When it gets hot, it’s smart to switch to heart rate training

June 14th, 2017 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Training | 7 Comments »

Training using heart-rate zones: what is it, how to do it, and what are the downsides


What is resting heart rate, and why you should monitor it

June 9th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Many runners monitor their heart rate while training. But your heart rate when resting might actually matter even more


Why the Polar M200 may be the GPS watch that’s right for you

November 29th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear, Trail Gear, Trail Running | No Comments »

All the features laid out in our review of the Polar M200 GPS watch, which checks in at under $200 and covers all the running basics.


Weekly Workout: What to do when you’re tight for time

November 9th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Looking to save time but also get a great workout in? High-intensity interval training may be the answer.


Cross-country skiing through the winter slump

January 29th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Snow got you slipping? Earlier we covered one cross-training suggestion to keep yourself sane while the snow piles up: snowshoeing. But for those who like moving a bit quicker, another awesome winter fitness option […]


Irregular heartbeats: when to worry

December 16th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Body Work, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Many athletes have, at some point or another, experienced an irregular heartbeat, that sort of flip-flop feeling of skipping a beat. The sensation, which can usually be attributed to a premature ventricular contraction (PVC), […]


Study: many underestimate exercise effort

June 11th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Do you think you’re pretty good at judging exercise effort on your runs? It turns out many aren’t. Research done in Canada at Toronto’s York University finds that many may be underestimating how much […]