Marathon Training Academy



Empowering You to Run a Marathon and Change Your Life


  • Out and Back -An Interview with Hillary Allen

    23/07/2021 Duração: 50min

    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.

  • A Runner’s High! Interview with Dean Karnazes

    11/07/2021 Duração: 54min

    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. 

  • [Part 2] Ask the Coaches Q & A

    26/06/2021 Duração: 49min

    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!

  • Ask the Coaches Q and A

    18/06/2021 Duração: 48min

    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.

  • How to Make a Comeback in Running and Racing

    06/06/2021 Duração: 42min

    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.

  • Interview with Dr. Stacy Sims

    23/05/2021 Duração: 49min

    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!

  • Race Recap: The Revel Wasatch Marathon

    14/05/2021 Duração: 43min

    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'.

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

    03/05/2021 Duração: 44min

    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.

  • The Art of the Taper

    25/04/2021 Duração: 34min

    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 feeling strong.

  • Health Tips from a 100 Year Old Runner

    11/04/2021 Duração: 49min

    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!

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

    01/04/2021 Duração: 41min

    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.

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

    21/03/2021 Duração: 32min

    In this episode you learn how to use strength training to increase your power and endurance as a runner.

  • Interview with Dr. Daniel Lieberman

    12/03/2021 Duração: 56min

    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

  • About High Mileage Weeks/Months

    01/03/2021 Duração: 49min

    In this episode you will hear how to log a high mileage week and/or month while minimizing your risk of injury.  MTA coaching client Elliot Shelton logged 141 miles in 1 week while competing against a running buddy in a mileage contest.  Hear how he managed it.

  • Interview with Dick Beardsley -Redemption and Hope

    21/02/2021 Duração: 01h05min

    In this episode we speak with Dick Beardsley 2:08 marathoner, running ambassador, and motivational speaker. His neck-and-neck race against Alberto Salazar at the 1982 Boston Marathon is famously known as the "Duel In The Sun". See for privacy information.

  • Interview with "The Walking Diva" -Yolanda Holder

    02/02/2021 Duração: 57min

    In this episode bring you an interview with Yolanda Holder, the Walking Diva, who has walked over 550 marathons and ultras and holds a Guinness World Record for most marathons completed in a calendar year. And in the quick tip segment, Coach Angie will answer a questions sent in by a listener about pursuing big goals. See for privacy information.

  • Conversation with Weight Loss Expert - Angelo Poli

    23/01/2021 Duração: 01h05min

    In this episode we speak with weight loss expert Angelo Poli about why some people have better luck sticking to their resolutions and how to better understand your body’s metabolism.  In the quick tip segment Coach Angie answers a question about transitioning to a higher or lower drop running shoe. See for privacy information.

  • Achieving Your Running Goals, Why Habit Beats Motivation

    11/01/2021 Duração: 39min

    In this episode we talk about why, when it comes to achieving your running goals, habit beats motivation every time. Plus Coach Angie shares tips on how to read more books in 2021. See for privacy information.

  • Year in Review -Top Stories and Headlines from the Running World in 2020

    01/01/2021 Duração: 43min

    In this episode we take a look back at some of the top running related news and stories of 2020.  Even in a chaotic year there were many positive and inspiring things that happened! Plus we’ll tell you about a 300 mile run challenge to keep you motivated in the new year. See for privacy information.

  • Making Your Way On The Wobbly Road to Success

    20/12/2020 Duração: 52min

    In this episode we speak with the authors of the book, 'Making Your Way, -The Wobbly Road to Success and Happiness in Life and Work'.  Plus we give you a peak at what's in our home gym. See for privacy information.

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