When is it too cold to run outside?

December 10th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Most running can be done with the proper gear, but there are a few scenarios where it’s just too cold


5 pre-run exercises to make your run so much better

December 7th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

We’re introducing a concept to runners everywhere: prehab. It’s the preventative pre-run routine your body will thank you for


Training advice for the time-crunched runner

December 3rd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Are you struggling to find the hours in a day to fit in your training? Here are some simple tips from three savvy runners to make sure you get to the start line prepared


How to create a marathon training plan

November 27th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

No coach? No problem. Here are some basics on how to create your own marathon training plan


The footstrike debate: running on your toes won’t necessarily make you faster

November 26th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Some research to consider before overhauling the way you run


Can the wrong shoe type cause injury? Not likely

November 25th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Don’t worry too much about whether you should be wearing a neutral, stability or motion control shoe. The main considerations are that it fits well and is comfortable


How to do quality workouts away from the track

November 20th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

If you don’t have access to a track (or you hate the track), here are some other ways to build strength and speed during the off-season


Winter running: the pros and cons of the treadmill

November 20th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Runners have a strong opinion about the treadmill. Most are either devotees or strongly opposed. Here are the pros and cons to hopping on the conveyor belt


Meet Elizabeth Waywell, new Canadian 60-64 marathon record-holder

November 15th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

The Guelph, Ont. runner broke the age group record with a 3:07:56 at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon


Meditation may help masters keep up winter workouts

November 14th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

A new study finds that meditation is as useful as structured exercise for maintaining the fitness habit into the winter


For even marathon splits, be like Des Linden, aka the human metronome

November 14th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

American marathoner Des Linden has an amazing ability to run even splits


For maximum efficiency, run on autopilot

November 8th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Contrary to what many experts believe, focusing on pace and form can actually make you less efficient on the road