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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.”

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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
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Interview with Dr. Brad Schaeffer, Podiatrist and Foot Surgeon

5/22/2024
In this episode we speak with Dr. Brad Schaeffer -a podiatrist, foot surgeon, and star on TLC’s ‘My Feet Are Killing Me’. Dr. Brad shares tips on dealing with heel pain, Morton’s neuroma, achilles tendinitis, arch pain, corns, blisters, and bunions. Dr. Brad Schaeffer is and expert podiatrist at Central Park Sole in NYC. He is […]

Duration:00:45:27

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It’s All Downhill From Here!

5/12/2024
In this episode we share training tips for running a down hill race and recap our trip to the Revel White Mountains Marathon in New Hampshire.

Duration:00:46:57

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A Marathon Success Story with Robin Walters

4/30/2024
In this episode we speak with Academy member and coaching client, Robin Walters, about how she ‘leveled-up’ her life through marathon training! Once upon a time she hated running but now she’s a Boston Marathon qualifier. Hear how she dreamed big, took consistent action, and ran strong on race day.

Duration:00:51:45

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The Boston Marathon Handbook with Marc Pollina

4/21/2024
In this episode with speak with Marc Pollina author of the ‘The Boston Marathon Handbook -an ‘Insider’s Guide to Training for and Succeeding in the Ultimate Road Race‘. Plus, we give you a quick run down of what happened at this year’s Boson Marathon. Marc W. Pollina is a writer, runner, and entrepreneur. He has […]

Duration:00:51:33

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A Conversation with Emily Sisson

4/12/2024
In this episode we speak with Emily Sisson who will be competing for the USA at the 2024 Olympics. She previously held the American half marathon record and currently holds the American marathon record. She ran 2:22:42 to place 2nd at the US Olympic Marathon Trials and earned a spot at the Paris Games (with […]

Duration:00:42:57

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How to Incorporate Walking into Your Marathon Training

3/31/2024
In this episode coach Angie explains how to effectively use walking during marathon training and on race day. Learn when walking is advantageous and how to do run/walk intervals (Galloway Method).

Duration:00:38:40

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Race Recap: The Tokyo Marathon 🇯🇵

3/20/2024
In this episode we bring you along with us to Japan as we recap the Tokyo Marathon. Learn what makes this marathon unique and hear from local MTA podcast listeners about Japanese running culture!

Duration:01:06:25

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Becoming a Sustainable Runner

3/10/2024
In this episode we speak with fellow podcaster Tina Muir co-author of the book ‘Becoming a Sustainable Runner -A Guide to Running for Life, Community, and Planet’. Listen as Tina shares why she quit running in 2017 and what brought her back to the sport! Originally from St. Albans, England, Tina Muir was a professional […]

Duration:00:45:46

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Ask the Coach Q&A (part 2)

2/29/2024
In this episode we bring you part 2 of Ask the Coach Q&A as we field questions about nutrition, fueling, training plans, when to do leg day, breaking 2 hours in the half, perimenopause, running postpartum, how to race Boston, the impact alcohol has on training, and more! Coach Abby Omerza is a RRCA Certified […]

Duration:00:57:54

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Ask the Coach Q&A (part 1)

2/20/2024
In this episode we are joined by two coaches on our team and answer questions sent in from Academy members and listeners about running injuries, ultra training, shakeout runs, super shoes, mileage per week, and more! Thanks to everyone who sent in a question! Coach Carri Marlow is a RRCA Certified Running Coach; UESCA Certified […]

Duration:01:01:35

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Tips on Running a Big City Marathon

2/10/2024
In this episode we share tips on running a big city marathon, like one of the Abbott World Marathon Majors. Plus, we speak with an official charity partner of the Tokyo Marathon about literacy rates for children, especially girls, around the world. About Room to Read Founded in 2000 on the belief that World Change […]

Duration:00:47:13

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The Untethered Runner -Interview with Dave Proctor

1/30/2024
In this episode we speak with Canadian ultra-runner Dave Proctor author of the book Untethered: The Comeback Story of one of the Longest Fastest Runs in History. In 2022 Dave ran across the entire length of Canada in 67 days, averaging 105.3 kilometers (65.4 miles) per day! About Dave Proctor Dave Proctor @runproctor is an […]

Duration:00:56:54

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Seven Disruptive Behaviors for Improving Your Nutrition

1/17/2024
In this podcast episode we speak with metabolism expert Angelo Poli about how to stick to your New Year’s goals and the ‘Seven Disruptive Behaviors for Improving Your Nutrition’! Angelo Poli is a personal trainer, metabolism expert, and co-founder of MetPro. He’s worked with over 20,000 people helping them reach their body composition goals and […]

Duration:01:01:33

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Motivation for Your 2024 Running Goals

1/7/2024
In this podcast episode we give you a healthy dose of motivation as you think about your marathon training in the new year! Hear how fellow runners are dealing with setbacks, setting goals, and taking on new challenges. 💪

Duration:00:40:39

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Year in Review: Top Stories from 2023

12/30/2023
In this episode we round up the biggest news from the running world in 2023 including records, notable achievements, inspiring moments, and interesting stories! Also, we wrote an MTA Holiday Letter you can read here.

Duration:00:51:05

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Book Talk! Our Favorite Reads from 2023

12/13/2023
In this episode we share our favorite books from 2023 (both running and non-running). Plus Trevor attempts to relate Socrates to marathon training! Book Talk 2023 Authors we Interviewed on the Podcast from this Year The Longest Race: Inside the Secret World of Abuse, Doping, and Deception on Nike’s Elite Running Team by Kara Goucher […]

Duration:00:44:00

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A Marathon Success Story with Chris Farrands

12/1/2023
In this episode we bring you a marathon success story with Chris Farrands. Chris started running three short years ago, lost 90 pounds, and transformed himself into a sub-3 hour marathoner! Listen as he shares why he decided to take control of his health; the misery he experienced at his first marathon, and the smarter […]

Duration:01:01:15

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Finding Community in the Running Space

11/21/2023
In this episode you will hear a live podcast recording at the Richmond Marathon expo. Trevor joins Lindsey Hein, Martinus Evans, Cynthia Vissers, and Dr. Lisa Mitro to talk about ‘finding community in the running space’. They also share advice for first-time marathoners, favorite mantras and pump-up songs, dealing with post-race blues, how to make […]

Duration:01:00:05

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Seven Questions to Evaluate Your Training

11/13/2023
In this episode we reveal seven questions you can use to evaluate your training. These questions reveal the key adjustments, changes, and tweaks you can use to fine tune your training and hit your goals in the marathon. Let’s help you get “dialed in”! Seven Questions to Ask Yourself

Duration:00:46:16

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A Conversation with Kathrine Switzer (Replay Episode)

11/1/2023
In this episode we replay a popular interview we did with Kathrine Switzer -trailblazer who broke the gender barrier and became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon with a bib number. This conversation is a nice follow-up to our last episode about the first women’s Olympic Marathon. Listen as Kathrine recalls what it […]

Duration:00:41:23