Weekly Workout: Time to try a tempo run

November 23rd, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

As many runners transition from speedwork to endurance training (or vice versa), a valuable and essential type of workout to consider is the tempo run


Weekly Workout: Short repeats for early season speed training

November 16th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

With mileage low and future races still far away, improve your speed training by running a variety of shorter, faster repeats


Weekly Workout: What to do when you’re tight for time

November 9th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Looking to save time but also get a great workout in? High-intensity interval training may be the answer.


Weekly Workout: Hit the hills for stealthy speed work

November 2nd, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Frank Shorter, winner of the 1972 Olympic marathon, famously said that “hills are speedwork in disguise.”


Tips on staying motivated beyond the finish line

November 1st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Everyone struggles to find the motivation to run and train. Accept that as part of the journey and then use these creative solutions to stick with your running routine.


Post-marathon recovery: How to recharge following a marathon

October 25th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

By celebrating your past success and planning for future ones, the post-marathon period is an excellent time to relax and recharge both your body and your mind.


Weekly Workout: Safe and effective post-race intervals

October 19th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

In the days and weeks after a race, try these fartlek-style intervals to assist your continued recovery and not risk injury.


Weekly workout: Fine-tune your training during the taper

October 12th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

These workouts done in the final two weeks of training will maximize your confidence and minimize your risk of injury.


Weekly Workout: Repeats at goal race pace to be race ready

October 5th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Late-season workouts should be considered opportunities to practice and perfect the fitness you already have by running at goal race pace.


MEC Running video series: Episode 6 – Race Day

September 17th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Inspiration, Racing, Running Training Plans, Running videos, Runs & Races, Trail Races, Trail Running, Training, Training Video | No Comments »

Mountain Equipment Co-op in partnership with Canadian Running magazine present a six-part video series outlining basic training principles and running advice.


MEC Running video series: Episode 5 – Strength and Cross-Training

September 7th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Body Work, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Expert Tips, Health, Health & Nutrition, Running Training Plans, Running videos, Trail Running, Training, Training Video | No Comments »

Mountain Equipment Co-op in partnership with Canadian Running magazine present a six-part video series outlining basic training principles and running advice.


MEC Running video series: Episode 4 – The Long Run

August 31st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Expert Tips, Racing, Running Training Plans, Running videos, Runs & Races, Training, Training Video | No Comments »

Mountain Equipment Co-op in partnership with Canadian Running magazine present a six-part video series outlining basic training principles and running advice.