The psychology of making and keeping New Year’s resolutions

January 3rd, 2017 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Experts, Health & Nutrition, Q&A, Running for Weight Loss, Training | No Comments »

We talk to Speed River’s sports psychologist about setting and sticking to running-related goals and resolutions.


High-fat Mediterranean diet linked to lower body weight

June 12th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Running for Weight Loss | No Comments »

You probably already knew that following a Mediterranean diet was considered good for your health. But did you also know that this relatively high-fat diet could also make you slimmer? Olive oil, fish, nuts […]


The biggest weight loss myth debunked

July 22nd, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains, Running for Weight Loss | 1 Comment »

Almost everyone who has ever tried to lose weight has heard that the rule of thumb is that it takes 3,500 calories of deficit to result in one lost pound. This rule came into […]


Top 20 healthy food swaps

June 4th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Running for Weight Loss | No Comments »

Looking for easy ways to lose weight, or to simply make your diet a little bit healthier? Here are some easy healthy food swaps to make for common foods that will set you in […]


Some lose weight more easily than others

May 13th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Body Work, Health & Nutrition, Running for Weight Loss | No Comments »

If you’ve ever had the sneaking suspicion that it is easier for one of your friends to lose weight than it is for you, you may not be imagining things. Researchers at the American National […]


Who’s wearing wearable tech?

January 29th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Equipment, Running for Weight Loss, Running Gear | No Comments »

Wearable tech might not be so great at helping people get healthy. Recent surveys have found that, though a major, expanding industry, wearable tech isn’t as popular among those who would benefit most from […]


It’s not just what to eat, but when to eat

January 26th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Running for Weight Loss | 1 Comment »

Researchers are finding more and more that they don’t know as much about metabolism and losing weight as their thought they did. Most recently? When to eat. A few studies, the most recent published […]


Study shows cold workouts spike hunger

December 31st, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Running for Weight Loss | No Comments »

It is officially winter, which means colder temperatures and therefore chillier workouts. If you’re looking to prevent the dreaded winter weight gain, you may want to work to keep yourself warm—according to a new […]


Fat loss: where does it go?

December 17th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Running for Weight Loss | 1 Comment »

Ever wondered where exactly fat goes when weight is lost? It seems to just disappear, but how is that possible? The most common misconception amidst the health and fitness industry is that the fat […]


Food for the holidays: healthy cookie recipes

December 16th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Recipes for Runners, Running for Weight Loss | No Comments »

The holidays are a time of feasting, which can be troublesome to runners looking to stay on track with a nutrition plan. We rounded up some healthy cookie recipes, so that you can indulge […]


Training yourself to enjoy healthy foods

October 9th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Articles, Health & Nutrition, Running for Weight Loss | No Comments »

One of the biggest hurdles in eating healthy is that many of us have been trained through years of unhealthy eating to crave unhealthy foods full of sugar, but more and more research keeps […]


Artificial sweeteners may be causing obesity

September 18th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Articles, Health & Nutrition, Running for Weight Loss | No Comments »

Though they were developed to combat rising levels of obesity as a zero-calorie alternative to sugar, artificial sweeteners may actually be contributing to them, new research has found. Published this week in Nature, an […]