Keira describes her running career as “the road less travelled”. Hear how she went from injury and struggling through her first marathon to becoming the fastest female marathoner in the United States. Continue Reading →
In this podcast episode we bring you a marathon success story with MTA coaching client Delorean Ostrom who is running a marathon every month in 2022 to raise money for the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation.
We spoke with Delorean just a few days after he finished the Snickers Marathon in Athens, Georgia. This was his 2nd marathon in six days and he ran a PR of 4:28:53.49!
In this podcast episode we speak with Dr. Stacy Sims a physiologist, nutrition scientist, and expert on sports performance for female athletes who are in perimenopause and postmenopause.
Stacy explains the challenges that women runners face in the perimenopause period and beyond; and what measures they can take to offset the downsides that come with aging (like loss in muscle mass, reduced bone density, and weight gain).
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In this podcast episode you will hear how Angie stumbled into running marathons and what gave me the idea to start the MTA Podcast 12 years ago (wow, I’m feeling old).
Fellow podcaster Lisa Tamati (from New Zealand) interviews us about how we got started, our favorite and toughest marathons, overcoming challenges, and the lessons we’ve learned along the way.
It’s been five years since we’ve done an episode like this. Thanks for listening to our stories!
In this podcast episode we bring you a marathon success story as we speak with Academy member Dipti Pandya, a radiologist and mother of two, who just completed the Disney Dopey Challenge.
You will hear about the setbacks she faced during her training, including a cancer diagnosis, how she finds time to train, and what it was like to cross the finish line of her first marathon.
In this podcast episode we speak with metabolic expert and performance coach Angelo Poli from MetPro about how to recondition the body’s metabolism and fuel like an athlete.
In this episode we speak with Abdi Abdirahman who represented Team USA at the Olympic Marathon in Tokyo at the age of 43. He is the oldest American runner to make the Olympic team and the only distance runner to make the Olympics 5 times! In the quick tip segment Coach Angie shares tips on coping with cold weather running. Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with ultra-runner Sally McRae winner of this year’s Badwater 135.
Sally grew up fast after tragedy struck her family at the age of 17.
Hear what it means to to “keep your heart up” as a runner. Plus, she looks back on how she conquered the fear of running at night; and gives practical tips for running defensively out on the trails. Enjoy!
In this episode we speak with Brad Stulberg who is a performance coach and author of the book The Practice of Groundedness -a transformative path to success that feeds not crushes your soul. Continue Reading →
In this podcast episode we speak with Harvey Lewis winner of the 2021 Badwater 135 and Big’s Backyard Ultra where he ran 354 miles in 3 1/2 days!
In this episode we speak with Brendan Leonard author of the book I Hate Running And You Can Too -How to Get Started, Keep Going, and Make Sense of an Irrational Passion.
Hear why it’s ok to walk in a marathon and why you get to create your own definition of success.
We also ask Brendan about what it’s like to make a living as an outdoor writer.
In this podcast episode we speak with Dave McGillivray the longtime race director at the Boston Marathon. Always picked last for sports due to being short, Dave found running at an early age. He first attempted the Boston Marathon at 17.
In this conversation you will hear what his grandfather taught him about training for Boston and what it’s like to organize the world’s oldest marathon (125 years in 2021). Continue Reading →