In this episode of the MTA Podcast we bring you an in-depth and fascinating conversation with Dr. Mark Cucuzzella on the subject of nutrition for runners. And in the quick tip segment we share a mantra for your first marathon that takes the pressure off your finishing time. Continue Reading →
In this episode we discuss exercise addiction and disordered eating in runners with Dr. Rachel Tambling -licensed therapist, college professor, and lecturer for the Road Runner’s Club of America.
And in the quick tip segment Angie answers a listener question about whether or not to redo a final long run before race day.
In this conversation you will learn how humans are uniquely built for running, the wonders of the foot, how exercise makes us smarter, where running and English Literature intersect, the concept of green exercise, and the notorious history of the treadmill!
In this episode we speak with Joel Cohen, author of the book ‘How to Lose a Marathon -a Starter’s Guide to Finishing in 26.2 Chapters’.
Not too long ago Joel went from an out-of-shape couch potato and writer/producer for The Simpsons T.V. series, to a slightly out-of-shape finisher of the New York City Marathon.
His book describes the odd and painful things you discover when you become a long distance runner.
We were interviewed by Darrell McTague on the So, This Is Fitness Podcast.
Take a listen! We appear around the 22 minute mark and talk about mindset and getting the most out of your marathon training.
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In this episode we talk with Doctors Mark Cucuzella and Josh Emdur about the health benefits and risks of running marathons, disease based versus prevention based models of health care, and what to do if a doctor tells you that you should give up running. Continue Reading →
As you will hear in this episode I had no plans to run a Spartan Race. I figured I would just stick to marathons and half marathons. But when Joe De Sena says “You’re going to Palmerton”, who am I to argue? Joe is, after all, the most punishing man in fitness according to Outside Magazine. Continue Reading →
In this episode we talk running form with Jonathan Beverly author of the new book Your Best Stride -How to Optimize Your Natural Running Form to Run Easier, Farther, and Faster–With Fewer Injuries. Continue Reading →
In this episode we talk about our favorite races, hidden talents (or lack thereof), stories and reflections on what makes the marathon so special!
And in the quick tip segment we explain how to get to the root cause of a running injury. Continue Reading →
The globe-trotting ultra marathoner brings a wealth of experience and similar coaching philosophy to the Marathon Training Academy coaching group.
Sports had always been a part of Dominique Hamel’s life. Collegiate soccer. Basketball AAA.
Then life took over and she became busy with her three daughters and career, working as an economist with the Canadian government. She felt overweight and exhausted.
Thanks to a friend’s inspiration, Hamel took up running and has now finished nearly 60 marathons and 13 ultras. Now, the newest Marathon Training Academy coach is looking to inspire other runners. Continue Reading →
Injury can quickly sideline any runner by causing pain, frustration, and disappointment over lost training days and unmet goals.
Injuries can be classified as accidental or as a result of overuse.
Some injuries occur due to accidents (such as tripping or falling). Accidents are unfortunate, but mostly random. Using common sense can help you to avoid repeating similar injuries.
Overuse and overload type injuries are preventable if you reduce your risks. Let me explain . . . Continue Reading →