Plantar fasciitis illustration

Heel pain in runners: Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common injury in runners, and one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves an inflammation of a thick band of tissue, tendons and ligaments that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel to your toes, called the plantar fascia. The inflammation Read more about Heel pain in runners: Plantar fasciitis[…]

Collaboration Francesco Pisani and Dramaloppet

Dramaloppet

Jag är jätteglad över att ha startat ett samarbete med Dramaloppet! Dramaloppet går av stapeln den 20:e augusti. Loppet sträcker sig 5 km i vacker miljö på Norra Djurgården. Start och mål på den stora ängen vid Stora Skuggan. All vinst går till Läkare i Världen. Vinnarna i de tre individuella klasserna och det vinnande Read more about Dramaloppet[…]

Squat pictures

How to squat with correct form

Squats are great to develop lower body strength and mass, but at the same time it is one of the most difficult exercises to perform with proper form. For that reason, it is important to practice a lot with little to no weight before you gradually add weight to your squats. How will you achieve Read more about How to squat with correct form[…]

Bench press

How to bench press with correct form

Bench press is the first exercise that many people do when they begin strength training, but there’s more to it than you may initially think. If you do it right, it’s an efficient training that strengthens many muscle groups other than the chest (1). Bench press is an exercise that can improve leg drive (fig.1), Read more about How to bench press with correct form[…]

How to prepare for a marathon

Running a marathon is a big challenge. You will test your limits and you will need to maintain a strong motivation. If you plan to run the marathon for the first time, you should start training for it around 20 weeks before the actual race. This assumes that you are already training and are in Read more about How to prepare for a marathon[…]