Understanding caloric intake: it’s more complicated than you think

August 16th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

By the time you’ve begun losing weight, other systems in your body have likely been compromised for sometime without you noticing it


All hail the avocado

July 31st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

So many reasons to make avocadoes a regular part of your runner’s diet


Gut-training can decrease gastrointestinal symptoms in ultrarunning events

July 30th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Study suggests that practising your nutrition intake can decrease GI distress


Nutrition myth busted: Caffeine is not dehydrating

July 26th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

You can rest assured that your morning cup of coffee won’t result in net hydration loss before a big long run


What to eat before your early morning run

July 9th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

If you’re already waking up very early to run, chances are you don’t want to push the alarm up to accommodate digestion time


Probiotic vs. Prebiotic: What’s the difference?

June 15th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Probiotic and prebiotic are both great for gut health, but serve different purposes


The ketogenic diet: here’s the skinny for runners

May 24th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Popular diet may be effective for weight loss, but runners should be wary of the possible side effects of substituting fats for carbs


How using a cannabis-related product can aid in recovery

May 15th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

CBD oil doesn’t produce a high but is suggested to aid in runner’s recovery


Salt is an important aspect of the runners diet

May 9th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Many Canadians are actively decreasing their salt intake but runners need to remember that it has an important place in their diet


The shockingly long grocery list of five female middle distance runners

May 7th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

These ladies know how to refuel


Fueling for the half-marathon: do I need gels for 21.1K?

April 25th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Some guidance on nutrition for your first long race


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.