Staying healthy in the downtime before race day

September 27th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Race day is now only weeks away which means you’ll want to take extra precautions to stay healthy and injury-free.

Millennial Running Study sheds light on why a generation runs

September 23rd, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition, homepage, Running News, Runs & Races, The Scene | No Comments »

Over 15,000 millennials–73 percent of whom were female–took part in the two part study which examined the demographics, motivations and behaviours of an entire generation of runners. Respondents were first asked to identify as […]

Can soaking in an epsom salt bath help your running?

September 20th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Health & Nutrition, homepage | No Comments »

Taking a soak in an epsom salt bath may help counter a common but relatively unknown deficiency in magnesium and in turn improve muscle health and function.

Recipe: Cauliflower and prosciutto pasta

September 15th, 2016 by Kimberley Doerksen | Posted in Blogs, Feed the Run, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The toppings on this pasta dish are flavourful enough that there’s no need for overpowering sauces. Simply drizzle with olive oil and you’re good to go!

MEC Running video series: Episode 5 – Strength and Cross-Training

September 7th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Body Work, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Expert Tips, Health, Health & Nutrition, homepage, Running Training Plans, Running videos, Trail Running, Training, Training | No Comments »

Mountain Equipment Co-op in partnership with Canadian Running magazine present a six-part video series outlining basic training principles and running advice.

The snack: Veggie stacks

September 6th, 2016 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition, homepage, Recipes for Runners | No Comments »

Surprisingly simple yet incredibly gourmet looking, vegetable stacks are one of those dishes that never fail to impress. If you’re dabbling in meatless Mondays (or any other day of the week), or cooking for […]

Ryan Hall’s latest retirement experiment: Cupping therapy

September 5th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Body Work, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Ryan Hall, the American half-marathon record holder who is retired from competitive running, tried cupping therapy recently.