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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.”

Marathon Training Academy Angie and Trevor

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    • 4.8 • 1.4K Ratings

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.”

    Race Recap: Running in the Italian Alps 🇮🇹

    Race Recap: Running in the Italian Alps 🇮🇹

    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.



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    The Richmond Marathon.  Run in Virginia's capital November 13th. www.RichmondMarathon.org

     

    • 51 min
    "Live Long and Prosper" -Interview with Lisa Tamati

    "Live Long and Prosper" -Interview with Lisa Tamati

    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

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    • 56 min
    Running a Marathon is Not Rocket Science 🤯

    Running a Marathon is Not Rocket Science 🤯

    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

    The PionAir Smart Pointe Air Treatment System: https://www.bioactivenutrients.com/mta

    The Richmond Marathon in Richmond, Virginia: www.RichmondMarathon.org

     

    • 1 hr 2 min
    No Human is Limited

    No Human is Limited

    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/

     

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    The Drury Hotel Company -save 15% on your stay: www.druryhotels.com/mta

    • 49 min
    A Look at the Olympic Running Events

    A Look at the Olympic Running Events

    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, drink mix, or new UCAN Edge performance fuel.  Use the code MTAChallenge to get 20% off. ucan.co/mta

     

    • 50 min
    Out and Back -An Interview with Hillary Allen

    Out and Back -An Interview with Hillary Allen

    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.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.4K Ratings

1.4K Ratings

lnk44 ,

Wonderful but post links

I love the podcast. It is interesting and moves fast enough to keep me interested. One thing I would love to see are links to sponsors and /or guests. I am usually running when I listen and don't have a great memory, so I rely on show notes and links on my return. Thanks.

JFunRun ,

Motivating and Entertaining

Thank you for this great podcast! Love all the content and it’s great listening to MTA during my runs for extra motivation.

WUncleMitch ,

Fun and informative

This podcast provides interesting short form interviews, running tips, comments from a really supportive community and news from the running world. The hosts are wonderful people and their relationship is playful and warm, and totally down to earth.

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