Check out this excellent article put together by our friends from Up and Running. Talking about the many physical and psychological benefits of exercising outdoors (not necessarily running). You can join them for their Fall session which will begin at the end of September. http://www.upandrunningguelph.ca/2019/08/21/the-mental-health-benefits-of-green-exercise/?fbclid=IwAR2_wElBI69lJZHx5DQHHWR9slfVQz7hKaczEtl50xpLRKvGNFEUrDi7Xvw
As a run-specialty retailer, we’re here to chat and answer your running-related questions. We’ve worked with thousands of customers of all ability levels, so believe me, we’ve heard it all. Easily the most frequently asked question we get is “How long will my shoes last?” You’ve likely heard the rule-of-thumb which says shoes will last … Continue reading How long should my shoes last?
carbohydrate-fueling-for-endurance-running-Download Check out this fantastic guide that our friend Rachel Hannah, RD put together for you about the importance of fueling for runners. Everything you need to know about carbohydrates in a short read includes: the benefits of, different types, recommendations and even guidelines of how much to ingest based on your individual goal times.
In most years we'd be more than a few weeks into the nice Spring weather; temperatures rising, trees blooming, and the geese commandeering the best running paths. This year, old man Winter was more stubborn than usual and made for some truely unpredictable weather. A couple of days into May and it looks like we … Continue reading Spring Running
If you’ve got a runner on your list this holiday season, we’ve got you covered at The Running Works. Please feel free to stop by and chat if you want some help selecting that perfect gift. Here are some ideas to get you started: Under $35 People love the versatility of a tube – our … Continue reading 2017 Holiday Gift Guide
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