Training tips: Using self-perceptions to produce success

January 31st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in homepage, Research for the Run, Science, Training | No Comments »

Ask yourself the question: Who are you as a runner? Are you a mileage junkie who barely breaks a sweat on a long run or are you the speedster who crushes intervals on the track? […]


Pain as pleasure? You got to believe it to benefit from it

January 17th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in homepage, Research for the Run, Science, Training | No Comments »

Pain is almost exclusively a negative feeling. We avoid it whenever possible. Runners know this. Running 5K pace is painful. So is kilometre 40 of the marathon, but how we perceive and frame the pain we […]


Running intensity: How fast? How often? Not as much as you think

January 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Blogs, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Research for the Run, Running Training Plans, Training | 5 Comments »

In order to run faster you have to run faster. But how fast and for how long is what really counts.


Fer your health: The importance of iron for athletic performance

January 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Blogs, CR Explains, Health & Nutrition, homepage, Research for the Run, Training | No Comments »

Most runners are at least generally aware that iron is an important micronutrient for health and for their running. However, iron’s essential role for improving athletic performance is often overlooked. And it’s not just elite […]


Perfect pacing: Making the case for ‘running by feel’

January 12th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Blogs, homepage, Research for the Run, Runs & Races, Training, Training Tips | No Comments »

The body (really the brain!) has a unique and highly effective way of choosing the best pace that can be sustained for the particular race distance… if only we would let it.


Running on fumes: When and why to do depletion runs

July 4th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, homepage, Research for the Run, Running News, Science, Training | 3 Comments »

While breakfast continues and will always be the most important meal of the day, there is indeed a time and place to hold off on the cup of coffee and skip the cereal. RELATED: […]


Double up: When and why you should run twice a day

July 2nd, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, homepage, Research for the Run, Science, Training | No Comments »

You got up early to fit in 5K before a busy work day. What if we told you to lace up again in the afternoon and do another one?