Sick before a race? Rachel Hannah offers advice for training with an illness

May 24th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition, homepage, Training | No Comments »

You trained and prepared exactly as you planned only to be left sneezing and sniffling a few days before the race. Your confidence is shot and you’re now left wondering whether or not to toe […]

Sporting Life 10K champ Brittany Moran shares two workouts that delivered her a huge PB

May 18th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in homepage, Training | No Comments »

The spring and summer seasons are ideal for 5 and 10K training which means less miles and more speed. We talked  to one of Canada’s rising stars after her recent 10K breakthrough. Canadian 2:47 marathoner […]

Olympic 1,500m champion Taoufik Makhloufi doesn’t take weightlifting lightly

May 14th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Olympic 1,500m champion Taoufik Makhloufi posted a strength training video to Instagram in which he quarter squats more than 200 kilograms.

Go the distance: Training tips for finishing your first Ultra

May 12th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in CRM Training Plans, homepage, Runs & Races, Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

Ultras are any event longer than the traditional marathon distance—42.2K. Some are as “short” as 50K while others are 100 miles (161K) or more. With proper training and an emphasis on fueling, you too can […]

Feeling some post-race pain? DOMS may be to blame

May 11th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Delayed onset muscle soreness or DOMS is a common complaint of many first-time racers and almost all marathoners. Fortunately, it’s entirely normal and often temporary.

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

Workout Wednesday: Get on track for faster 5K and 10K races

May 4th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in homepage, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Shorter races such as the 5 and 10K are abundant and offer a perfect opportunity to test your speed and strength yet require less total training.