June 28, 2019

Run

Why It’s Important to Always Run With a Purpose

by on December 14, 2018 0

A therapist shares how to make your running experience more mindful and satisfying—so you never have to deal with a another case of burnout. As a therapist and prior running coach, all too often I’ve heard people say, “I don’t really enjoy running, I’m glad when it’s over.” That in and of itself makes it difficult...

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How to Dominate Your Next Race Despite Scorching Summer Temps

by on December 14, 2018 0

Casually running in the heat is one thing, while racing for a PR is entirely another. Here’s how to make it through the miles without feeling like death. The Ottawa Marathon, scheduled for late May when the average temperate is usually in the 60s, was almost canceled due to unseasonably high temperatures and humidity....

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Yoga For Runners: Why You Should Get Your Om On

by on December 14, 2018 0

Sunday brunch. You just finished your long run, and your BFF comes to meet you straight from her favorite yoga class. You’re exhausted and ready for a nap, while she looks fresh and is practically glowing. “You should really come to yoga with me sometime,” she says. Your response? “No. I can’t do yoga....

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The Worst Foods For Runners

by on December 14, 2018 0

I once ate an ear of corn the night before a half-marathon. I didn’t think my dinner decision was too tragic—but my body disagreed. I spent every mile of that race dashing from one porta-potty to the next. Needless to say, I haven’t eaten a bite of corn since. (Consider it my ultimate pre-race mistake.)...

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