How to Stay Fit When You Are Isolated at Home

Those of us in Europe and North American are really starting to feel the impact of Covid 19 on our running and training. Basically all races between now and May have been cancelled and it can be challenging to stay motivated when things are uncertain.

I think it’s important to keep a larger perspective in mind and focus on how we can come through this stronger and with a greater appreciation for the things we take for granted (gyms/fitness facilities, group runs, races, regular schedules, the ability to go out whenever we want, socialization, etc).

Even though this is stressful and hard we can use it to develop a higher level of gratitude. When you think about it we don’t have to run, we get to run. Continue Reading →

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Interview with Florian Neuschwander, Treadmill Champ

In this episode we speak with Florian Neuschwander an inspiring German runner who just set the World Record for fastest 50k on a treadmill!

Plus Coach Angie shares tips on how to stay fit when you are isolated at home.

And we hear from a MTA coach living with his family in China under home isolation since January.

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Registration Open for the “Social Distancing” Run

We opened registration six day ago and already have over 900 runners signed up for the “Social Distancing” Run of 2020!

This is going to be huge!

You can run this virtual race between now and the end of May and it is open to all distances 5k and up. The idea is to give you something positive to run for in leu of all these cancelled races around the world. Put your training into action and keep running strong! Learn more here.

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How to Drink Water the Right Way

Getting enough water should definitely be on your priority list because it can help you maintain your good health,, but drinking water the right way can provide you with even more benefits than you might have otherwise thought was possible. Here are a few tips on how you can get more water in and some of the best ways to drink your water for optimal health benefits. Continue Reading →

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How to Stay Motivated When Your Race is Cancelled

Because of the Corona Virus so many spring races have been cancelled or postponed. It’s really felt like dominos falling!

Just this past past week we’ve learned that the Boston Marathon will be moving to mid-September and London will be early October. And given the seriousness of the Covid-19 virus it’s important to take these safety precautions. Cancelling large events and social gatherings can save lives by flattening the curve of infection.

But what do you do now that your race is cancelled? Continue Reading →

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Interview with Metabolism Expert Angelo Poli

Angelo Poli is an expert on helping athletes understand their body’s metabolism. In this interview he answers questions about why the metabolic rate is a moving target, why diets stop working, periodization, cheat days, meal prep tips for busy people and much more!

His new ebook called The Science to Transform is something you can get for free when you visit www.metpro.co/bookmta . Continue Reading →

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One City Half Marathon Race Recap

Autum and Angie at the One City Half

The One City Races are located in Newport News, Virginia. This is the 6th year of holding the races which consist of a marathon, half marathon, 8k, and mile fun run.

Between all three events there were around 2,700 participants.

My sister Autum and I traveled down there on in search of PRs in the half marathon. Continue Reading →

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10 Year Anniversary of the MTA Podcast 🎉

In this special episode we celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary of the podcast and take a look back at episode #1 and why we started running marathons.

Plus, we play a game called “Guess the Guest” (we know it’s a clunky name).

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Pittsburgh Marathon Meet Up

Wwill be will be running this year’s Pittsburgh Marathon and Half Marathon on May 3rd 2020. We have a MTA meetup planned after the marathon at 2:00 pm at the famous Hofbrauhaus German restaurant in Pittsburgh, (address: 2705 S Water St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203).

Let us know if you want to attend the Meet Up. You can join our FB Event page or email us through the contact page. We have discount codes . . . Continue Reading →

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How Running Helps Your Health

If you often engage in sports activities, you’ve most certainly enjoyed their health benefits. If you haven’t been that much of a sports person, though, the many benefits they trigger might make you reconsider your schedule and squeeze in some running, fitness, or tennis sessions. From the way you feel to the way your body looks, sports activities impact your physical and mental health positively and do so in various ways.
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