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Marathon Tips from My New Ebook

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One of the main inspirations behind this ebook was my sister Autum.

In the last couple of years she has gotten more serious about distance running and set the goal of running a marathon.

I wanted her to have the knowledge to avoid making the mistakes I did and have a great marathon training experience.

So I decided to write about the things I wish I knew before doing my first marathon.

If you haven’t read the book yet . . . here are some official tips to help you run your first marathon. Continue Reading →

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Confessions of a Lazy Runner

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In this podcast episode Angie interrogates me about my training for the Little Rock Half Marathon.

Many of you know that I am a new runner. The furthest I have ever run is 10 miles, reluctantly.

I am taking on the half marathon challenge to prove to myself that I have what it takes. And because I think it will be a cool thing to brag about to my co-workers.

Here are my startling revelations from the first six weeks of my training Continue Reading →

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Setting and Achieving Running Goals in 2011

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Most of us have probably notoriously made resolutions for the year and fallen off the wagon by the end of January.

In fact, I have read that many people fail by January 5th!

Do you have a plan to implement and achieve your running goals in 2011?

Here are two very powerful factors that have helped me make time for exercise, lose weight, and run marathons. Continue Reading →

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Running in the Cold Without Killing Yourself

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Cold weather can be depressing if you’re stuck inside all the time.

Running can be a great way to get out of the house, boost your mood, increase your energy level, and stay in shape.

However, you need to be more careful to have a safe and enjoyable running experience in cold weather.

Here are some things to consider before hitting the road. Continue Reading →

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Marathon Success Story with Angela Coulombe

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In this podcast we interview Angela Coulombe, who came back from a debilitating bout of Lyme Disease to train for the 2010 NYC Marathon.

I connected with Angela several months ago through the MTA Facebook page and was able to encourage her through her marathon training. In the process I’ve come to admire and respect her.

Lyme Disease is an infection that is transmitted through the bite of an infected tick. The infection often attacks the joints, nervous system, and can even damage the heart.

At one point Angela was bedridden and needed help to complete the simplest tasks. How did she overcome so much and cross the marathon finish line? Find out in this inspiring interview.

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Rebuilding Your Running Base

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If you’re anything like me there have been times in your life when you stopped running. It may have been because of injury, pregnancy, busyness, or just plain laziness. Maybe you are just starting your running journey.

The thought of running miles can seem like a daunting process when you’re out of running shape. I’ve been there myself several times.

I’ve had to rebuild my running base after a knee injury and following three pregnancies.

In the beginning I’ve wondered if it was even worth it. Let me assure you that it is worth it! I want to help you build your running base. Continue Reading →

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Barefoot and Minimalistic Running

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Are minimalistic shoes like the Vibram 5 Fingers just a popular fad or a real physiological breakthrough in the sport of running?

Many runners today are going the minimalistic route and finding relief from foot and knee pain.

But before you ditch your highly cushy supportive running shoes for a pair of these minimalistic bad boys you need to see what experts are saying.

Is this an area where you need to jump on board, or a trend to let pass by?

If you are a beginner click here to get your risk free trial membership to our proven system for conquering the marathon.

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Interview with Tim Borland

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Tim ran 63 marathons in 63 days to bring awarness to a rare and fatal children’s disease called Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T).

His amazing journey is chronicled in a film called “FEAT Movie.”

Tim ran a full 26.2 miles each day while pushing a mobility-jogging stroller for 63 days in 63 different communities across the U.S.

Check out Tim’s video at the bottom of this post. Continue Reading →

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The Ten Biggest Mistakes Runners Make (Part 2)

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There are five more mistakes I want to help you navigate around in your marathon training.

If you make these mistakes you could greatly restrict your progress as a runner or have a bad experience on race day.

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MTA Member will be opening up October 4th!

MTA Member is my step by step system for conquering the marathon and staying in great shape. This will be an exclusive membership site for those who want more help from me in their training.

I’m going to give you all my strategies, secrets, and tips for building and maintaining optimal health and conquering the marathon distance while staying injury free.

If you would like to learn more about MTA Member please fill out the opt in form on the right. &#8594
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The 10 Biggest Mistakes Runners Make

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Being human means making mistakes and I have certainly made my fair share (although not as many as Trevor).

But when it comes to running some mistakes can set you back for months.

So I want to help you effectively navigate around these 10 mistakes so you can be a healthy happy runner all of your days.

And we have also made a special video to go along with this episode. Continue Reading →

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The Truth About Stretching

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Stretching after a run can reduce muscle soreness and fatigue, prevent joint injuries, and increase the muscle’s efficiency of movement (improving your overall speed, stamina, posture, balance, and form).

Stretching is also great for relaxation!

But unfortunately many runners do not have a good stretching routine. Or worse, their stretching is doing more harm than good! Continue Reading →

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Interview with Bart Yasso

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Bart Yasso is the Chief Running Officer at Runner’s World magazine and author of the Book, My Life on the Run. He has completed the toughest races on the planet and influenced thousands of people to improve their lives through running.

In this interview we ask Bart about his journey as an iconic runner, training tips for beginners, the mental aspects of running a marathon, and much more.

Bart’s story will teach you to never limit where running can take you. Continue Reading →

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