Anabolism and catabolism: what marathoners should know

August 22nd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

How understanding the delicate balance between anabolic and catabolic activity can benefit your training


Don’t lose sleep if losing weight

March 9th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Body Work, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

If you’re using running to try and lose some weight and get in shape, don’t lose sleep over it. New research presented last week adds to a growing body of work suggesting losing sleep […]


It’s not just what to eat, but when to eat

January 26th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Running for Weight Loss | 1 Comment »

Researchers are finding more and more that they don’t know as much about metabolism and losing weight as their thought they did. Most recently? When to eat. A few studies, the most recent published […]


Exercise may boost gut bacteria, making you healthier

June 13th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

All that running might be helping you not only stay fit, but better digest food and keep healthy. A new paper, published in the British Medical Journal, looked at the difference in diversity of […]


5 Foods to Boost Your Metabolism

April 14th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Articles | 1 Comment »

Finding ways to improve your metabolism can go a long way at helping you control your weight and run faster.


Metabolism matters: Energy in, energy out

March 28th, 2013 by Canadian Running | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

Knowing approximately how much energy your body needs and how much it uses during activity can be an important tool for improving your overall health and also your running experience.