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Race Recap: The Boston Marathon 2022


In this podcast episode we bring you one of our “world famous” race recaps as Angie describes the 2022 Boston Marathon.

-Hear about the amazing stories that came out of this year’s marathon.

-Soundbites from the MTA meet up

-Plus two coaches join us to share tips on running a Boston qualifying (BQ) time. 

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Running With Emotional Intelligence

In this podcast episode we will share how you can use emotional intelligence (EQ) strategies to harness the power of your emotions during marathon training.

Learn how delayed gratification helps you succeed as a long distance runner.

When negative emotions flood in, the practice of “emotion spotting” can help your rational brain take over!
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Interview with Keira D’Amato

Keira D’Amato breaking the American record.

In this podcast episode we speak with Keira D’Amato, the 37 year old mother of two, who broke the American record in the marathon this year running 2:19:12!

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Keira describes her running career as “the road less travelled”. Hear how she went from injury and struggling through her first marathon to becoming the fastest female marathoner in the United States. Continue Reading →

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Marathon Success Story with Delorean Ostrom

In this podcast episode we bring you a marathon success story with MTA coaching client Delorean Ostrom who is running a marathon every month in 2022 to raise money for the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation.

We spoke with Delorean just a few days after he finished the Snickers Marathon in Athens, Georgia. This was his 2nd marathon in six days and he ran a PR of 4:28:53.49!

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Interview with Dr. Stacy Sims, Menopause for Runners

In this podcast episode we speak with Dr. Stacy Sims a physiologist, nutrition scientist, and expert on sports performance for female athletes who are in perimenopause and postmenopause.

Stacy explains the challenges that women runners face in the perimenopause period and beyond; and what measures they can take to offset the downsides that come with aging (like loss in muscle mass, reduced bone density, and weight gain). 

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How to Set Yourself Up for Success After an Injury

In Part 1 of our injury episode we talked about how I’ve been dealing with my hamstring injury, what injury is, and how to get past denial to find a solution.

If you haven’t checked that episode out it may be helpful to go back and listen.

In this episode we want to go deeper into coping with injury, especially mentally and emotionally, and how to set yourself up for success in the recovery process.

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Getting Real About Running Injuries

In this podcast episode I answer a question from a discouraged runner and share statistics, tips, and hope on dealing with an injury so you can keep doing what you love.

Many of the episodes that we do are inspired by emails and feedback that we get from listeners.

The question that prompted the topic of dealing with injury came in from Megan who asks,

“Question for Angie.  She’s been dealing with a hamstring injury.  I’m curious if she in hindsight feels like she did something wrong that could have prevented this injury.. . For someone who has all the tools and knowledge to prevent injury like you guys, to still get injured is disheartening to me.  I like to think if you’re smart, you can be an injury free runner, but I guess that’s not the case.  I’m dealing with a debilitating posterior tibial tendon disfunction that will likely never go away.” -Megan. Continue Reading →

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Get to Know Your Podcast Hosts! (2022 Edition)

In this podcast episode you will hear how Angie stumbled into running marathons and what gave me the idea to start the MTA Podcast 12 years ago (wow, I’m feeling old).

Fellow podcaster Lisa Tamati (from New Zealand) interviews us about how we got started, our favorite and toughest marathons, overcoming challenges, and the lessons we’ve learned along the way.

It’s been five years since we’ve done an episode like this. Thanks for listening to our stories!

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Marathon Success Story with Dipti Pandya

In this podcast episode we bring you a marathon success story as we speak with Academy member Dipti Pandya, a radiologist and mother of two, who just completed the Disney Dopey Challenge.

You will hear about the setbacks she faced during her training, including a cancer diagnosis, how she finds time to train, and what it was like to cross the finish line of her first marathon.

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Interview with Abdi Abdirahman, 5X Olympian!


In this episode we speak with Abdi Abdirahman who represented Team USA at the Olympic Marathon in Tokyo at the age of 43. He is the oldest American runner to make the Olympic team and the only distance runner to make the Olympics 5 times!  In the quick tip segment Coach Angie shares tips on coping with cold weather running. Continue Reading →

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