Teaching the body to better use fuel and fats while on the run

August 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

The body may crave carbs as its primary source of fuel for running but you can train it to use fats too

Training tips: Find the right running fuel

March 21st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

For those doing longer runs and races, be sure to find a running fuel that works for you.

Race Day Do’s and Don’ts

March 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

The most important and accurate piece of advice for race day success is a simple one: “Nothing new on race day.” A race is no place to try new shoes, experiment with your pre-race […]

Carbohydrates: What you need to know about the runner’s preferred fuel

February 22nd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

What counts as a carb, why do we need them and are they all the same?

Practice fuelling during the long run to get it right for race day

February 16th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

One of the biggest mistakes made by beginners and veterans alike, is underestimating the importance of fueling during a longer run or race.

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.

Fact or fiction: Carbo-loading before a race makes for better times

April 1st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Health & Nutrition, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Should you help yourself to that second plate of spaghetti? Or is carbo-loading before a race overrated?