SUN RUN BLOG

SUN RUN BLOG

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The Importance of Body Composition and Weight 

For runners, both amateur and elite, understanding the intricacies of their body’s composition goes far beyond only using total weight on a weighing scale. Accurate body composition measures such as those facilitated by a Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scan, offer

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Hydration

Water is the most abundant molecule in the human body, accounting for ~60-70% of most athletes’ body mass. It is the nutrient that is lost and consumed in the largest amount each day and virtually every function or process that

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The Perfect Post-Run Treat

We all know the best part of training is reaching that final goal or milestone. We are here to tell you that those moments post-run or workout can be made even better with a delicious Granville Island Brewing beer. We

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Pre/During/Post Event Nutrition

Race Day Nutrition – Pre/During/Post Whether you are running your first Sun Run or you are an accomplished long distance runner, a structured nutrition plan will always play a key role in ensuring that you hit your PB. A good

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Supplementation for Runners

It’s completely understandable to be confused these days when there are so many different brands and different types of supplements making all sorts of claims about their products. Typically, anything that sounds too good to be true usually is. Here

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Join the UBC Walking Club!

Did you know that older adults are at a higher risk for social isolation and loneliness? The UBC Walking Club addresses this concern by building connections in our community. This free program is hosted weekly on the UBC Vancouver campus!

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Join the UBC Department of Family Practice HealtheSteps® Program!

Join the HealtheSteps® Program! HealtheSteps® is a free, virtual, healthy lifestyle program for adults who are looking to incorporate healthy habits into their lives. The program, developed by Dr. Robert Petrella, is currently operated out of the UBC Department of

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EVA Air – Celebrating Fitness and Community

Our friends at EVA AIR have soared to new heights in promoting health, wellness, and community spirit by becoming proud partners of the Vancouver Sun Run. As a global airline committed to connecting people and cultures, EVA AIR extends its