STUDY: EPO works in altitude-adapted runners

January 28th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

EPO has long been known to be effective at sea level, but a new study suggests it functions in altitude-adapted runners as well


Hit the trails to brighten your mood

May 20th, 2018 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

It’s trail season and the sun on city streets its nearly unbearable, making it a great time to get away from your usual route through concrete jungles. Anecdotes and scientific research suggest getting away from […]


Could improving your running form actually make you a less efficient runner?

June 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Science | No Comments »

A new study found that tweaking your arms and leg turn over to make your form “perfect” actually led to decreased running efficiency right after the changes were made


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.


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 […]


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 […]


The brain-stimulating headphones that may boost your performance

June 17th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Articles, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Halo Neuroscience, based in California, claim that their headphones can boost athletic performance through pulses of energy sent through the brain.


Can extreme-cushioned shoes make you a better runner?

June 11th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running Gear, Running Shoes, Trail Gear, Trail Running | 1 Comment »

A new study out of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas examines whether extreme-cushioned running shoes can improve a person’s running economy.


Study: Does running during pregnancy lead to more active offspring?

April 30th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Articles, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

A study out of Baylor University in Texas looks at a possible connection between maternal exercise and physically active offspring.


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.


Leg muscle plays expert game of hide and seek, researchers finally spot it

February 18th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Researchers discovered a new muscle in a the quadriceps… could quintriceps be their new term? It seems as though a certain leg muscle has been playing an expert game of hide and seek this […]