In this episode we speak with Doug Mayer -journalist and author of the book “The Race That Changed Running, The Inside Story of UTMB”. Plus we’ll tell you about a running retreat in the Alps we are hosting next year and how you can be a part! Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with Martinus Evans author of the book, Slow AF Run Club. Hear how Martinus got into running while weighing over 300 pounds and how he overcame the challenges faced by slower runners! Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with Sally McRae -a professional mountain runner, mother of two, and author of the book ‘Choose Strong -The Choice That Changes Everything’.
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 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 a recent podcast episode we discussed the books we read and enjoyed in 2022.
Angie got through 258 books last year (5 per week). I read/listened to a total of 59 (at least 1 book per week). Angie’s number dwarfs mine but seriously who reads 258 books?!
I usually have 10 books going at one time which reminds me of the quote, “My problem with reading books is that I get distracted by other books”.
In this post I share a list of Angie’s top picks from 2022 as well as my complete reading list. Enjoy fellow book nerd! 🤓
Angie and I are book lovers and we love having authors on the Marathon Training Academy podcast. With Christmas fast approaching I thought I’d share a list of the books we talked about this year, in case you still need some gift ideas for a runner in your life.
Here is our list:
In this podcast episode we speak with Christopher McDougall and Eric Orton about how to experience what good running feels like. Plus, you will hear what the real-life characters from the groundbreaking book ‘Born to Run’ are up to today. Continue Reading →
In this podcast episode we speak with Steve Magness -performance coach and author of the book ‘Do Hard Things -Why We Get Resilience Wrong and the Surprising Science of Real Toughness’.
In this interview Steve shares what we often get wrong about resilience; the 4 Pillars of Toughness; and mental tricks runners can use to get through a long run or marathon.
In this podcast episode we speak with 2X Olympian Molly Huddle and 2X NCAA Champion and cross-country coach Sara Slattery about what they learned from interviewing 50 top female distance runners.
Molly and Sara share how runners, especially women, can have long term success in our sport. They also discuss running during pregnancy and post-pregnancy. Their new book is called How She Did It.
As you may know I love to read! I finished a total of 262 books in 2021 (kind of a cool number for a marathoner).
It broke down to 131 fiction and 131 non-fiction. About 30% of these were audio books. Pro tip: with the app Libby you can get free audiobooks through your local library.
Below I provided a list of my fiction and non-fiction favorites from 2021.
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