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


Five tips for your first 5K, 10K or half-marathon

May 23rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Features, Training | No Comments »

If you’re new to running or you haven’t raced for a while, signing up for a race is a great way to give your training (and your mindset) a boost


Eight things to do on your taper (that aren’t running)

May 23rd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Some ideas to help you learn to enjoy the taper


Eight ways to cope with a rainy race day

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

Because not all days are fair weather running


What to think about when running at the cottage

May 19th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Training | 1 Comment »

Canadian runners who are getting ready to celebrate the Victoria Day long weekend are going to be cottage country bound over the next few days as they kick off the summer. As the BBQs get fired up […]


Training tips: Ignore the GPS and run by feel

May 18th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | 1 Comment »

Whenever possible but especially during easy/recovery runs, forgo the GPS and HR monitor and instead simply ‘run by feel’


How intervals of increasing duration can increase performance

May 16th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Spring is a great time for speed training and a few faster efforts now can really pay off later on. When it comes to speed, there’s no surer path to guaranteed success than hard intervals. […]