Author Archive | Trevor Spencer

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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Marathon Success Story -How Henry Became a Running Machine!

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Henry Howard has managed to go from a frustrated and injured runner to improving his marathon PR by 28 minutes, earning a BQ, and taking on trail ultramarathons.

In this episode we examine how he and Coach Angie worked together to improve his running and reach his bucket list goals. You’ll get to see how the coaching process works from beginning to end and hopefully glean some useful take-a-ways to implement in your training! Continue Reading →

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Review of the Florence Marathon

This recap was provided by Academy member Kristy Harris, who lives in England, and ran this as her first marathon.

The Firenze (Florence) Marathon in Firenze, Italy, is in its 33rd year and this year was a new course.

We rented an airBnB in downtown Florence with a view of the Duomo. This was perfect as the start and finish were literally steps away from the apartment.

The only downside to our apartment is it was a 5th story walk up! Continue Reading →

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Interview with Dean Karnazes, The Road to Sparta

Dean Karnazes

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Dean Karnazes is a New York Times Best Selling Author and was named by Time as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.

His new book is called The Road to Sparta -Reliving The Ancient Battle And Epic Run That Inspired The World’s Greatest Footrace.

Here’s what I didn’t know before reading this book . . . Continue Reading →

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Black Friday / Cyber Monday Special

ecommerce-1705788_640Now’s your chance to get a great deal on 1 Year Academy Membership . . . and give your running a boost in 2017!

This will give you digital access to our podcast vault, training plans, courses, interviews, and awesome online community so you can get support and feedback from other epic runners and coaches. Offer ends soon. See details here.

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Jenn Giles Joins the Coaching Team at MTA

1669624_934480783246959_407250702186955351_oWe are excited to introduce coach Jenn Giles as part of the coaching team here at MTA!

Coach Jenn is a certified running Coach and triathlon coach, Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics with a Dual Masters Degree in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology from Columbia University in New York City.

She is a ten time marathoner, two time Ironman finisher and three time Team USA Triathlete with over 20 years experience as a coach. She’s also a mother of four active children.

Coach Jenn 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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Marathon Training Q and A Episode

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One thing we’ve always enjoyed through the years is connecting with runners from around the world in our awesome online community.

In this episode we answer questions sent in by MTA Members -topics include what to do in the down season, transitioning from half to full and from full to ultra, finding time to run when your life is busy, motivation, and proper pacing in the marathon. Continue Reading →

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