Age grading: how masters runners level the playing field

July 19th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

If you’re a masters runner who can’t shake a creeping sense of disappointment with your running performance as you age, take heart: the science of age grading allows you to see your results corrected […]


Gels, beans, and chews: best fuelling bets for your running

July 18th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

The options for race fuel are plentiful. Here are some we like


Carb rinsing: the benefits of spitting vs. drinking

July 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

New York Times sheds light on English World Cup team’s practice of spitting out rather than swallowing their drinks


Knee pain in runners: new theories on patellofemoral pain syndrome

July 11th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Why the clamshell exercise may not be helping


Four things Athletics Canada is doing to keep athletes cool during nationals–and you can, too

July 4th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Take a page from Athletics Canada’s playbook and stay cool during the heatwave in Ontario and eastern Canada


How a silly little blister can turn into a full-blown injury

June 22nd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

If not monitored properly, these small skin abrasions can turn into bigger issues


Recovery runs and rest days: essential parts of training

June 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

How to simplify the role of rest and recovery in your training


Tempo runs: how fast and how long?

June 11th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Here’s some simple guidance on just how fast, and how long, your tempo runs should be


This specialist will keep you running healthy and performing at your best

May 31st, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Running Injuries | No Comments »

We runners spend a lot of time on our feet. In many ways, our feet are our most valuable asset. So wouldn’t it stand to reason that we should know a bit about them? […]


How long will I keep getting faster?

May 30th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

All runners’ performance will eventually plateau, but here are some tips to help you push back time


The 30-minute recovery window: why the post workout snack is so important

May 30th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned endurance athlete, running stresses the body in the short term, and all runners need to know how to optimize recovery. Runners have a 30-minute recovery window post-workout […]


The beginner’s guide to running on the track

May 28th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Spending time on the track can help make you faster, regardless of the distance you enjoy running