Understanding caloric intake: it’s more complicated than you think

August 16th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

By the time you’ve begun losing weight, other systems in your body have likely been compromised for sometime without you noticing it


Runners with depression: you’re in good company

August 15th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Some of the most accomplished athletes in the world are not strangers to depression. Their openness and advocacy on the subject go a long way towards reducing the stigma around mental illness


Running and mental health link thrown into doubt: study

August 9th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Runners perplexed by new study showing that running more than six days a week for more than 45 minutes is associated with lower mental health


Beat the heat with these summer hydration tips

August 9th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Beginners, Health & Nutrition, Training | 1 Comment »

Dehydration is a routine risk during the hottest days of summer. Keep your cool and stay well hydrated with these timely tips and suggestions


High fructose corn syrup: how to avoid the hidden health sabotager

August 1st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Many so-called healthy foods contain HFCS. Here’s how to avoid it


Four reasons to consider an adult bedtime routine

August 1st, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Studies suggest that reintroducing a bedtime routine as an adult can increase sleep duration and sleep quality


How to stay safe during impromptu summer thunderstorms

August 1st, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Trail Running | No Comments »

Along with the summer heat and humidity comes the occasional threat of a thunderstorm complete with pouring rain, driving winds, hail, lightning and cracks of thunder


All hail the avocado

July 31st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

So many reasons to make avocadoes a regular part of your runner’s diet


Gut-training can decrease gastrointestinal symptoms in ultrarunning events

July 30th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Study suggests that practising your nutrition intake can decrease GI distress


Nutrition myth busted: Caffeine is not dehydrating

July 26th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

You can rest assured that your morning cup of coffee won’t result in net hydration loss before a big long run


Best Canadian grocery delivery services

July 23rd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Don’t have time to grocery shop? You’re not alone. Here are some of the best grocery delivery services available for runners


The ridiculously long grocery list of a male middle distance runner

July 19th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Rob Denault of Aurora, Ont. trains with the Athletics Canada West Hub in Victoria, B.C. He’s a 1,500m specialist, and was fourth at this year’s Canadian nationals in the event