Running research: No, running won’t ruin your knees

January 18th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Health & Nutrition, Running News, Science | No Comments »

Research continues to show that running actually provides protective benefits to the long-term functioning of the knee


Pain as pleasure? You got to believe it to benefit from it

January 17th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in homepage, Research for the Run, Science, Training | No Comments »

Pain is almost exclusively a negative feeling. We avoid it whenever possible. Runners know this. Running 5K pace is painful. So is kilometre 40 of the marathon, but how we perceive and frame the pain we […]


Fueling for performance: Carbo-loading dos and don’ts

October 10th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips, homepage, Science, Training | No Comments »

Those training for a longer race such as a half or full marathon should consider loading up on carbohydrates in order to be optimally fueled for peak performance.


A web-based app that will tell you nearly everything you need to know about food

August 6th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Articles, Health & Nutrition, Science, Training | No Comments »

A New York City-based technology company has a web and mobile app that will break down many aspects of food and name brands.


Your perception of pain might be making your muscles hurt more

July 19th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in homepage, Running Injuries, Science, Training | No Comments »

Hard workouts, grueling long runs, hill repeats. All of these are likely to take a toll on your body and result in muscle pain and soreness. But your attitude about muscle pain could actually be making it feel worse.


Hot or cold: How the temperature of your pre-run drink could affect performance

July 5th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Science, Training | No Comments »

Having a super chilled iced coffee right before heading out for a hot and humid run is an obvious good choice, right? Well not according to some surprising new science on the subject. Recent research […]


Running on fumes: When and why to do depletion runs

July 4th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, homepage, Research for the Run, Running News, Science, Training | 3 Comments »

While breakfast continues and will always be the most important meal of the day, there is indeed a time and place to hold off on the cup of coffee and skip the cereal. RELATED: […]