Why the length of your rest breaks can make or break your workout

June 28th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Deciding how long to rest in between hard intervals might not seem all that important but the length of your breaks can drastically change the outcome of your workout


A six-week guide to better speed training

May 3rd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans | No Comments »

After building a solid base of steady mileage, now is the time to develop and improve your speed training, which is ideal for preparing for a faster 5 or 10K.


Weekly Workout: Classic mile repeats can reap rewards for every race distance

April 5th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

This is a classic workout and for good reason. Mile repeats can help runners assess fitness regardless of the distance of their goal race.


If (Yasso) 800s can predict your marathon time, can 400s work for the half?

March 29th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | 1 Comment »

Many runners are aware of the now infamous Yasso 800s workout in which multiple 800m repeats are run with equal rest. In theory, the average time it takes to run the intervals can help […]


Weekly Workout: Predict your marathon time with infamous Yasso 800s

March 8th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | 2 Comments »

This popular workout has you complete several speedy 800m repeats and is said to successfully predict one’s marathon time


Weekly Workout: Short repeats for early season speed training

November 16th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

With mileage low and future races still far away, improve your speed training by running a variety of shorter, faster repeats


Weekly Workout: Safe and effective post-race intervals

October 19th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

In the days and weeks after a race, try these fartlek-style intervals to assist your continued recovery and not risk injury.


Weekly Workout: Repeats at goal race pace to be race ready

October 5th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Late-season workouts should be considered opportunities to practice and perfect the fitness you already have by running at goal race pace.


MEC Running video series: Episode 3 – Speed work

August 24th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

Mountain Equipment Co-op in partnership with Canadian Running magazine present a six-part video series outlining basic training principles and running advice.


Weekly Workout: Short repeats for speed training

February 10th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Getting ready to dip into some speed training? It might just be time to add a few new workouts to the schedule


An introduction to the oval office: Track running basics

June 24th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Running Training Plans, Training | 1 Comment »

Everything you need to know for being successful when running at the oval office


Workout Wednesday: Short track repeats

April 15th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

With nicer weather and the spring race season in full swing, it’s time to hit the track for a speed session. Today’s workout features short repeats of 200m and 400m. Not only will running […]