Running and mental health link thrown into doubt: study

August 9th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Runners perplexed by new study showing that running more than six days a week for more than 45 minutes is associated with lower mental health


Is your untrained kid a better endurance runner than you?

April 27th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

A study shows that aerobic fitness at the muscular level decreases significantly as children move into adulthood


Running research: No, running won’t ruin your knees

January 18th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Health & Nutrition, Science | 2 Comments »

Research continues to show that running actually provides protective benefits to the long-term functioning of the knee


Pain as pleasure? You got to believe it to benefit from it

January 17th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Research for the Run, Science, Training | No Comments »

Pain is almost exclusively a negative feeling. We avoid it whenever possible. Runners know this. Running 5K pace is painful. So is kilometre 40 of the marathon, but how we perceive and frame the pain we […]


Running intensity: How fast? How often? Not as much as you think

January 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | 5 Comments »

In order to run faster you have to run faster. But how fast and for how long is what really counts.


Who makes Canadians proud? Terry Fox tops the list

January 6th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

According to an Abacus Data survey, Terry Fox tops the list of people who make Canadians proud of their country.


Millennial Running Study sheds light on why a generation runs

September 23rd, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Runs & Races, The Scene | No Comments »

Over 15,000 millennials–73 percent of whom were female–took part in the two part study which examined the demographics, motivations and behaviours of an entire generation of runners. Respondents were first asked to identify as […]


Canadians nationwide come together for annual Terry Fox Run

September 18th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Tens of thousands of Canadians took part in the annual Terry Fox Run across the country today in honour of the national icon (photo: Tyler Black).


Hot or cold: How the temperature of your pre-run drink could affect performance

July 5th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Science, Training | No Comments »

Having a super chilled iced coffee right before heading out for a hot and humid run is an obvious good choice, right? Well not according to some surprising new science on the subject. Recent research […]


New study: Why a fast start can cause a slow finish

March 5th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Runs & Races, Science | No Comments »

It’s hard to not get caught up in the excitement of a race start, but going out too fast can lead to a slow finish over long distances.


New study: Endurance exercise may increase cardiac risk

November 5th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

There’s nothing like a ‘running is bad for you and may even kill you’ headline to draw a runner’s attention. Despite having not been published or scrutinized by the academic community, The Wall Street […]


Study shows genetic cause of age-related weight gain

July 14th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

As we age, the numbers on the scale can creep upwards. While this weight gain is often the result of a slowing metabolism and lifestyle changes, researchers from Duke University have shown that, for some, their genes […]