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The Marathon Training Academy Podcast was started in 2010 to inspire and empower everyday people to live healthier lives and achieve fitness goals by unleashing their marathon potential. The show features actionable training wisdom delivered in a funny and relatable style. Co-hosts Angie and Trevor want you to believe that you have what it takes to run a marathon and change your life!

Let’s Talk About Nutrition for Runners!


In this episode Coach Amber, RD, joins us to answer nutrition questions sent in from listeners to the podcast. We discuss fueling with candy versus gels, the best time to carb load, hunger during those heavy mileage weeks, ideal protein intake, afternoon crashes and sugar cravings, iron deficiency, nutrition during peri-menopause, weight-loss, snacking, low-carb eating, nutrient combining, and more! Continue Reading →

Interview with Dr. Bradley Schaeffer, Podiatrist and Foot Surgeon

In this episode we speak with Dr. Bradley Schaeffer -a podiatrist, foot surgeon, runner, and star on TLC’s ‘My Feet Are Killing Me’.

Dr. Brad shares tips on dealing with heel pain, Morton’s neuroma, achilles tendinitis, arch pain, corns, blisters, and bunions.

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A Marathon Success Story with Robin Walters


In this episode we speak with Academy member and coaching client, Robin Walters, about how she ‘leveled-up’ her life through marathon training!

Once upon a time she hated running but now she’s a Boston Marathon qualifier. Hear how she dreamed big, took consistent action, and ran strong on race day.

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The Boston Marathon Handbook with Marc Pollina


In this episode with speak with Marc Pollina author of the ‘The Boston Marathon Handbook -an ‘Insider’s Guide to Training for and Succeeding in the Ultimate Road Race‘. Plus, we give you a quick run down of what happened at this year’s Boson Marathon. Continue Reading →

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A Conversation with Emily Sisson

In this episode we speak with Emily Sisson who will be competing for the USA at the 2024 Olympics. She previously held the American half marathon record and currently holds the American marathon record.

She ran 2:22:42 to place 2nd at the US Olympic Marathon Trials and earned a spot at the Paris Games (with Fiona O’Keeffe and Dakotah Lindwurm). Continue Reading →

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How to Incorporate Walking into Your Marathon Training


In this episode coach Angie explains how to effectively use walking during marathon training and on race day. Learn when walking is advantageous and how to do run/walk intervals (Galloway Method).
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Becoming a Sustainable Runner


In this episode we speak with fellow podcaster Tina Muir co-author of the book ‘Becoming a Sustainable Runner -A Guide to Running for Life, Community, and Planet’. Listen as Tina shares why she quit running in 2017 and what brought her back to the sport! Continue Reading →

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Ask the Coach Q&A (part 2)


In this episode we bring you part 2 of Ask the Coach Q&A as we field questions about nutrition, fueling, training plans, when to do leg day, breaking 2 hours in the half, perimenopause, running postpartum, how to race Boston, the impact alcohol has on training, and more!

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