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Health benefits of running and jogging

Health benefits of running and jogging

Regular running or jogging offers many health benefits. Running can:- help to build strong bones, as it is a weight bearing exercise- strengthen ...
Lessons from a cancelled marathon: Athletic events, heat and the effects of climate change

Lessons from a cancelled marathon: Athletic events, heat and the effects of climate change

The cancellation of the Manitoba Marathon due to extreme heat may provide a case study for athletic event management in extreme weather.As resear...
What Not to Do When Training for a Half Marathon

What Not to Do When Training for a Half Marathon

Training for a half marathon is all about self discovery and building mental and physical strength. But it doesn’t come without a few challenges....
Our Top Tips to Crush Your First Half Marathon

Our Top Tips to Crush Your First Half Marathon

Gearing up for your first half marathon? First off, get excited—you’re about to embark on an incredible running journey. The half marathon is on...
How to Know If You Should DNF a Run

How to Know If You Should DNF a Run

Sometimes it's easy to know when to call it quits, but other times bailing on a run or race can be a tough decision. Not finishing a run (a.k.a. ...
How to go the (ultra) distance

How to go the (ultra) distance

1. Listen to your bodyWhen you're training for a 100 km race it’s important to have a training schedule, but you must be flexible with it. A lo...
The Best Running Tips We've Ever Heard

The Best Running Tips We've Ever Heard

Whether you've been running for a year or a decade, sometimes you hear a tip that makes you say, "Why didn't I think of that?!" We could always...
Fuelling the engine: 6 principles of nutrition for athletes

Fuelling the engine: 6 principles of nutrition for athletes

How and what we eat is personal to each one of us. Some of us feel better and more energised by certain foods, while others feel quite differentl...
Should You Join a Running Group?

Should You Join a Running Group?

Many runners have missed meeting up with their buddies, groups or clubs during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Luckily, as vaccination rates...
Four myths about ultra running that you need to know

Four myths about ultra running that you need to know

Training for an ultramarathon demands high volume and timeThe first myth, says Koop, is really bad for the sport of ultrarunning; the widespread...
Tracking Cadence, Heart Rate, and Pace While Running

Tracking Cadence, Heart Rate, and Pace While Running

Running CadenceMost GPS devices now have a way of monitoring cadence. Cadence is defined in steps per minute (spm) or revolutions per minute (rp...
If You're an Athlete, It's Time to Get Your Blood Tested

If You're an Athlete, It's Time to Get Your Blood Tested

There's a lot of things athletes will do to get an edge. And getting a few vials of blood drawn isn't close to one of the craziest tactics that c...