NMA Radio: The Best Resources for Running Motivation and Training

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Part 2 of the great No Meat Athlete Radio Resource Guide has arrived, and this time we’re talking all about running.

There’s a never-ending stream of running books and advice, but how do you which are right for you? And which resources are really worth your time and money?

In today’s episode, we try to answer those questions by sharing the books, movies, podcasts, and guides we use to keep ourselves motivated and training strong.

As with part 1, you can find the full list of resources in the show notes below. And be sure to check out the brand new Marathon Roadmap 2.0, before the special bonuses disappear.

Here’s just some of what we talk about in this episode:

  • Motivational resources … guaranteed to get you out the door
  • Training books for new runners
  • The guide that helped Matt qualify for Boston
  • Where to look if you want to run an ultramarathon

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  1. Great resources here – thanks for taking the time to talk about them!

  2. Those resources list are nice! Maybe you can include mine in the coming days? btw, love the podcast! Thanks!

  3. Great list of resources! You really know what’s best for runners. I have to agree that runners should also take more time reading tips and tutorials. Would it be fine if I’ll add some to your resources? I also feel the need to help runners with their career.

  4. These are really useful links for running newbies and vets. I had this page bookmarked for myself and friends that seeks running tips.

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