Caffeine consumption associated with higher pain threshold

December 3rd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Another reason to enjoy your morning cup guilt-free

The link between coffee and running performance

May 15th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Coffee may be the best legal performance enhancer for runners

Hot or cold: How the temperature of your pre-run drink could affect performance

July 5th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Science, Training | No Comments »

Having a super chilled iced coffee right before heading out for a hot and humid run is an obvious good choice, right? Well not according to some surprising new science on the subject. Recent research […]

Exercise can be taking a toll on your eyes… but coffee drinkers are safe

June 9th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Study participants experienced an almost 10 per cent reduction in their rapid eye movements after performing endurance exercise. However, ingesting caffeine reversed the effect entirely.

GO Cubes: Caffeine in bite-sized gummies without the need for coffee

June 5th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

GO Cubes are an alternative way to get a boost as these chewable gummies offer similar amounts of caffeine as a cup of coffee but in bite-size form.

The perfect cup of coffee: Three simple brewing options

March 29th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Since some runners incorporate coffee into their daily routines, here are three simple brewing options for making the perfect cup of coffee.

Frothy coffee

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

Against the assumptions my childhood self had of the person I would grow into, I love mornings. I love the smell of freshly brewed coffee mixing with the hilarity of a new episode on the Rob Watson Show. […]

Will a sports drink before my run enhance my performance?

March 15th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Q: I hear a lot about what to drink after a run. I’m wondering if I could drink something before my run (like a sports drink) to give me a boost before I head […]

Are you drinking (enough) coffee?

February 23rd, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition | 1 Comment »

Coffee drinkers rejoice. Last week, the US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee released a report with various recommendations which is set to influence nutritional and diet-related policy and programs in the US as well as […]

Pure caffeine proves deadly

December 23rd, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Many of us runners like the pep in our step that comes along with a morning cup of coffee. Some of us may have even popped a caffeine pill before an important race. So, […]

New research: Caffeine in multi-stage competitions

August 22nd, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Articles, Health & Nutrition | 1 Comment »

Caffeine — and, by natural extension, coffee — is a much argued topic in the running community. Most research into the effects of this legal performance enhancer have focused on the usage for one-time events, […]

Is caffeine a legal performance enhancer?

June 3rd, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in CR Explains, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Find out how to use the legal (but still enhancing) stimulant to your benefit  It’s so powerful, it should be banned. In fact, caffeine was restricted under World Anti-Doping Agency (wada) rules until 2004 […]