We explain questions about and related to running, fitness and whatever is on your mind.
How often does a Canadian record fall? With the increase in training knowledge, resources and scientific research being put into modern athletes, it can be easy to think that records must get broken all the […]
You’re running less and less but worrying more and more. Why the two-to-three weeks before your big race might just be the hardest part of training. If you’ve run a marathon before, you know […]
Don’t waste all the time and energy spent training for your goal race. Make sure you plan and execute a proper taper to get the most out of yourself on race day.
Whether you’re training for a fast 5K, aiming to finish your first marathon or just want to run on a safe and predictable surface, running on a track can be a valuable addition to […]
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on our website on March 17, 2015. Today is St. Patrick’s Day and, beyond all the beer, Irish-Canadians have a notable history as some of Canada’s top athletes on the roads […]
This popular workout has you complete several speedy 800m repeats and is said to successfully predict one’s marathon time
With race day just around the corner and all your hard earned training and fitness on the line, what and when you do your last hard workout can help optimize your performance for the […]
Even if your goal race is still a few weeks or months away, you may have (or should at least consider) a tune-up race of a shorter distance which still requires some attention and planning. RELATED: Tune-up […]
What counts as a carb, why do we need them and are they all the same?
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?