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The Marathon Training Academy Podcast will help you unlock your potential to conquer the marathon and change your life. Since 2010 Angie and Trevor have shared tips, inspiration, and interesting guests interviews to help listeners run smarter, avoid injury, and go the distance! What RUNNER’S WORLD says about the MTA Podcast: “If you’re training for 26.2, running coach Angie Spencer and her husband, Trevor, have everything you need to reach the finish line. The duo provides plenty of training tips, interviews, and reviews of marathons from around the world. (Angie has run one in every state!) While they don’t always bring on guests, runners like Sara Hall, Dathan Ritzenhein, and even actor Sean Astin have all stopped by.”

The Marathon Training Academy Podcast will help you unlock your potential to conquer the marathon and change your life. Since 2010 Angie and Trevor have shared tips, inspiration, and interesting guests interviews to help listeners run smarter, avoid injury, and go the distance! What RUNNER’S WORLD says about the MTA Podcast: “If you’re training for 26.2, running coach Angie Spencer and her husband, Trevor, have everything you need to reach the finish line. The duo provides plenty of training tips, interviews, and reviews of marathons from around the world. (Angie has run one in every state!) While they don’t always bring on guests, runners like Sara Hall, Dathan Ritzenhein, and even actor Sean Astin have all stopped by.”

Location:

United States

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The Marathon Training Academy Podcast will help you unlock your potential to conquer the marathon and change your life. Since 2010 Angie and Trevor have shared tips, inspiration, and interesting guests interviews to help listeners run smarter, avoid injury, and go the distance! What RUNNER’S WORLD says about the MTA Podcast: “If you’re training for 26.2, running coach Angie Spencer and her husband, Trevor, have everything you need to reach the finish line. The duo provides plenty of training tips, interviews, and reviews of marathons from around the world. (Angie has run one in every state!) While they don’t always bring on guests, runners like Sara Hall, Dathan Ritzenhein, and even actor Sean Astin have all stopped by.”

Language:

English

Contact:

5733809140


Episodes

I Hate Running and You Can Too!

10/8/2021
In this episode we speak with Brendan Leonard author of the book, "I Hate Running and You Can Too -How to Get Started, Keep Going, and Make Sense of an Irrational Passion". Hear why it's ok to walk in a marathon and why you get to create your own definition of success. We also ask Brendan about what it's like to make a living as an outdoor writer. Links from this Episode: Amazon link for the book, I Hate Running And You Can Too Brendan Leonard website: Semi-Rad Smart Pointe Air Treatment...

Duration:00:48:23

Interview with Dave McGillivray -Race Director of the Boston Marathon

9/25/2021
In this episode we speak with Dave McGillivray the Race Director at the Boston Marathon and accomplished endurance athlete about what brought him into the sport and what it’s like to direct the World’s Oldest Marathon (125 years in 2021) Featured Links: Dave McGillivray website: davemcgillivray.com PIONAIR SMART POINTE AIR TREATMENT SYSTEM. www.bioactivenutrients.com/mta The Richmond Marathon in Richmond Virginia www.RichmondMarathon.org Athletic Greens. -Get a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin...

Duration:00:52:20

Race Recap: Running in the Italian Alps 🇮🇹

9/12/2021
In this episode Trevor shares what it was like to run a brutal trail marathon in the Italian Alps with 2,863 meters (9,393.04 feet) of elevation gain. And in the quick tip segment we feature a question about how many calories to consume on long run days versus lower mileage days. Episode Sponsors: MetPro. For a free consultation call with a nutrition coach https://www.metpro.co/mta Ucan. Save 20% on their fueling products with our link https://www.ucan.co/mta The Richmond Marathon. Run in...

Duration:00:51:18

"Live Long and Prosper" -Interview with Lisa Tamati

8/31/2021
In this episode we speak with Lisa Tamati -an extreme endurance athlete from New Zealand, author, speaker, and mindset expert. And in the quick tip segment, get recommendations on healthy snacks to help keep your hunger in check between meals! Links from this Episode: Lisa Tamati:https://www.lisatamati.com Episode Sponsors: MetPro. For a free consultation call with a nutrition coach https://www.metpro.co/mta Ucan. Save 20% on their fueling products with our link https://www.ucan.co/mta

Duration:00:56:58

Running a Marathon is Not Rocket Science 🤯

8/23/2021
In this episode we speak with rocket scientist and runner Melissa Corley Carter PhD who took on the challenge of running a marathon on every continent! And in the quick tip segment, we feature a listener question about intermittent fasting for runners. Links Read our full show notes here: www.marathontrainingacademy.com/not-rocket-science Melissa Corley Carter's website: www.resilienceactually.com Running the World coffee table book. MetPro -Speak with a metabolic expert. www.metpro.co/mta...

Duration:01:02:15

No Human is Limited

8/14/2021
In this episode we look back at the Olympic Marathon results and other inspiring moments from Tokyo. And in the quick tip segment, we feature a question sent in from a listener about anabolic diets for runners. “Athletics is not so much about the legs, it’s about the heart and mind.” -Eliud Kipchoge, Marathon Gold Medalist Links: Read our full show notes here: www.marathontrainingacademy.com/no-human-is-limited Join the Academy here: https://access.marathontrainingacademy.com/ Episode...

Duration:00:49:31

A Look at the Olympic Running Events

7/30/2021
In this episode you will hear explanations of the various Olympic track events, a preview of the men’s and women’s marathon, and tips from Coach Angie on some effective speed workouts to do at your local track. Enjoy! Links: Read our full show notes here: www.marathontrainingacademy.com/olympic-running-distances Join the Academy here: https://access.marathontrainingacademy.com/ Episode Sponsors MetPro -talk to a MetPro nutrition coach: www.metpro.co/mta UCAN Energy - try UCAN snack bars,...

Duration:00:50:58

Out and Back -An Interview with Hillary Allen

7/23/2021
In this episode we speak with Hillary Allen -ultrarunner and author of the book 'Out and Back -A Runner’s Story of Survival Against All Odds'. In 2017 she nearly died at a mountain race when she fell 150 feet and was rescued by helicopter. Two years after her accident, she returned and conquered the course that almost killed her.

Duration:00:50:52

A Runner’s High! Interview with Dean Karnazes

7/10/2021
In this episode we speak with ultra runner and bestselling author Dean Karnazes about his new book A Runner’s High: My Life in Motion. Plus we share a quick run down of our adventures in Costa Rica.

Duration:00:54:58

[Part 2] Ask the Coaches Q & A

6/25/2021
In this session Coach Angie and Coach Nicole answer questions about training by time vs training by distance, busting through plateaus, hill runs, staying motivated, pacing in a race, lifting heavy, delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), can you train for a half marathon on only 1 running day per week?, compression gear, books for older runners, and staying strong in the last 5k of a marathon!

Duration:00:49:40

Ask the Coaches Q and A

6/18/2021
In this episode Coach Angie and Coach Nicole answer questions sent in by listeners about pre-run warm up drills, training after an injury, training for two races only a month apart, speedwork, rest days, ultra training, and 12-24 hour timed events.

Duration:00:48:31

How to Make a Comeback in Running and Racing

6/6/2021
More in-person races are taking place around the world so in this episode we share how to get back into racing by evaluating your fitness level, choosing the right plan, and finding the time to train.

Duration:00:42:15

Interview with Dr. Stacy Sims

5/22/2021
In this episode we speak with Dr. Stacy Sims, Ph.D., an Environmental Exercise Physiologist and Nutrition Scientist specializing in sex differences in endurance training. She's also author of the book, “ROAR -How to Match Your Food and Fitness to Your Unique Female Physiology for Optimum Performance, Great Health, and a Strong, Lean Body for Life. Enjoy!

Duration:00:49:29

Race Recap: The Revel Wasatch Marathon

5/14/2021
In this episode Angie recaps the Revel Wasatch Marathon in Utah, her 67th marathon, and shares how to 'Modify Your Goal When Things Go Wrong'.

Duration:00:43:47

Wisdom from Ethiopian Running Culture -Interview with Dr. Michael Crawley

5/3/2021
In this episode we speak with Michael Crawley, author of the book Out of Thin Air -Running Wisdom and Magic from Above the Clouds in Ethiopia. Dr. Crawley an anthropologist and 2:20 marathoner, lived and trained with elite runners in Ethiopia for 15 months to learn the secrets of their success.

Duration:00:44:41

The Art of the Taper

4/24/2021
Tapering refers to reducing your training load for a period of time leading up to your race. During your marathon training the body may have been depleted of its enzyme, glycogen, and hormonal stores so tapering allows for the replenishing of these reserves, helps correct microcellular damage, and encourages the repairing of muscle tissue to give that natural resilience back. In this episode Coach Angie will share how to successfully taper before a race so you can get to the starting line...

Duration:00:34:43

Health Tips from a 100 Year Old Runner

4/11/2021
In this episode we speak with Jonathan de Sola Mendes a 100 year old veteran of WW2 and the Korean War who completed the NYC Marathon at the age of 96!

Duration:00:49:41

Choose to Get Stronger [Part 2: My Story + How to Get Started with Strength Training]

4/1/2021
In this episode we bring you part two of Choose to Get Stronger -how strength training can increase your power and endurance. Coach Angie shares her story and tips on how to get started with strength straining.

Duration:00:41:49

Choose to Get Stronger [Part 1: The Case for Strength Training]

3/20/2021
In this episode you learn how to use strength training to increase your power and endurance as a runner. 💪

Duration:00:32:46

Interview with Dr. Daniel Lieberman

3/12/2021
In this episode we speak with Daniel Lieberman, professor of Biological Sciences at Harvard University who’s influential research has helped popularize the idea that humans are born to run. His new book is called “Exercised -Why Something We Never Evolved to Do is Healthy and Rewarding”. In the quick tip segment: How Exercise fights disease

Duration:00:56:19