Don’t sweat hotter temps. Heat acclimatization takes time

May 24th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners | No Comments »

Spring has definitely sprung and warmer temperatures are tempting runners outdoors. Don’t be surprised however if it takes some time to acclimatize to the sudden increase in temperature

Training tips: Ignore the GPS and run by feel

May 18th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | 1 Comment »

Whenever possible but especially during easy/recovery runs, forgo the GPS and HR monitor and instead simply ‘run by feel’

Running your first race? Tips to make the most of the experience

April 19th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Canadian Race Guide, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Whether your first race or your fiftieth, there are plenty of things you should and shouldn’t do on race day. These are some of them.

Training tips: Add more mileage to improve performance

April 10th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Running Training Plans, Training | 4 Comments »

Those training for a full or half marathon know the value and importance of mileage. To be successful at longer distances, one must gradually increase their overall volume of training. RELATED: The final weeks of […]

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.

Training tips: Practice fuelling and hydration on the run

April 6th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Knowing when and how often to take fuel as well as hydrate during longer run and races is an important skill that must be practiced well in advance.

Training tips: Time to set some goals

April 3rd, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

With the spring training season upon us, it’s time to set and commit to some running-specific training goals to ensure you’re on the path to success.

Practical tips to ace your goal race this season

August 31st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Race season has arrived which means it’s time to focus on your training and racing goals and set into motion a plan to achieve them

Why planning a post-race recovery schedule is actually a smart idea

May 9th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Following your goal race and the end of one season, take time to give your body the rest and recovery it needs before resuming training.

When issues arise, see a specialist for expert advice

March 31st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Expert Tips, Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Whether you’re dealing with injury, want to improve your diet or looking to achieve lofty goals, seeing a variety of running specialists can help improve your training

Race Day Do’s and Don’ts

March 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

The most important and accurate piece of advice for race day success is a simple one: “Nothing new on race day.” A race is no place to try new shoes, experiment with your pre-race […]

Reasons to tackle new race distances

January 3rd, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Beginners, Training | 2 Comments »

Already mastered the 5K? Why not double up and do 10? Always training for a marathon? Take a season to focus on speed instead.