In this podcast episode we break down the news from the 2023 Boston Marathon plus three coaches from our team join us to share tips on running a Boston qualifying time.
Author Archive | Angie Spencer
In this podcast episode we speak with Lauren Fleshman -one of the most decorated American distance runners of all time and author of the book, ‘Good for a Girl -A Woman Running in a Man’s World’.
In the quick tip segment we answer the question: can runners benefit from using infrared saunas?
In this episode we speak with Olympian Kara Goucher about her new book The Longest Race -a personal memoir and an inside look at one of the biggest scandals in the running world! Plus, you will hear what inspired her to dream of going to the Olympics, how she made the jump from the track to the marathon, and her passion for the sport.
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In this podcast episode we speak with Jacky Hunt-Broersma an amputee runner who finished 104 marathons in 104 days!
Jacky is an Arizona based ultrarunner who was born and raised in South Africa. She lost her leg in 2001 at the age of 26. In 2020 she became the first amputee to run 100-miles on a treadmill finishing in 23 hours 38 minutes. In 2022 she set a Guinness Record for Most Consecutive Days to Run a Marathon Distance (Female). This interview will reinforce the truth that, “You are capable of so much more than you think you are”. Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with Emily Sisson -the current American Record holder in both the marathon and half marathon! You will hear Emily talk about her early influences and what a typical day in her life looks like as an elite runner; the non-negotiable habits that help her stay healthy; and how rest and recovery contributed to her faster race times.
In this podcast episode we discuss high performance eating with metabolic expert Angelo Poli. In this deep-dive interview you will learn about:
- High performance foods for runners
- Cooking in bulk macros for greater efficiency
- The wisdom of having reliable routines
- Meal timing
- Nutrient combining
- Pre and post workout fueling considerations
- The 3 categories of carbohydrates (Angelo’s thoughts on low-carb diets)
- What happened when Trevor ate peanuts before a race
- And why we let our kids talk us into buying an air fryer
We like talking to Angelo at the beginning of a new year and this might be our best interview with him yet. Enjoy! Continue Reading →
In this podcast episode we talk about how to think big and take action in running and life! Plus, we discuss books that we in enjoyed in 2022 and share our top picks (both fiction and nonfiction).
In this podcast episode we look back on 2022 and round up the biggest news from the running world including records, notable achievements, tragedies, inspiring moments, and bizarre stories! Plus we look back at what went down here at MTA: races run, travel, podcast guests, and new additions. Continue Reading →
In this podcast episode Coach Angie shares tips on running through pregnancy and the postpartum period. Special guests include three moms (a nutritionist, a strength coach, and a pediatrician) who share stories and advice on training for a marathon after having a baby.
In this podcast episode we speak with plant-based runner and fellow podcaster Claire Bartholic.
Claire explains how she took an hour off her marathon time to ultimately run a PR of 2:58 at the age of 42! What are the keys that allowed her to make such a dramatic improvement in the marathon? Let’s find out!
In this podcast episode Angie recaps the Wineglass Marathon in New York and shares lessons learned from running 70 marathons. She’s keeping it real and sharing the beautiful and “horrible” struggle that can ensue over the course of 26.2 miles.
In this podcast episode we speak with Dr. Tamanna Singh -a Sports Cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic, marathoner, vegan, and contributor to Runner’s World magazine.
In this interview you will learn how heart rate variability works; how to safely return to marathon training post-covid; the impact of alcohol on performance, and more!
Tamanna is also one of our coaching clients, currently working with Coach Nicole.
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