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Interview with Emily Sisson


In this episode we speak with Emily Sisson -the current American Record holder in both the marathon and half marathon! You will hear Emily talk about her early influences and what a typical day in her life looks like as an elite runner; the non-negotiable habits that help her stay healthy; and how rest and recovery contributed to her faster race times.

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High Performance Eating (for Runners)


In this podcast episode we discuss high performance eating with metabolic expert Angelo Poli. In this deep-dive interview you will learn about:

  • High performance foods for runners
  • Cooking in bulk macros for greater efficiency
  • The wisdom of having reliable routines
  • Meal timing
  • Nutrient combining
  • Pre and post workout fueling considerations
  • The 3 categories of carbohydrates (Angelo’s thoughts on low-carb diets)
  • What happened when Trevor ate peanuts before a race
  • And why we let our kids talk us into buying an air fryer

We like talking to Angelo at the beginning of a new year and this might be our best interview with him yet. Enjoy! Continue Reading →

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Year in Review: Records, Breakthroughs, and Bizarre Stories


In this podcast episode we look back on 2022 and round up the biggest news from the running world including records, notable achievements, tragedies, inspiring moments, and bizarre stories! Plus we look back at what went down here at MTA: races run, travel, podcast guests, and new additions. Continue Reading →

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Episode #400! 🎉 Listener Voicemails

In this special podcast episode we hear from listeners about what motivated them to become long distance runners. Plus, Coach Angie shares tips on how to start (or resume) a strength training routine.

Thank you to everyone who sent in a voicemail recording to help us celebrate reaching episode 400! 🥳
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Running During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

In this podcast episode Coach Angie shares tips on running through pregnancy and the postpartum period. Special guests include three moms (a nutritionist, a strength coach, and a pediatrician) who share stories and advice on training for a marathon after having a baby.

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Avoiding “Rookie Mistakes” on Race Day


In this episode we share the “rookie mistakes” to be avoided on race day as Trevor brings you (through the wonders of podcasting) to the Richmond Half Marathon. Plus, you will hear our nutrition coach explain adaptive thermogenesis and metabolic recovery!

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Born to Run! -Interview with Christopher McDougall and Eric Orton

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 →

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Interview with Claire Bartholic, The Planted Runner

In this podcast episode we speak with plant-based runner and fellow podcaster Claire Bartholic.

Claire explains how she took an hour off her marathon time to ultimately run a PR of 2:58 at the age of 42! What are the keys that allowed her to make such a dramatic improvement in the marathon? Let’s find out!

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Race Recap: Lessons Learned from 70 Marathons!


In this podcast episode Angie recaps the Wineglass Marathon in New York and shares lessons learned from running 70 marathons. She’s keeping it real and sharing the beautiful and “horrible” struggle that can ensue over the course of 26.2 miles.

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Do Hard Things! Interview with Steve Magness

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.

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Listener Q&A (feat. Running Rogue)

In this podcast episode we are joined by fellow podcaster Chris McClung from Running Rogue to answer questions sent in from audience members.

Questions include: How late in life can you PR?; VO2 Max; How maintenance plans work; Training for back to back marathons; When to do Yasso 800s; Thoughts on processed fuels; and How much strength-training to do during the taper.  Enjoy!  Continue Reading →

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