How to do quality workouts away from the track

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

If you don’t have access to a track (or you hate the track), here are some other ways to build strength and speed during the off-season


When running less will get you further ahead

May 3rd, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

When it comes to training, we’re often told we should run a bit longer, a bit faster and a bit more often if we want to improve. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes […]


Three things your trainer wants you to do after sitting all day

October 18th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

We all know that sitting all day does no favours for your physical health. Here are three things a running trainer wants you to do once coming home after work


Quick strength: Single-leg hip hinge with row

May 8th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Running videos, Training, Training Video | No Comments »

Runners, grin and bear it, the strength work has got to be done.


Quick strength: Lunges for perfect running

April 26th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

All you have to do is watch and then follow.


Weekly Workout: Revisit and revamp a past session

March 15th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Coming up with 52 original workouts for each week of the year is no easy task. It’s also not practical and somewhat irresponsible. Doing a different workout each week might seem like a good […]


Identifying weak spots and learning how to strengthen them

November 9th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

With the race season now over it’s time to identify your strengths and weaknesses and embrace both to become a better athlete.


Weekly Workout: Hit the hills for stealthy speed work

November 2nd, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Frank Shorter, winner of the 1972 Olympic marathon, famously said that “hills are speedwork in disguise.”


MEC Running video series: Episode 5 – Strength and Cross-Training

September 7th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Body Work, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Expert Tips, Health, Health & Nutrition, Running Training Plans, Running videos, Trail Running, Training, Training Video | 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.


Go the distance with longer endurance intervals

August 31st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

In addition to strength and speed endurance these efforts help develop a greater sense of confidence and comfort running at race pace for prolonged periods.


Five strengthening exercises to do with a partner

March 3rd, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Stuck for workout ideas today? Give your good friend a shout and try these moves together. Scheduling sessions with another holds you accountable. Even though running is usually an individual sport, team work is […]


Weekly Wednesday: Stay fit and fast with cross-training

November 11th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

There are many ways to stay in shape and perhaps even increase your fitness further while taking time off from running. This time off running is important for allowing the body time to rebuild […]