The psychology of making and keeping New Year’s resolutions

January 3rd, 2017 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Experts, Health & Nutrition, homepage, Q&A, Running for Weight Loss, Training | No Comments »

We talk to Speed River’s sports psychologist about setting and sticking to running-related goals and resolutions.


Five ways to get your diet back on track this winter

December 30th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Experts, Health & Nutrition, homepage | No Comments »

As we turn the calendar over to a new year, many are hoping to freshen up their diet. If proper nutrition is something you’re looking to focus on in the upcoming year, practicing these five tips regularly will go a long way.


Fact or fiction: Your hydration/dehydration myths busted

May 6th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Experts, Health & Nutrition, homepage, Science, Training | No Comments »

We recently caught up with our science writer Alex Hutchinson to chat about all things hydration and what runners need to know


Allen Lim, founder of Skratch Labs, talks about new recipe book and why athletes need to change their approach to eating

March 24th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition, homepage, Q&A | No Comments »

Think you’re approaching your run fueling the right way? One athlete and sports physiologist is out to prove you wrong. In fact, he’s written a book about it with recipes to solve all your […]


The swap: Healthy alternatives to afternoon snacks

November 28th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Recipes for Runners, Tips | No Comments »

We are all guilty of it: there’s just a couple hours left in the work day, hunger strikes and you grab a snack knowing its low nutritional value. The 3:00 p.m. snack time is the […]


Team Canada physiologist shares truth about running in humidity

July 21st, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Expert Q&A, Experts, Health & Nutrition, homepage, Q&A, Training | No Comments »

The women’s Pan Am marathon was almost painful to watch as athletes suffered through heat, running in humidity much higher than you would ever want for a 42.2K. Any runner that has ever experienced […]


Think faster, run faster

March 24th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition, homepage, Tips | No Comments »

Think you can run faster? You probably can. A recent review of previously published studies has found that, in most cases, psychological training and visualization techniques are beneficial in endurance sports. The University of […]