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


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.


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: 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 […]


Researchers learning how the IT band helps us run

September 2nd, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Body Work, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The iliotibial band, for all the problems it seems to cause runners, is quite important. Reachers at Harvard recently published two studies on how the IT band stores energy and the differences from how chimpanzees’ […]


“Too much” exercise not all that bad; controversial authors soften stance

June 9th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Science | No Comments »

You probably recall the sensational headlines that made waves a few months ago claiming that “too much” exercise was bad for us and how so called “excessive” exercise could actually take years off our […]


On hydration and performance: How much do you really need to drink?

May 19th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

How much water do you drink during a run or race? What if we told you it’s probably a lot more than you need? A new study by Canadian researchers at Brock University has made a […]


Study: Low carb diet leads to greater weight loss and better heart health

September 5th, 2014 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Running for Weight Loss | 1 Comment »

A new diet and weight loss study have added evidence to suggest that those who prefer fat over carbs might be better off when it comes to losing weight and may have better cardiovascular health. […]