What I’ve learned through five weeks of injury rehab
The past five weeks have been mentally exhausting, but also incredibly rewarding as I’ve undergone my injury rehabilitation from plantar fasciitis. I’ve spent a significant amount of time learning about ultramarathon running as a sport, but also about injury prevention and healing, ensuring that when I come back to running, I’ll be in it for…
How to tell you’re ready to return from injury
As part of our crazed addictions to running, it can become incredibly hard to take any time off from the sport we love, especially due to something beyond our control. What runners around the world then want to know is – “When can I return?” This will always be specific to the injury and a…
What you need to bring when travelling for a training run
Travelling to new and exciting places is one of the best ways to keep the act of running fresh and fun. But without the right gear and preparation, your training run can suddenly turn into a nightmare. With that, here is everything you need to bring when travelling to a new place for a run.
My 2023 Ultramarathon Plan
The Fall running season was a jovial old time for my ultramarathon training – racking up the best times, paces and distances I’ve hit since my university cross country days – when I PB’d a 10k at 34:20 and a half-marathon at 1:16:30. Unfortunately the year likely won’t come to an end in the way…
Interval training in the cold Canadian winters
If you’re a running addict or enthusiast like I am, chances are, you’re well-versed in running in all kinds of weather. But sometimes, no matter how experienced we are in running in different climates, the conditions can get in the way. With that, I give you my best tips for running in the cold, snowy…
The benefits of back to back runs
Out of all the training I’ve done thus far for my ultramarathonning future, my back-to-back Saturday/Sunday long-runs have been both the most enjoyable/enriching, and the most beneficial to increasing my physical and mental capacity for running long.
Best indoor cycling workout to stay fit in the Winter
Winter is coming. In fact for many of us in Canada, it’s been here for weeks. So with that, and as the time to enjoy the outdoors slowly starts to dwindle away for those not addicted to their outdoor sport, here is our favourite indoor cycling workout to stay fit in the winter.