Tips for a healthier Thanksgiving

October 5th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Thanksgiving it’s arguably the most delicious of holidays. For runners, Thanksgiving also falls right in the middle of the fall racing season, a time when most of us are trying to be as health conscious as […]


Top 10 interesting ways to stop mindless snacking

August 18th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Snacking without thinking is something that we all do occasionally. If it is turning into a bad habit, check out our tips on how to take control and stop mindless snacking in its tracks. […]


Healthiest baking swaps

July 1st, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Here at Canadian Running we like to have our cake and run fast too. Here are some of the healthiest baking swaps to ramp up the nutrition factor on your favourite treats. Flour to […]


Seasonal snacking: Fantastic fig recipes

June 23rd, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Recipes for Runners | No Comments »

Fresh figs are low in calories and packed with antioxidants and dietary fibre. Here are some of our favourite fig recipes. 1) Fig and almond butter smoothie Almond milk, frozen figs, banana and almond […]


Top 10 post-run bad habits

June 16th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Everyone has a bad habit. When it comes to running though, there are some bad habits that many of us are guilty of, that actually inhibit recovery and training benefits. Here are the top […]


Your brain probably knows when you’re eating artificial sweetener

June 12th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Your brain probably knows when your sugar is artificial, or your soda is diet (and it probably isn’t happy about it). Anyone who has ever tried to save a few calories by opting for […]


Seasonal snacking: Tasty asparagus recipes

June 11th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Recipes for Runners | No Comments »

Asparagus, a powerhouse veggie, full of antioxidants, folic acid and vitamins A, C, E and K, is in season. Here are some ways to incorporate this nutritious green veggie into your diet: 1) Baked […]


Everything you need to know about stevia

June 10th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Stevia, the sugar alternative derived from the plant stevia rebaudiana, has recently burst on to the natural food scene. Many people looking to cut down their sugar intake have switched to using stevia as […]


Seasonal recipe: Top five gazpacho recipes

June 9th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Recipes for Runners | No Comments »

With warmer temperatures upon us, sipping hot soup isn’t as appealing as it is in the wintertime. The answer to your problems: gazpacho. 1) White gazpacho A cup of almonds gives rich substance to […]


Try this: Kombucha

June 3rd, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Kombucha is a sweetened tea fermented by a colony of bacteria and yeast, also known as a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast), that has burst onto the health-food scene in recent years. […]


Seasonal snacking: Making cucumber interesting

June 3rd, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Recipes for Runners | No Comments »

Cucumber might not seem like the most interesting of ingredients, but we have some ideas of how to up the ante on your cucumber game. 1) Japanese cucumber salad recipe One serving of this […]


Study finds fructose to be significant contributor to weight gain

June 2nd, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains | No Comments »

If you check out the ingredient list of any pre-packaged food or soft drink don’t be surprised if you see fructose, or high-fructose corn syrup, listed as one of the ingredients. For the last […]