Can too much reliance on recovery hamper performance?

December 2nd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

The ideal mindset is confidence in your ability to race hard and well, regardless of how well prepared you feels


The Shakeout Podcast: Optimizing Sleep with Dr. Amy Bender

September 7th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week on The Shakeout our guest is sleep science researcher Dr. Amy Bender. We talk about why sleep is the cheapest and most reliable training and recovery tool out there (although sometimes it […]


Why injury often leads to depression

June 16th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

It may seem counter-intuitive, but depression following injury may actually be adaptive


Foam rolling: what’s the verdict?

April 24th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Does foam rolling actually work? It depends on what you mean by ‘work’


Late-night tweeting leads to decrease in athletic performance

March 5th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Late night social media activity isn’t good for athletic performance, study suggests


How Jim Walmsley recovers from qualifying for Olympic Marathon Trials

January 27th, 2019 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Learn how Jim Walmsley recovers during the week after qualifying for Olympic Trials


Why beer may be good for recovery

October 23rd, 2018 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Replenish calories and reduce inflammation with a cold one this weekend


2XU tights: compression, comfort, fit and style

September 30th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Though the research on compression has been unpersuasive in the past, 2XU now claims results superior to those of numerous other brands


HIIT for runners: more benefit in less time

September 20th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

High-intensity interval training can benefit your running in a variety of ways


Canada’s artificial trans fat ban takes effect today

September 17th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

While many fast food restaurants like McDonald’s and Wendy’s have eliminated trans fats from their french fries, trans fats have lingered in certain baked goods and other menu items


Are you at risk for RED-S?

August 27th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

If you’re concerned you could be dealing with RED-S, considering checking out the LEAF Questionnaire


Bone broth: the ingredient runners are loving

August 24th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Bone broth is a stock made up primarily from the bones or connective tissue of an animal or fish. This broth has anti-inflammatory properties that are great for runners