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


Your next marathon: spring 2019?

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

Here are some great Canadian spring marathons, and even a few U.S. and international destination races


Liverwort: a legal cannabis alternative?

October 25th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene, Training | No Comments »

Scientists are looking at a different type of ‘weed’ that produces similar effects to the THC in cannabis


When should you do your last long run?

October 19th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

The timing of the final long run in a marathon build is key but there are many opinions as to when it should happen


New device for boosting running efficiency shows promising results

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

Device that boosts running efficiency by 8% or more could make running easier for seniors, those with health issues


ASICS to open low-oxygen training facility in Tokyo

October 17th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

The facility, planned to open a year in advance of the 2020 Olympics, will allow athletes to access low-oxygen training without having to travel to higher altitude


8 reasons you need a run coach

October 2nd, 2018 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

Get focused this fall with a run coach


How to prevent chafing

October 1st, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Crossing a finish line with a blood-stained shirt is ideally something runners would avoid, so with that in mind, here’s a list of ways that runners can prevent it


Why adding speedwork is essential to improving your marathon time

September 25th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Features, Training | No Comments »

Speedwork isn’t just for running a fast 5 or 10K. Practicing paces faster than race pace is considered essential for improving your marathon time too.


HIIT for runners: more benefit in less time

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

High-intensity interval training can benefit your running in a variety of ways


The art of the taper

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

Tapering before a long race is as much an art as it is a science