Sleep: the easiest way to improve performance

October 1st, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Features, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Getting more sleep is the easiest way to improve running performance, but something so many runners struggle with. Bear Mattresses are helping runners get a better night’s rest


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 […]


6 reasons why runners are essentially babies

June 18th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

How pre-race runner routines can look pretty similar to a newborn’s daily routine


5 easy ways to sleep better at night

November 23rd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Five simple tricks to take you from restless to rested


Morning workouts may disrupt sleep less

September 25th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Morning workouts boost melatonin levels more than afternoon workouts, but that may not be the whole story when it comes to falling asleep


Napping may benefit endurance, study shows

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

A new study shows that for those who habitually sleep less than seven hours at night, an afternoon nap may be beneficial to endurance performance


The Shakeout Podcast: Daily Habits of Highly Effective Runners

April 9th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

What you do during the hours you’re not running can make you a better runner.


Will sleeping more lead you naturally to eat healthier?

January 17th, 2018 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The study found that those who added an extra 90 minutes of sleep naturally reached for healthier foods throughout the week


Sleep deprivation caused me to crash and burn… lesson learned

December 1st, 2017 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

Experts don’t praise proper sleep for no reason… as one runner learned the hard way


Better sleep means better recovery, but this many Canadians struggle to doze off

November 7th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

We know we’re supposed to sleep for eight hours a night but what do our habits actually look like?


My body took a battering at my spring race, now what?

May 11th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

So your body took a little beating on the race course… here’s how to make the pain go away.


Why you need your rest and recovery

January 17th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

The time spent NOT running is just as important for improvement as the mileage run and workouts done.