Should we burn fat or glycogen when we run?

By Hayden Shearman When you do an easy run, you’re primarily burning fat. When you do a workout or shorter race, you’re primarily burning glycogen. So, what’s best? Not to disappoint right off the bat, but asking what’s best is probably the wrong question here, because the truth is that both energy systems have their[…]

How to Decipher the Unbelievable from the Unreal

By Hayden Shearman Last weekend, in Monaco, the men’s 5000m world record was broken by Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda in running a mind-exploding 12:35! However, within hours, the inevitable rhetoric came out online that it could be doping or that it was the shoes. As fans of athletics, it can be tricky to decipher the[…]