Glucosamine may be beneficial after all, new study suggests

July 21st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Whereas previous studies largely discounted joint pain relief from glucosamine as the placebo effect, a new study shows it may have other benefits–and there don’t appear to be any major side effects


Runners’ hearts work harder than swimmers’ hearts: study

April 11th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

We always knew athletes had big hearts. A new study shows slight differences between runners’ hearts and swimmers’ hearts


New study: Endurance exercise may increase cardiac risk

November 5th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

There’s nothing like a ‘running is bad for you and may even kill you’ headline to draw a runner’s attention. Despite having not been published or scrutinized by the academic community, The Wall Street […]


Study says most of us aren’t giving enough time to daily workouts

October 9th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Those hour long runs you do during the week are apparently the minimum amount of exercise needed to stay healthy says a new study. Previously, the general consensus was that 30 minutes of activity per […]


Marathons aren’t dangerous for men

November 4th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Articles, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

After another death at the finish of a half-marathon on Sunday, the question of if training for running events is healthy for middle-aged men is back in the spotlight. The number of men who […]


Why dark chocolate is good for you

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

It’s been found multiple times that dark chocolate seems to promote heart health and reduce blood pressure, but researchers were stumped as to what was causing the healthy byproduct of biting into a bar […]


Study: Only one in ten Canadians in ideal cardiovascular health

December 27th, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Fewer than one in ten Canadians has ideal cardiovascular health. A new study published in the Canadian Medical Journal done by the Cardiovascular Health in Ambulatory Care (CANHEALTH) research used their health index to rank […]