Is the Whole30 diet good for runners?

April 30th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The Whole30 diet falls into the paleo/keto-type regimes that are touted among mainstream dieters as being both healthy and excellent for weight loss. And despite skepticism on the part of dietitians as to how […]


Low-carb diets linked to premature death, new research shows

August 30th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

So much for fat adaptation. New research recommends against low-carb diets


Recipe: Baked paleo almond pancakes

February 7th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Recipes for Runners | No Comments »

Pancakes– they’re a breakfast classic. But all classics can be updated. Change up this breakfast favourite by making them from almond flour and baking them in the oven. Ingredients 2 cups almond flour 3 […]


Scientists show modern paleo diet misses the mark

August 19th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The paleo diet, that emphasizes meat, vegetables, nuts and fruits while eliminating dairy and grains, has grown in popularity in recent years. The rationale behind the diet is to eat as one’s ancient ancestors […]


Dietary restrictions and how they impact running

June 27th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Dairy-free, gluten-free, meat-free, vegan. There are so many popular diets of today. How do you plan for them so they don’t affect your running?  It seems everyone has a special dietary need these days. […]


Butter-free brownies in a jiffy

May 17th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Recipes for Runners | No Comments »

In the mood for some chocolatey goodness to start your week? This brownie recipe is basically a gift from above. It’s so easy to make and caters towards even the pickiest of dietary restrictions. Whether […]


You’re not nuts, they’re good for your heart

April 1st, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Though the tide seems to be turning in recent years, for some time nuts were avoided by those trying to lose weight. It’s true nuts are high in fat, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t […]


The Caveman Cometh

January 21st, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Tips | No Comments »

Could the Paleo diet be the key to a better run? Don’t tell Kendra Olsen that you need to load up your dinner plate with pasta to run your best. The 52-year-old long-distance trail […]