New study proves why you should definitely start strength training

May 17th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Science | No Comments »

A meta-analysis of over 500 studies finds conclusive evidence that adding strength training can improve middle- and long-distance running performance


Mind over matter? Mental fatigue and why we slow down

February 21st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Science, Training | No Comments »

Do you ever wonder why you can so easily and effortlessly maintain your pace for the first half of a race before eventually, and sometimes suddenly, you begin to feel tired and are forced to slow down?


Training tips: Using self-perceptions to produce success

January 31st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Research for the Run, Science, Training | No Comments »

Ask yourself the question: Who are you as a runner? Are you a mileage junkie who barely breaks a sweat on a long run or are you the speedster who crushes intervals on the track? […]


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

January 18th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Health & Nutrition, Science | 2 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 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, 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.