Anabolism and catabolism: what marathoners should know

August 22nd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

How understanding the delicate balance between anabolic and catabolic activity can benefit your training


Kamworor will skip World Championships, race NYC marathon instead

August 22nd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Geoffrey Kamworor just won his country’s 10,000m championship, but


Paris Diamond League preview

August 22nd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Canadians will be watching Aaron Brown in the 200m and Brandon McBride in the 800m on Saturday


US sprinter Christian Coleman misses third drug test

August 22nd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Coleman is fighting one of his missed tests, but if unsuccessful he could be banned from the World Championships and the 2020 Olympics


Carbon fibre plate tech: the Calgary connection

August 21st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

The technology behind the carbon fibre plate in running shoes was born at the University of Calgary’s kinesiology faculty


Sweat-sensing patch could aid refueling and re-hydration

August 21st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

New technology for producing a patch to analyze sweat on the run has encouraging implications for refueling and hydration


Aaron Brown is getting married

August 21st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Canada’s national 100m champion and his fiancee plan to tie the knot, though so far he’s not sharing any details


Running and periods: an athlete challenges the stigma

August 20th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Athletes like Scotland’s Eilish McColgan are trying to encourage a more open conversation about something that all women deal with every month until menopause


Inspiring world record attempts at Edmonton Half-Marathon

August 19th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Yesterday’s Edmonton Half-Marathon saw some inspiring efforts by a runner with an ostomy, a runner in full firefighting gear (including air tank and breathing apparatus), and a runner pushing her twins in a double stroller


Strava launches four-week multi-sport Escape Plan challenge

August 19th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Strava’s new Escape Plan challenge, designed to help users make physical activity a daily habit, supports 32 different sports


Nike announces new pregnancy policy for sponsored athletes

August 18th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Some Nike athletes took the sponsor to task over the issue of pregnancy and performance, and Nike has responded with a more supportive policy


American wins Falmouth Road Race for the first time in 31 years

August 18th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Korir tasted his first victory on Cape Cod today after making the podium (but not winning) four years in a row