In this episode we interview Dr. Mark Cucuzzella about his new book Run For Your Life -How to Run, Walk, and Move Without Pain or Injury and Achieve a Sense of Well-Being and Joy. Continue Reading →
At Mile 18 of the Berlin Marathon in September, Mitch Goldstein came up with a new mantra to keep plowing forward: “There is no wall.”
“It seemed like it fit well in Berlin especially and it mostly worked, just not quite enough,” says Goldstein, who ran just barely over 3:30 in the race.
Goldstein, who ran in high school and for the last nine years consistently, has worked through various mental walls and hurdles thanks to his experience, dedication and the power of the Marathon Training Academy (MTA). Continue Reading →
Ryan Hoffman heard the common Marathon Training Academy motto, “You have what it takes to run a marathon and change your life.”
He did run a marathon — seven and counting, actually. And it did change his life.
Hoffman says he has always been a runner. During his fifth-grade field day, Hoffman ran a 6:55 mile — wearing jeans. In high school, his favorite event was the 800-meter run (in shorts) and in college, he ran to keep in shape. Continue Reading →
Jenn Shelton is an American ultra marathoner and running nomad. She spends her winters ski mountaineering in the Italian Alps and her summers trail running on far-flung mountain ranges.
In 2007 she set the women’s U.S. 100-mile trail record at the Rocky Raccoon Ultramarathon. She has also won numerous trail and road races and has run a 2:45 marathon, which qualified her for the Olympic Marathon trials.
In this episode we speak with Scott Jurek, legendary ultra runner who ran all 2,189 miles of the Appalachian Trail in 46 days!
In 2015 he set the record for the FKT (fasted known time) on the rugged Appalachian Trail averaging 50 miles per day. He tells his story in a new book which he co-authored with his wife Jenny called, North -Finding My Way on the Appalachian Trail. Continue Reading →
In this episode we talk with coach and fellow podcaster Jason Fitzgerald about the dos and don’ts of strength training when preparing for a marathon.
And in this episode’s quick tip we share recommendations on sunglasses for runners.
Plus, we give you an update on our 2 month long road trip . . . something we are calling “Angie and Trev’s Most Excellent Adventure”. Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with Deena Kastor, three time olympian, author, and American Women’s record holder in the marathon. And in the quick tip segment, we recommend some post-run recovery sandals that feel like walking on clouds. Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with Dr. Ben Shatto about overtraining -which is a leading cause of injury and burnout in long distance runners. And in this episode’s quick tip, Angie answers a listener question about how Boston qualifying times work. Continue Reading →
Cari Masek started running in seventh grade when two of her friends thought they should all do cross-country together.
Her friends never showed up but Masek did. And she continues to show up as a runner (completing 34 races in 2017) and as a coach (eight teams and counting).
It was a slow beginning for Masek. She didn’t have running gear so she wore jean shorts to practice.
“My race times were slow,” she recalls. “I got picked on for how I looked, and of course, those jean shorts, but I didn’t give up. Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with time management expert and runner Laura Vanderkam about how you actually have more time in your week than you might realize, which is great news for busy runners!
In the quick tip segment, Angie answers a listener question about underwear for runners.
The Breakfast of Champions was the catalyst for Jeff Paladina to launch his running journey in the City of Champions.
Amelia Boone is a world-class obstacle racer and full time corporate attorney. In March of this year she competed in the infamous Barkley Marathons -the race that eats its young. Since the race was started in 1986 only 15 people have successfully completed all 5 loops of the course. Continue Reading →