Assess your risk of overtraining to avoid burning out

August 18th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | 2 Comments »

One part physical and another part psychological, overtraining is a period of prolonged fatigue, decreased performance and a general loss of motivation for running and training


Why the length of your rest breaks can make or break your workout

June 28th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Deciding how long to rest in between hard intervals might not seem all that important but the length of your breaks can drastically change the outcome of your workout


How well do you know your Canadian records?

June 3rd, 2017 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains | 1 Comment »

How often does a Canadian record fall? With the increase in training knowledge, resources and scientific research being put into modern athletes, it can be easy to think that records must get broken all the […]


Never underestimate the importance of the easy run

May 2nd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

  Hard workouts and long runs may get the majority of attention in our training plans, but the easy/recovery run is when and where the biggest improvements take place. RELATED: Are “junk miles” sabotaging your […]


Surviving and thriving during the marathon taper

May 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

You’re running less and less but worrying more and more. Why the two-to-three weeks before your big race might just be the hardest part of training. If you’ve run a marathon before, you know […]


With race day only weeks away, it’s time to demystify the taper

April 24th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Don’t waste all the time and energy spent training for your goal race. Make sure you plan and execute a proper taper to get the most out of yourself on race day.


Get back on track: Essential info for conquering the oval

April 19th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Whether you’re training for a fast 5K, aiming to finish your first marathon or just want to run on a safe and predictable surface, running on a track can be a valuable addition to […]