How Kilian Jornet fueled his 24-hour activity

February 11th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

He consumed 40 gels and 5,500 – 6,000 calories total


What does alcohol actually do to a runner’s body?

February 10th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

A look at what actually happens to your body after a night of overindulgence


Is your knee pain arthritis, or something more treatable?

February 6th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Though many masters runners worry about osteoarthritis as they get older, most knee pain is treatable with strengthening exercises or in some cases, gait modification


What Melissa Bishop eats in a day

February 6th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

She eats gluten, dairy and sugar in moderation. And her cocktail of choice? A rye and ginger


How much coffee is too much coffee?

February 4th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Caffeine is a known performance enhancer, but at a certain point it can become a detriment


Beet juice study shows elites benefit too

February 3rd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Contrary to popular belief that beet juice only works in relatively untrained athletes, a new study shows it benefits elites too, as long as they take enough


Must-follow Olympian Instagram accounts for food inspiration

February 1st, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

How to eat like an Olympian all day long


How young is too young for marathon training?

January 30th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Calix Fattmann recently completed his 100th marathon at age 17. But some experts question whether this is something to celebrate


Elite female sprinters prone to low energy availability (LEA)

January 24th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Like endurance athletes, sprinters are also prone to symptoms of RED-S, which may include amenorrhea and can lead to repeated stress fractures


Canada’s Food Guide: less animal products, less sugar and social eating habits

January 22nd, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

How the Canada’s Food Guide has changed and how this could affect runners


Solutions for the GI-distressed runner

January 22nd, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Stomach issues are reportedly responsible for 35 per cent of underperformance in endurance events. Here’s how you can prevent them during your race


The negative side of self-control

January 18th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

How self-control can become over-control, and what that can do to your performance