Eight mental tricks to get you through tough training

September 7th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | 1 Comment »

Because the little things you do can make a big difference

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’

Back-to-back hard runs: Can they work out for you?

May 5th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Doing two hard efforts back-to-back may seem like an odd idea, but with careful consideration, it could provide a unique training boost

The masters’ workout

February 22nd, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Last October, then 56-year-old Stuart Galloway won his first marathon in nearly a quarter century. His time was a sizzling, 2:51:07 (which is age graded to about a 2:25 performance). Galloway knows a thing or two about coaching, as he’s been one with the Niagara Track Club for years, where he once coached Olympian Mo Ahmed

Workout take a major nose dive? There’s a surprising silver lining

June 9th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Not every workout is going to go perfectly to plan. We all experience a session gone wrong.

If (Yasso) 800s can predict your marathon time, can 400s work for the half?

March 29th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | 1 Comment »

Many runners are aware of the now infamous Yasso 800s workout in which multiple 800m repeats are run with equal rest. In theory, the average time it takes to run the intervals can help […]

Try these race week workouts to get your best result

March 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

With race day just around the corner and all your hard earned training and fitness on the line, what and when you do your last hard workout can help optimize your performance for the […]

Five convincing arguments to start keeping a training log

February 22nd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

How are you progressing in your training? Where have you gone wrong recently? Track it with the ol’ pen and paper to easily recognize patterns in your fitness habits.

VIDEO: Those who say golfers aren’t athletes haven’t seen Gary Player’s treadmill hammerfest

February 13th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Inspiration, Running videos, The Scene | No Comments »

Retired golfer Gary Player, 81, dropping the hammer on a treadmill will be the most inspirational thing you see all day.

Weekly Workout: Hill training offers benefits galore

February 8th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

All runners can benefit from these three important types of hill training.

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.

When the weather outside gets frightful, training indoors can be delightful

December 6th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans | No Comments »

When winter is at its worst, opting to stay indoors and using an indoor track or treadmill may be the safest and most effective way to get a run in.