Angelo Poli is an expert on helping athletes understand their body’s metabolism. In this interview he answers questions about why the metabolic rate is a moving target, why diets stop working, periodization, cheat days, meal prep tips for busy people and much more!
According to some statistics 75% of runners will experience a running injury at some point.
When injury happens it can feel like a huge part of your life is in disarray.
In this episode we speak with Carrie Jackson Cheadle and Cindy Kuzma, authors of the book Rebound, about tools and perspectives that will help you bounce back mentally during periods of injury.
Angie was interviewed recently on the C Tolle Run Podcast which is hosted by our friend Carrie Tollefson. They chat about her journey, her favorite marathons, weight loss, extreme fatigue, and what’s next.
Listen here: https://www.ctollerun.com/angie-spencer/
In this episode we speak with British runner Nick Butter who is the first person in history to run a marathon in every country on Earth. Plus in the quick tip segment Angie shares tips on safely running in cold weather. Continue Reading →
In this episode we bring you an interview with Gene Dykes the fastest marathoner over age 70 who ran a blistering 2:54:23. Plus we take you on the ground at the Philadelphia Half Marathon in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with running shoe expert Brian Metzler author of the new book Kicksology -the Hype, Science, Culture, and Cool of Running Shoes.
Plus Angie shares tips on how to get the most out of your shoes . . .
And you will hear from a runner who’s been listening to the MTA Podcast since the very beginning.
In this episode we bring you an interview with Bob Larsen -pioneering running coach, retired Head of Track and Field at UCLA, Meb Keflezighi’s coach, and co-founder of the Mammoth Track Club.
Plus Angie will tell you about a GPS watch with a super long battery life.
In this podcast episode we speak with Matthew Futterman, sports editor at the New York Times, about his new book Running to the Edge -A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed.
This interview provides an interesting overview of the last four decades of distance running, a reminder of how far we’ve come, and plenty of motivation to run to your edge!
In the quick tip segment, Angie shares a mantra for getting through the last 10k of a marathon. Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with Dean Karnazes. He’s an accomplished ultra runner, best-selling author, and running ambassador.
And in the quick tip segment, you will hear how to manage hunger during marathon training while still losing weight and keeping your energy levels stable!
In this episode we bring you an interview with Susan Lacke, author of the new book Running Outside The Comfort Zone -An Explorer’s Guide To The Edges of Running.
In the quick tip segment Angie answers a question about what to do if your training plan doesn’t have the correct number of weeks until race day.
In this episode we bring you a special joint episode with Olympic runner and podcaster Carrie Tollefson from the C Tolle Run. And in the quick tip segment, Angie will explain how to communicate expectations with your running partner before you race together. Continue Reading →
The duties associated with being a pilot are challenging. The training requirements for running a marathon also are challenging.
“There are frequently unexpected schedule changes daily because of weather or maintenance issues,” says United Express Airlines pilot and four-time marathoner Courtney Schoch. “Unfortunately, training runs or workouts are usually the first thing that gets eliminated because sleep is the top priority when I get to the hotel on a short overnight. Pilots must be well rested and alert in order to perform our job safely.”
For Schoch, her running journey started with an impromptu jog on a trail. She has always been healthy, took precautions and ate healthy. Then a phone call delivered a dose of reality. Continue Reading →