Tag Archives: Rebecca


how to run properly: the abcs of running

Learning the ABCs of running is just like a child learning to write their ABCs. Think back to awkwardly holding the pencil. Remember shaping, perfecting and repeating each letter until it looked just right before writing entire words? Well, this practice-makes-perfect principle also applies in the running world. what are the abcs of running? The […]

running tips: good pain to keep in the game

Ask any runner and they’ll tell you there’s a distinct difference between good pain and bad pain. Bad pain is that sharp, unbearable pain which tells us to back off before you do some serious damage. Good pain, on the other hand, is that slightly burning and yet totally satisfying hurt-so-good type of pain. Train in the […]

running tips: how to cross train

Ask any runner and you’ll find they’ve experienced some form of love or hate relationship with crosstraining and, like most relationships, it’s complicated.

running tips: find your trigger point

Let’s face it – running is hard on the body. Sometimes our stubborn running muscles become so tight that stretching alone doesn’t do the trick. As a runner a weekly massage visit is a must but when you don’t have the time or the funds turn to your sports equipment and grab a ball. Our […]

behind the homepage

Meet the person currently running on our home page: Rebecca! what you do? I am a track and field athlete specializing in the 800-metres. I completed my bachelors of kinesiology at Simon Fraser University with a certificate in Health and Fitness. After SFU I studied broadcast journalism at BCIT. I run 6-8 times per week over […]

warm up to race success

The big race is almost here! You’ve done the hard training. So how are you going to make this your best race yet? A proper warm-up may be your secret weapon to race success. The start of any big race is like a battle for the best racing position. There will be lots of excited […]

chill out with an ice bath

In the running world, there’s nothing better and yet more daunting than voluntarily stepping waist deep into a tub of freezing cold water. Ice baths may sound mind-numbingly crazy, yet most runners find themselves craving the relief that comes after withstanding 10-minutes of this torture. Create your own ice bath. Brrr! Ice baths are great […]