Mediterranean diet boosts 5K performance, study shows

March 28th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

We knew the Mediterranean diet was healthy, but looks like it’s also performance-enhancing for runners


Study: Is organic food more healthy?

July 21st, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Discussion over the benefits of organic food was largely put to rest a few years ago by a surge of studies that found only minor, largely negligible, results when examining if organically grown fruits and vegetables […]


Resveratrol antioxidant hinders training benefits

February 10th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Science, Training | No Comments »

Resveratrol, an antioxidant found in grape skins, has acquired   a reputation over the past decade as an anti-aging substance that   offers the benefits of “exercise in a pill.” In rodents, it seems   to work […]


Pills or produce? The truth about antioxidants

January 10th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Articles, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

You and I are browsing through a health food store, amidst aisles packed with antioxidant elixirs. They all claim to halt our inevitable enemy: free radicals. As a by-product of breathing and metabolism, there’s […]