Every year we read about runners who are struck by cars, bitten by dogs, or physically attacked while running. In this episode Coach Angie shares important safety tips on how to be a defensive runner. 💪 Continue Reading →
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In this podcast episode we bring you a conversation with Coree Woltering— an ultra-runner and competitor on the Amazon Prime series World’s Toughest Race: Eco Challenge. He also set the fastest known time (FKT) on the 1,200 mile Ice Age Trail in Wisconsin this year. And in the quick tip segment, Coach Angie shares a list of running and fitness related books she’s enjoyed this year. Continue Reading →
In our new podcast episode we speak with Dr. Tamanna Singh a marathoner and cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic about how runners can be proactive about their heart health. Plus we’ll tell you about a 100 mile virtual challenge you can complete between now and the end of the year.
In this episode we play an interview Trevor gave on a South African running podcast about tips for beginners, how to stick to your training if you are a rebel, and obstacle immunity. Plus Coach Angie will teach you how to safely run in the heat. Continue Reading →
In this episode we dive deeper into one of my favorite mantras, “I Can Do Hard Things” to explain how to shift your mindset to embrace challenges in running and life.
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In this episode we speak with comedian, filmmaker, and ultrarunner Jeffrey Binney about his documentary “Once is Enough”. Plus Coach Angie will help you do a mid-year check in on your running goals. Continue Reading →
During the first nine months of working with my Metpro coach I was able to lose 30 pounds of fat. Even better I noticed increased energy, better recovery, and an improvement in my running. I wrote about it here.
Now that I’ve been eating and “MetPro way” for 18 months I want to give you an update on my journey . . . Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with Sarah Sellers, a nurse anesthetist, whose surprise 2nd place finish at the 2018 Boston Marathon made her an overnight sensation in the running world. Continue Reading →
Even though I’ve completed 63 marathons I’d never done a virtual marathon before (and really had no desire to try one). But when the Pittsburgh Marathon was cancelled and offered the virtual option I decided to go for it (and my sister did too). It seemed like a good opportunity to get outside my comfort zone. Here’s what we did to prepare: Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with fellow podcaster and running coach Jason Fitzgerald about how to get the most enjoyment out of a virtual race. Plus Angie recaps her first ever virtual marathon.
In this episode we speak with Dr. Chris Napier, Canadian runner and author of the book The Science of Running -Analyze Your Technique, Prevent Injury, and Revolutionize Your Training. Continue Reading →
Here is a question we received from a listener named Dawn who has dealt with serious health challenges and wonders if it’s really possible for a person in her situation to run a marathon.
We featured this question at the end of podcast episode 316.
Read Dawn’s question and my reply . . . Continue Reading →