The birth control pill: what runners need to know

November 9th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The rundown on taking birth control while competing


Low-FODMAP diet may benefit runners who are prone to GI distress

October 28th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Uncategorized | No Comments »

A class of carbohydrates referred to by the acronym FODMAP may be responsible for the unpleasant GI symptoms experienced by many runners


Should you run with a cold?

October 27th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Uncategorized | No Comments »

If you have a cold and you still feel like running, go for it. If not, then rest. And if you have the flu, definitely rest


Why the humble potato can replace your gels

October 24th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Looking for an affordable mid run fueling solution? Consider giving the humble potato a try


What a vegan elite runner eats in a day

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

How Phil Parrot-Migas fuels cross-country and half-marathon training


STWM switches from Gatorade to Nuun Endurance

October 9th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Nuun Endurance, designed specifically for runners who sweat it out on the roads or trails for hours at a time, will be introduced to the Canadian market at STWM


The really ridiculously long grocery list of a male marathoner

October 8th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

What Olympic hopeful Trevor Hofbauer eats in a week


7 foods that can cause gastrointestinal distress

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

Foods you don’t want to eat right before the gun goes


Fitness benefits young people’s brains, study shows

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

A new study looked at the impact of exercise on brain function in young people, as opposed to older adults or animals


Red meat: study shows the danger may be less than we thought

October 2nd, 2019 by Canadian Running | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The latest findings on red meat are at odds with what we have long been told by public health experts


Sleep: the easiest way to improve performance

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

Getting more sleep is the easiest way to improve running performance, but something so many runners struggle with. Bear Mattresses are helping runners get a better night’s rest


The ridiculously long grocery list of an elite female runner

September 24th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

How Lucia Stafford fuels 90K cross-country weeks (hint: it includes 8L of milk)