Running on fumes: When and why to do depletion runs

July 14th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | 3 Comments »

Running in a semi-starved and carb-depleted state can train the body to become more efficient at using plentiful energy sources like fats


Training tips: Find the right running fuel

March 21st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

For those doing longer runs and races, be sure to find a running fuel that works for you.


Carbohydrates: What you need to know about the runner’s preferred fuel

February 22nd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

What counts as a carb, why do we need them and are they all the same?


Fueling for performance: Carbo-loading dos and don’ts

October 10th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips, Science, Training | 1 Comment »

Those training for a longer race such as a half or full marathon should consider loading up on carbohydrates in order to be optimally fueled for peak performance.


Fact or fiction: Carbo-loading before a race makes for better times

April 1st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Health & Nutrition, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Should you help yourself to that second plate of spaghetti? Or is carbo-loading before a race overrated?


Iron-rich bison bolognese spaghetti for runners

October 9th, 2015 by Kimberley Doerksen | Posted in Feed the Run | No Comments »

I tend to associate pasta with carb-loading for races. This wasn’t always the case. Growing up, two of my favourite dishes were spaghetti bolognese and mac’n’cheese. I had no idea what the carb-loading phenomenon […]


Fuelling for the Long Run

January 12th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Health & Nutrition | 1 Comment »

Nutrition can make or break your distance dreams.