What do you think of tennis star Roger Federer’s running form?

March 11th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

Switzerland’s Roger Federer, one of the best ever tennis players, shows off his running form in a picture he posted to Instagram and Facebook.


Utilizing the elliptical to maximize training benefits

January 26th, 2016 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains, Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

Dealing with an injury? Not running can be a major drag, especially when running buddies are excitedly training for goal races throughout winter. We chatted with Brant Stachel, owner of Milestone Fitness, an online and […]


How to run your best half-marathon

September 2nd, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

For tens of thousands of Canadians, the half-marathon is the ultimate running event. It requires that we work for our achievement, but it doesn’t leave us destroyed for weeks after crossing the finish line. […]


Study: Exposure to morning light lowers BMI

February 14th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Body Work, Expert Tips, Health & Nutrition, Training | 1 Comment »

A new study gives you yet another reason to become a morning runner. Get up early, get outside to soak up the sun early on and you could lose weight. Researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School […]


How to beat common negative thoughts while running

February 14th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

Everyone has an off day where those negative thoughts drag you down during your run. Our emotions can’t always be happy. If you got out for a run though, think of how much positivity […]


Spice up your tempo run with short hill sprints

January 5th, 2015 by John Lofranco | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

Are you bored with your usual workouts? Tepid on tempo? Irritated about intervals? Morbid over mileage? Well, that’s too bad because you need all of those things to achieve your running goals! That said, […]


Alternate shoe lacing techniques

November 20th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Expert Tips, Running Gear, Running Shoes | No Comments »

You buy different shoes than your friends because your feet are different but still the dozens of shoes available can’t fit everyone’s feet perfectly. A shoe may well fit you better than others, but […]


One of Canada’s Fastest Marathoners offers Tips for Surviving a Stress Fracture

November 18th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips, Experts, Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Five Tips for Surviving a Stress Fracture – Navigating Injury at the Top of Your Game by Dylan Wykes


Simple race tips from Canada’s best

October 14th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Elite Q+A, Expert Q&A, Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

Lining up for a goal race can be nerve-racking. Even some the the country’s top racers experience it. We’ve contacted a few of Canada’s best road racers to ask for some of their race […]


Run faster without running more

July 4th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | 1 Comment »

These non-running tips from the pros can make a huge difference  Few of us will ever run a three-minute kilometre, let alone average Eric Gillis’s 3:07-pace for 42.2k. Although average people can’t run at the […]


Tips for improving running form

May 21st, 2014 by John Lofranco | Posted in Blogs, Expert Tips, Running Injuries, Training, Training Tips | 3 Comments »

I get asked a lot about improving running form, and, I have to admit, I am often at a loss about what to say. Many people feel very strongly about this topic — some […]


What’s a Fartlek?

May 15th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in CR Explains, Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

I have been looking at several online training plans, and a couple of them mention “Fartlek” runs, what’s a Fartlek?