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


Protein intake is key for masters and youth athletes

January 15th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Protein is a key macronutrient for older and younger runners


Sugar content could take orange juice off the Canada Food Guide

January 13th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Orange juice may be cut out of Canada’s food guide. Find out where else sugar is lurking in your diet


Glucosamine for arthritis pain may be a waste of money

January 10th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Does glucosamine give you relief from the pain of arthritis in your knees? Research shows it’s probably the placebo effect


Recovery snacks: collagen vs. protein powder

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

Collagen powder is a trendy food, but how does it stack up against protein powder?