How to time your carb intake to maximize performance

October 2nd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The carbo-load shouldn’t begin in the hour leading up to the gun


Taper Time: Is carb depletion before carbo-loading effective?

April 24th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Verdict: stick to carbo-loading


Become bonk-proof: How to avoid hitting the wall

August 29th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

You felt great at 30K, but now your legs feel heavy, your mind foggy and you feel like you’re falling apart. You may be “hitting the wall”


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?