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Running Strong and Long

Running is a fabulous sport that invigorates the body and mind, perhaps explaining why it is one of the most popular sports worldwide. But it is common for running goals to be derailed as...

Seeking the truth behind running injuries

Runners seeking a magic bullet to prevent injuries will have to keep searching. A study published in the Journal of Athletic Training in September 2021 sought correlations between running-related injuries and training parameters—such as distance,...

On your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Most of us know the benefits of running long and incorporating tempos in workouts. But we are now understanding that there are huge benefits in including short sprints. Who would have thought that tearing...

A Step Through Time – The Evolution of the Running Shoe

From the earliest leather track spikes to ultra light carbon plated shoes of today, the running shoe has undergone many technological advances over the decades.
Jacob Puzey

Training for an Ultramarathon

Like most challenges, running an ultramarathon requires preparation. Preparation means more than simply running a lot. Adequate preparation should train both body and mind, increasing confidence and competence in your abilities to tackle the...
Running in the rain

Running in the Rain

No matter where we live running in the rain is a fact of life. While Western Canada sees its share of the wet stuff, the east also experiences precipitation, although it invariably falls as...

Mind, Body and Soul

Running is incredibly simple. A skill developed soon after walking, it promptly becomes a favourite to chase siblings, the family dog, squirrels, etc. In adulthood our lives get complicated. Running does not. It remains...
Run Training

Taking Your Training to the Next Level

Has your running hit a plateau? You were making such great progress, but that was a while ago. The fitness gains just don’t seem to be as noticeable lately, and your personal bests are...
Running

Running…Simply the Best!

Our fitness regimens , similar to most of our lifestyle behaviours, have all likely modified due to the novel coronavirus. It’s no surprise running has gained a resurgence in popularity amidst the pandemic. Given...
Winter Running

Winter Running in COVID Conditions

Early in 2020, runners were in race-planning mode – determining budgets, training schedules, and which run groups to join. But then the pandemic hit, and the ability to plan anything disappeared. Although we’ve adjusted to life...
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2022 SaskMarathon Pays Respect to the Land and its Ancestors

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Keep Your Wheels Spinning – The Excitement of Cycling Indoors!

Indoor cycling during the winter months is a great way to energize your fitness routine. There's no need to worry about treacherous weather and...