Top 10 tips for running in slippery conditions

December 15th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Run with a buddy, wear the proper gear and be realistic about the conditions among other tips when footing gets tricky


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


Exercises to keep you healthy and training

August 8th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | 2 Comments »

With mileage season sneaking up before the fall races get underway, there are bound to be aches and pains starting to appear as you train this summer. Here’s a few pains to watch out […]


Plantar Fasciitis: A pain in the fascia

August 4th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Running Injuries | 1 Comment »

2014 should have been Kevin Gough’s breakthrough year. After recovering from a tibial stress fracture, the 39-year-old five-time marathoner was training intensely for the Boston Marathon, peaking at 160k per week. But on a […]


Stressed out: Stress fractures

July 10th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in CR Explains, Running Injuries, Training | 1 Comment »

Runners account for about two-thirds of all cases of stress fractures. Learn how to recognize the early warning signs of this painful overuse injury before it causes major damage.  By Melissa Helquist  An average […]


Demystifying runner’s knee

June 16th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Q&A, Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Over the last decade, Vancouver writer Paul Ingraham has grown painscience.com to be one of the most robust pain and injury resources online. Ingraham has meticulously researched and produced hundreds of articles about common […]


Dry needling to loosen tight muscles

June 11th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | 1 Comment »

As its name suggests, dry needling involves having a needle plunged into your skin so that it touches your muscles on key points. The technique is often called trigger-point needling and it’s meant to […]


Fascial Tension

June 5th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

It’s true what they taught you in kindergarten: the hipbone really is connected to the knee bone.  By Lindsay Dixon Runners sometimes forget this elementary truth in their search for the cause of overuse […]


Test your flexibility

May 30th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Three quick checks to prevent injuries  By Lindsay Dixon You probably know that mobility and flexibility are critical for maintaining balanced running mechanics. But how flexible do you need to be, and in which […]


Tibial stress injuries

May 27th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

To avoid a bigger problem, don’t ignore shin pain. By Theresa Wallace The dreaded tibial stress fracture is one of the most feared and most common injuries that runners experience. They are difficult to diagnose […]


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 […]


Pool running

May 20th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Hit the water for your next run  By Lindsey Craig For someone who doesn’t like swimming, Canadian Olympic marathon runner Dylan Wykes is in the water a whole lot more than he ever thought he’d […]