Why Camille Herron fuels ultras with Taco Bell

December 23rd, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Advice for runners on how to fuel their longest races, “Eat what makes you happy.”

Training tips: Practice fuelling and hydration on the run

April 6th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Knowing when and how often to take fuel as well as hydrate during longer run and races is an important skill that must be practiced well in advance.

Marathon taper time: What that means for you

April 5th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Resting before any race is always encouraged, but when it comes to the marathon, getting the taper right is essential for peak performance

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”

Teaching the body to better use fuel and fats while on the run

August 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

The body may crave carbs as its primary source of fuel for running but you can train it to use fats too

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.

Race Day Do’s and Don’ts

March 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

The most important and accurate piece of advice for race day success is a simple one: “Nothing new on race day.” A race is no place to try new shoes, experiment with your pre-race […]

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?