In this episode we speak with Deena Kastor, three time olympian, author, and American Women’s record holder in the marathon. And in the quick tip segment, we recommend some post-run recovery sandals that feel like walking on clouds. Continue Reading →
A long time listener to the MTA podcast named Pete D’Amico invited me onto his podcast to talk about my running story, tips for new runners, mind-blowing guests we’ve had on the show, Spartan racing, and low carb eating.
Look for me on episode #35. The interview starts at the 20:25 mark. 🙂
In this episode we speak with Dr. Ben Shatto about overtraining -which is a leading cause of injury and burnout in long distance runners. And in this episode’s quick tip, Angie answers a listener question about how Boston qualifying times work. Continue Reading →
In this episode Trevor recaps the Pittsburgh Marathon in beautiful Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. And in the quick tip segment, Angie answers the question, “Does everyone suffer horribly during the final miles of a marathon?”
In this episode we speak with time management expert and runner Laura Vanderkam about how you actually have more time in your week than you might realize, which is great news for busy runners!
In the quick tip segment, Angie answers a listener question about underwear for runners.
In this episode I recap my most recent marathon in Newport, Rhode Island. Plus we look at the 2018 London Marathon, and in the quick tip segment, I will share three lessons from 10 years of running marathons.
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Weather conditions were completely miserable at the 2018 Boston Marathon. This included constant rain, cold, and winds hitting the runners at 25 mph! In this episode we give you an overview of this year’s race, plus we’ll tell you how to stay strong during tough marathon conditions.
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Amelia Boone is a world-class obstacle racer and full time corporate attorney. In March of this year she competed in the infamous Barkley Marathons -the race that eats its young. Since the race was started in 1986 only 15 people have successfully completed all 5 loops of the course. Continue Reading →
In this episode we bring you a fascinating interview with Alex Hutchinson, author of the new book Endure -Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance.
In addition to being an endurance science geek, Alex was one of the few journalists allowed access to the Nike Breaking 2 project in Italy where Eliud Kipchoge ran the fastest marathon in history at 2:00:25 (an unofficial world record). Continue Reading →
In this episode we bring you Part 2 of our heroes of the marathon series -stories of people who set records, defied conventional wisdom, and helped shaped our sport into what it is today. Continue Reading →
In this episode we share the stories of people who helped shape the sport of long distance running into what it is today. These marathon heroes set new records, defied conventional wisdom, and blazed a trail for others.
In this two part series we will be discussing five men and five women who shaped the sport.
The idea for this two part podcast was spurred by the recent death of Roger Bannister from the UK who was the first person to break four minutes in the mile in 1954. Bannister changed the running world forever. This got us to thinking . . . what runners have influenced the marathon distance in particular? Continue Reading →
Welcome to the Marathon Training Academy Podcast where we empower you to take your running to the next level!
In this podcast episode we cover an array of questions from our community about base building, tight hip flexors, black toenails, what to do if you are under-trained on race day, hamstring pain, fuel and fuel belts, anti-inflammatories, treadmill recommendations and more things that inquiring runners want to know! Continue Reading →