Study: The use of this dollar item may solve your blister problems

April 15th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Researchers at Stanford University enlisted the help of ultramarathon runners and found that paper surgical tape helps in blister prevention.


The fix: Four key questions about feet

December 22nd, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | 6 Comments »

As runners, we’re hard on our feet. We asked a foot doctor to answer four key questions about feet


Heat-related running injuries

June 22nd, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

After a cold, dark winter, few things feel better than a hot and sunny summer run. Just like winter has its own seasonal injuries, like frostbite and ice wipeouts, the hot summer weather is […]


Combating muscle cramps: What every runner needs to know

June 10th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains, Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Contrary to popular belief, muscle cramps are not solely the result of dehydration and electrolyte loss, but are likely more a result of muscle overload and fatigue. It is hard to do research on […]


Apps for improving running cadence

May 15th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

I’ve been plagued by a nagging hip injury for the past year and a half or so. As a result, I have been carted around to several physiotherapists, chiropractors and sports med doctors (maybe […]


What’s the deal with kinesiology tape?

March 29th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

  Q: I often see runners with muscles all taped up. Should I invest in kinesiology tape for my sore muscles or can I do without? A: The intent behind kinesiology tape and the […]


Injury took you off the road, what now!?

March 27th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

So you got yourself a really nasty injury. While some injuries just need a little downtime and extra care, this one is major. You can’t run. No road. No trail. You can’t even swing a […]


Injury prevention: Strength training for a strong foundation

March 2nd, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

The winter months are a time of year when many runners focus on building an aerobic base for the upcoming racing season. This is also an opportune time to start hitting the weights. Building […]


Should I ice a running injury?

February 6th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

The idea of putting ice on a sore muscle or injury after running is a common one. For many of us, it’s the go-to treatment meant to solve our aches and pains. The idea […]


Why knees hurt in cold weather

January 31st, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Q: My knee hurts during cold-weather running. What’s going on?  A: You’ve heard it before: strength straining and stretching are your friends. A nagging runner’s knee can be a sign that you need to […]


Best moves for joint mobility

December 28th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

By Jon-Erik Kawamoto Your skeleton is essentially a stack of joints. By design, certain joints are meant to move more while others are meant to stabilize. Prolonged sitting while at work or when travelling […]


Active release technique: what you need to know

December 19th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains, Running Injuries, Training | 1 Comment »

As a runner, my hips have always given me trouble. I’ve had teammates joke that, dissimilar to Shakira, my hips are, in fact, pathological liars. After a year of struggling with trading pain back […]