Author Archive | Trevor Spencer

Podcast Anniversary Sale

For our seven year podcast anniversary we are offering a 50% discount on Volume 3 of the MTA podcast -episodes no longer found in iTunes.

See what’s in Volume 3 here.

This set of 50 archived podcast episodes features the story of Angie’s Boston Marathon run plus lots of other “world famous” race recaps, guest interviews and actionable training advice. All episodes are 100% downloadable. For those technologically challenge, I show how to download and add to your playlist. Get it here.

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Goodbye Ed Whitlock, You Will Be Missed!

photo credit: Todd Fraser/Canada Running Series)

We were saddened yesterday to hear of the passing of marathon great Ed Whitlock of prostrate cancer. He was a Canadian runner who held multiple world records for age group finishes in the marathon. His most recent feat was to break 4:00 at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon at age 85.

We interviewed Ed about his world records, training, and philosophy of life on MTA podcast episode 195. Our thoughts and prayers are with Ed’s family. He was truly an inspiration to the entire running world!

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The Treadmill Episode! -Listener Q and A

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In this episode we are joined by special guest Chris Galaty to talk about the joys of treadmill training and answer listener questions about training on the treadmill (#dreadmill). You will learn about pace conversion, stride length, the 1% rule, mental training and more! See how you and the treadmill can become BFFs! Continue Reading →

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Interview with Tina Muir -How She Fulfilled Her Ultimate Running Goal

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In this podcast episode we talk with fellow podcaster and elite runner Tina Muir who last year fulfilled a lifelong dream of representing Great Britain at the World Half Marathon Championships.

You will hear Tina relate the ups and downs of accomplishing that dream, how she deals with negative thinking during the marathon and her down-to-earth thoughts on building self-confidence.

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How Running Can Change Your Life


Here’s a recent interview I did with the Believe.Love podcast. In this interview I talk about tips for getting started as a runner, identity formation and freedom you feel after breaking through the “my lungs are burning” “I hate this” stage.

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What We Love About Running

We recently asked our members what they love most about running and they had a lot to say. It’s hard to choose what there is to love most about running. Instead there are five big reasons that kept coming up. Any runner will identify with these.

I’ve pasted the comments verbatim below and added a few thoughts of my own.

The five things we love most about running are . . . Continue Reading →

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Merry Christmas From Our Family to Yours!


We are thankful for all the amazing guests we’ve had on the podcast this year–which is about to reach episode 200. Most of all we’re grateful to all of our wonderful listeners, customers and sponsors.

Christmas is the best time to take stock of what happened throughout the year. I’ve posted a portion of our family Christmas letter below to give you a look at the craziness of our lives. Continue Reading →

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Give the Gift of Training

We had someone purchase 5 months of Academy Membership for a family member (​it was on their Christmas wishlist)!

We decided to throw in an extra month free of charge . . . because six months are better than five!

Now we want to offer you the same opportunity to get this holiday deal . . . Continue Reading →

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Lynn Grieger Joins the Coaching Team at MTA

We are excited to announce that Coach Lynn Grieger has joined the coaching team here at MTA!

Lynn is a RRCA Certified Running Coach as well as a Registered Dietitian, Certified Personal Trainer and Wellness Coach. She has over 25 years experience helping people improve their physical fitness.

She’s an accomplished runner who has completed a marathon in all 50 States (plus DC!).

Coach Lynn will be working one-on-one with those who want to put the power of personalized coaching behind their running goals. Find out how personal coaching works and availability

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