In this episode special guest Joel Pearson, collegiate running coach and one of the coaches here at MTA answers questions sent in by the community about building endurance, injury prevention, running streaks, speedwork, stretching before a run, and more.
In this episode we bring you an ask the coach Q&A as Angie answers questions about hydration, heart rate training, over-training, cadence, pre-race fueling, leaky bladders, and more! Continue Reading →
I didn’t really plan on running a 50 miler this fall but when the MCM turned into a virtual race I knew that I needed to see if I could find a new challenge, and preferably something that was an in-person race.
I looked around on Ultrasignup.com and found the Pine Creek Challenge which takes place in Northern PA. They offered several distances including a 100 miler, a 100k, 50 miler, and marathon. The 50 miler sounded like a good challenge considering the race was just 7 weeks away.
Fortunately I’d kept a strong running base over the summer and was able to gradually increase my mileage before a good taper. I got up to a 70 mile week and thankfully stayed healthy. My sister Autum signed up for the marathon so we decided it would be a fun race/sisters weekend. Continue Reading →
Every year we read about runners who are struck by cars, bitten by dogs, or physically attacked while running. In this episode Coach Angie shares important safety tips on how to be a defensive runner. 💪 Continue Reading →
In this podcast episode we bring you a conversation with Coree Woltering— an ultra-runner and competitor on the Amazon Prime series World’s Toughest Race: Eco Challenge. He also set the fastest known time (FKT) on the 1,200 mile Ice Age Trail in Wisconsin this year. And in the quick tip segment, Coach Angie shares a list of running and fitness related books she’s enjoyed this year. Continue Reading →
In our new podcast episode we speak with Dr. Tamanna Singh a marathoner and cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic about how runners can be proactive about their heart health. Plus we’ll tell you about a 100 mile virtual challenge you can complete between now and the end of the year.
In this episode we speak with Phil Shin, a listener to the podcast who’s been battling liver cancer while continuing to train for marathons and inspire others. Continue Reading →
In this episode we play an interview Trevor gave on a South African running podcast about tips for beginners, how to stick to your training if you are a rebel, and obstacle immunity. Plus Coach Angie will teach you how to safely run in the heat. Continue Reading →
In this episode we dive deeper into one of my favorite mantras, “I Can Do Hard Things” to explain how to shift your mindset to embrace challenges in running and life.
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In this episode we speak with comedian, filmmaker, and ultrarunner Jeffrey Binney about his documentary “Once is Enough”. Plus Coach Angie will help you do a mid-year check in on your running goals. Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with ultrarunner and long-time listener to the MTA podcast Eric Strand who recently set the Fastest Known Time on the Katy Trail to raise money for front line hospitality workers. Plus, Coach Angie will share tips on how to mentor a new runner. Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with Dr. Greg Wells, a Canadian physicist, adventurer and author of the book Rest, Refocus, Recharge: A Guide for Optimizing Your Life.