs with on the weekend.
Key Advice For Beginners
Find others to go through your journey with you.
“If your goals don’t scare you, then they are not big enough.”
Vegan pizza with Daiya cheese.
A running-related workout: Hill training.
A non-running-related workout: Anything low rep high weight in the gym to counter all the long runs.
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