Running with your arms: How to power your way to a better performance

April 26th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips, homepage, Training | No Comments »

Here’s how you should swing your arms in a way that will help minimize metabolic cost and properly direct the forces of your running.

Should you consider running a “revenge race?”

April 26th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, homepage, RaceGuide, Runs & Races, Training | No Comments »

You trained. You tapered. You ran your goal race. Unfortunately it didn’t go as planned. Now you’re hoping to get revenge by lining up again and performing better. Not every race is going to…

The best pre-race workouts to do before race day

April 21st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in homepage, Training | No Comments »

Knowing that you won’t make additional fitness gains in the final two weeks of training, your final hard efforts should be all about maximizing confidence.

Training tips: Heat acclimatization takes time

April 20th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, homepage, Training | No Comments »

Spring has sprung and warmer temperatures are tempting runners outdoors. Don’t be surprised however if it takes some time to acclimatize to the sudden change of season. Now that spring has arrived (and seems…

New study: The use of this dollar item may solve your blister problems

April 15th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Researchers at Stanford University enlisted the help of ultramarathon runners and found that paper surgical tape helps in blister prevention.

Fact or fiction: Getting on point about acupuncture

April 14th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Some insist it can relieve the pain associated with tight muscles and joints. Others are more skeptical. Can acupuncture work for you?

Rob Watson’s signature marathon workout

April 13th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Expert Tips, homepage, Training | No Comments »

Marathon season is upon on and with the weeks counting down before race day, it’s time to make sure that all the hard training is paying off. Among the best ways to gauge your current fitness…