Marathon Training Academy

Marathon Training Academy

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Empowering You to Run a Marathon and Change Your Life
Taking Action and Setting Big Goals in Running and Life!
Jan 20 • 48 min
In this podcast episode we encourage you to take action and set bigger goals! Plus we share our favorite books from last year. And in the quick tip segment, Angie answers a listener question about how to avoid bonking and hitting the wall in a race or…
Year in Review: The Historic, Unbelievable, and Inspirational Running Stories of 2018
Jan 11 • 53 min
In this episode we take a look back at the biggest stories in the running world from 2018, it was quite a year! And in this episode’s quick tip Angie shares two simple questions that can improve your training this year.
Unraveling the Mystery of Your Metabolism
Dec 31, 2018 • 72 min
In this episode we bring you a fascinating conversation about how the body’s metabolism works and how you as a runner can lose weight and keep it off.
Happy Holidays from MTA + A Quick Word of Thanks
Dec 23, 2018 • 4 min
Thank you for subscribing to the MTA Podcast, we are so glad to be on this running journey with you!
Finding Your “WHY” as a Long Distance Runner
Dec 11, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode we talk about the importance of finding your “why” if you want be a longterm runner and what listeners shared with us about what motivates them. Plus we give you a quick rundown of this year’s MTA Virtual Half Marathon. And in the quick…
Interview with Pete Kostelnick, Self-Supported Run from Alaska to Florida!
Nov 30, 2018 • 68 min
In this episode we interview ultra runner and Guinness Record holder Pete Kostelnick who just completed a 97 day self-supported run from Alaska to Florida! And in this episode’s quick tip, Angie answers a listener question about how to adjust your…
Smart Pacing Strategies in the Marathon
Nov 20, 2018 • 51 min
In this episode we discuss smart pacing strategies with Steve Waldon -one of our coaches here at MTA and a 3:30 pacer at the New York City Marathon. And in the quick tip we tell you about a handy little way to remember your miles splits in your marathon…
Listener Q & A with Angie and Athena
Nov 12, 2018 • 64 min
In this episode we do a listener Q & A session! Angie and special guest Coach Athena Farias tackle questions about recovery, what to do in the off season, back-to-back marathons, how to train for a 50k, knowing your limits, dealing with taper madness, and…
Heart Rate Training and More with Dr. Phil Maffetone
Nov 1, 2018 • 72 min
In this episode we speak with Dr. Phil Maffetone, acclaimed innovator and clinician in the world of endurance, about heart rate training, inflammation, and the over-fat pandemic.
Interview with Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, Run for Your Life!
Oct 20, 2018 • 65 min
In this episode we interview Dr. Mark Cucuzzella about his new book “Run For Your Life -How to Run, Walk, and Move Without Pain or Injury and Achieve a Sense of Wellbeing and Joy”.
The Loch Ness Marathon in Scotland
Oct 12, 2018 • 60 min
In this episode Angie recaps the Loch Ness Marathon in Scotland -a bucket list race. And in the quick tip segment we discuss how hiking can fit into marathon training.
Episode 26.2! How Has Marathon Training Changed You?
Oct 1, 2018 • 59 min
In this special episode runners from all over the world call in and share how the process of marathon training has changed them.
The Jungfrau Marathon, “The Most Beautiful Marathon in the World!”
Sep 21, 2018 • 77 min
In this episode we recap the Jungfrau Marathon in Switzerland -which is called “The Most Beautiful Marathon in the World”. Plus, Angie explains the importance of electrolyte replenishment during races and long runs.
If Life is a Marathon, Here Are the Rules!
Sep 10, 2018 • 43 min
Life principles learned from running marathons +Coach Angie shares how to successfully taper for a race.
How to Go From Couch to Marathon
Aug 31, 2018 • 72 min
In this episode we tell you how to go from “Couch to Marathon”, plus we talk with a runner from California who went from weighing 400 pounds to running his first 26.2!!!
[Part 2] Angie and Trev’s Most Excellent Summer Adventure + Juneau Marathon Recap
Aug 23, 2018 • 80 min
In this episode we bring you part 2 of our 10,000 mile camping trip to Alaska which we are calling, “Angie and Trev’s Most Excellent Summer Adventure”. Plus, Angie the Juneau Marathon and shares what you need to have on your pre-race check list.
Angie and Trev’s Most Excellent Summer Adventure
Aug 15, 2018 • 56 min
In this episode we recap our big trip out West, which we are calling “Angie and Trev’s Most Excellent Summer Adventure” plus we talk about why you should take the plunge in marathon training and life. Plus, we have an important announcement about this…
Interview with the Indomitable Jenn Shelton
Aug 1, 2018 • 71 min
In this episode we bring you an exclusive interview with ultra runner Jenn Shelton and in the quick tip segment Angie shares her summer reading list.
Yoga for Runners, Interview with Sage Rountree
Jul 24, 2018 • 55 min
Welcome to the MTA Podcast! In this episode we speak with yoga expert, runner, and author Sage Rountree about how practicing yoga can do wonders for your running. Plus we give you a travel update on our trip to the Juneau Marathon … something we are…
Interview with Scott Jurek
Jul 10, 2018 • 68 min
In this episode we speak with Scott Jurek, legendary ultra runner who ran all 2,189 miles of the Appalachian Trail in 46 days! In 2015 he set the record for the FKT (fasted known time) on the rugged Appalachian Trail averaging 50 miles per day. He tells…
Race Recap: The Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota
Jul 1, 2018 • 59 min
In this episode we recap the Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota. And in the quick tip segment, Angie explains how the menstrual cycle impacts marathon training, and what to do about it.
Strength Training for Runners, Interview with Jason Fitzgerald
Jun 21, 2018 • 66 min
In this episode we talk with coach and fellow podcaster Jason Fitzgerald about the right and wrong ways to strength train when preparing for a marathon. And in this episode’s quick tip we share recommendations on sunglasses for runners.
Interview with Deena Kastor -Let Your Mind Run
Jun 11, 2018 • 61 min
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.
How to Avoid Overtraining as a Long Distance Runner
May 30, 2018 • 71 min
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.
Race Recap: The Pittsburgh Marathon
May 22, 2018 • 72 min
In this episode we recap 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?”
Interview with Laura Vanderkam, Time Management Expert
May 10, 2018 • 63 min
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! And in the quick tip segment, Angie answers a listener…
Race Recap: Rhode Races Newport Marathon + What I’ve Learned from 10 Years of Running Marathons
Apr 30, 2018 • 50 min
In this episode Angie recaps her most recent marathon in Newport, Rhode Island. Plus we look at the 2018 London Marathon, and in the quick tip segment Angie shares 3 lessons from 10 years of running marathons.
Boston Marathon 2018, Staying Tough in Brutal Conditions!
Apr 22, 2018 • 52 min
In this episode we take a look at the 2018 Boston Marathon where the horrendous weather will go down in history. Plus, we’ll tell you how to stay strong during tough marathon conditions.
Interview with Amelia Boone, The Barkley Marathons
Apr 12, 2018 • 75 min
In this episode we speak with world-class obstacle racer Amelia Boone who competed in this year’s infamous Barkley Marathons, “The race that eats its young”! And in this episode’s quick tip, Angie answers a listener question about foot numbness while…
The Science of Endurance -Interview with Alex Hutchinson
Apr 1, 2018 • 70 min
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’.
Heroes of the Marathon [Part 2]
Mar 22, 2018 • 54 min
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 and helped shaped our sport into what it is today. And in the quick tip segment, we talk about ways to easily…
Heroes of the Marathon [Part 1]
Mar 15, 2018 • 49 min
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.
Ask the Coach Episode …
Mar 3, 2018 • 53 min
In this episode Coach Angie answers questions about base building, tight hip flexors, black toenails, what to do if you are undertrained on race day, hamstring pain, fuel belts, treadmill recommendations and more things that inquiring runners want to know!
Greatest Hits Episode! Mastering the Endurance Mindset
Feb 22, 2018 • 71 min
In this episode we bring you mindset tips, strategies, and stories from past guests on the MTA podcast like Marshal Ulrich, Dr. Jeff Brown, Lisa Smith-Batchen, Dr. Tim Noakes, and Sean Astin. These conversations will help you master the mental game of…
Interview with Sean Astin
Feb 11, 2018 • 59 min
In this episode we talk with Hollywood actor and runner Sean Astin. And in the quick tip segment, Angie will tell you how to deal with post-race blues.
Interview with Gretchen Rubin -The Four Tendencies and Running
Feb 1, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode we talk with habit and productivity expert Gretchen Rubin about how your personality tendency relates to your running goals. And in the quick tip segment, Angie explains how to tell if you need an extra rest day.
Why Run A Marathon?
Jan 21, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode we discuss the many hidden benefits of running marathons, plus we’ll give you some important steps if you’re just starting. And in the quick tip segment we recommend two online directories for finding races all over the world.
Becoming a Lifetime Runner -Interview with Jonathan Beverly
Jan 10, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode we speak with Jonathan Beverly author of the new book Run Strong Stay Hungry -9 Keys to Staying in the Race. And in the quick tip segment, we answer a listener question about how to deal with being a slow runner.
Biggest Running News from 2017 + How to Have an Epic Year!
Dec 31, 2017 • 52 min
In this episode we look back on the biggest running news from 2017 plus we share tips on how you can make 2018 an epic year! And in the quick tip segment, we recommend an app that lets you easily run for charity.
Interview with Ryan Hall -2:04:58 Marathoner, Record Holder and Olympian
Dec 22, 2017 • 60 min
In this episode we speak with Ryan Hall, 2x olympian, American record holder in the half marathon and the only American who has run a sub 2:05 marathon!
Race Recap: The Rehoboth Beach Marathon
Dec 14, 2017 • 57 min
In this episode Angie recaps the Rehoboth Beach Marathon in Delaware, her 51st marathon. And in the quick tip segment we share tips and gear recommendations for running in the cold.
Inspiration from the Worldwide Running Community
Dec 5, 2017 • 61 min
In this episode we ask listeners what got them into long distance running and what running has taught them about life. In the quick tip segment we share of list of books that will fuel your passion!
Motivation to Do the Hard Thing!
Nov 23, 2017 • 68 min
In this episode we motivate you to do the hard thing in endurance and life! We speak with Rob Jones, a double amputee who just ran 31 marathons in 31 days. Plus, Trevor recaps his Spartan Beast race in South Carolina and Angie gives a survey of the…
Marathon Success Story + What it Takes to Qualify for Boston
Nov 13, 2017 • 65 min
In this episode we bring you a marathon success story with MTA-er Karima Modjadidi who kept a recurring knee injury at bay and earned a PR and BQ at her recent Marathon. Plus, Angie talks about the Boston Marathon qualifying standards and what it takes to…
Race Recap + What Angie Has Learned From Running 50 Marathons
Nov 3, 2017 • 60 min
In this episode we recap the Mount Desert Island Marathon in the beautiful state of Maine, plus Angie shares what she has learned from running 50 marathons.
Interview with Bart Yasso -Race Everything!
Oct 23, 2017 • 69 min
In this episode we interview Bart Yasso, Chief Running Officer at Runner’s World Magazine and author of the new book ‘Race Everything -How to Conquer Any Race at Any Distance’. And in the quick tip segment Angie will answer a listener question about how…
Munich Marathon Race Recap
Oct 15, 2017 • 72 min
In this episode we take you to the Munich Marathon in wonderful Munich, Germany (Wunderbar München Deutschland) and in the quick tip segment, Angie explains how running surfaces affect your body.
Nutrition for Runners with Dr. Mark Cucuzzella
Oct 1, 2017 • 105 min
In this episode we bring you an in-depth and fascinating conversation with Dr. Mark Cucuzzella on nutrition for runners. And in the quick tip segment, we share a positive mantra for your first marathon that takes the pressure off your finishing time.
Addicted to Running -Interview with Dr. Rachel Tambling
Sep 23, 2017 • 64 min
In this episode we discuss exercise addiction and disordered eating in runners with Dr. Rachel Tambling -licensed therapist and lecturer for Road Runner’s Club of America. And in the quick tip segment Angie answers a lister question about whether or not…
Recap of the Jackson Hole Marathon + Heart Rate Training
Sep 12, 2017 • 44 min
In this episode Angie recaps the Jackson Hole Marathon in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming, plus she explains how to run a marathon according to your heart rate.