Supermarket staples that can help running recovery

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

A list of things you can buy at your local supermarket that could aid in recovery and performance


The five supplements that can have performance benefits for runners

April 21st, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

According to an IAAF consensus statement, there are five supplements that can have a positive effect on performance


How much coffee is too much coffee?

February 4th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Caffeine is a known performance enhancer, but at a certain point it can become a detriment


Should you take magnesium supplements?

December 20th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Magnesium plays a key role in many body processes, and runners may need more than non-runners. How do you know if you’re getting enough?


Probiotic vs. Prebiotic: What’s the difference?

June 15th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Probiotic and prebiotic are both great for gut health, but serve different purposes


Fer your health: The importance of iron for athletic performance

January 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Blogs, CR Explains, Health & Nutrition, Research for the Run, Training | No Comments »

Most runners are at least generally aware that iron is an important micronutrient for health and for their running. However, iron’s essential role for improving athletic performance is often overlooked. And it’s not just elite […]


Running health: Which supplements should you consider taking?

August 4th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Feeling a little off? While maintaining a balanced diet is the best way to keep healthy, there are certain supplements that may add a lot of value to a runner’s health.


Study questions effectiveness of fish oil supplements

July 31st, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

In the last decade, the popularity of fish oil supplementation has exploded into a billion dollar food-supplement industry, riding on the back of the support of the Mediterranean diet and promise of research studies […]


The shady side of the sports supplements industry

May 11th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Bring the word “doping” into conversation with any endurance athlete and it’s not long before things get controversial. Talk about doping and the rumours and accusations will start to fly. When you get into the nitty-gritty […]


GNC tightening supplement quality control

April 2nd, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

After the New York State attorney general’s office accused retailer GNC to be stocking products on its shelves which fraudulently claimed to contain certain products, the company is telling consumers it will tighten quality controls. […]


Many supplements don’t contain what they claim

February 3rd, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | 1 Comment »

In an ongoing battle for clarity in the labelling of supplements, the New York State attorney general’s office has issued cease and desist letters against four of the country’s largest retailers for selling store-branded […]


What I tried this week: Magnesium supplements

January 29th, 2015 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in MissAdventures | No Comments »

As my training started to ramp up for Boston, I began to get twitchy (not from excitement). I found myself lying in bed at night following a hard workout with muscle spasms in my […]