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[…]

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[…]

Become faster with interval training

Interval training alternates bursts of intense activity with periods of lighter activity. The high intensity parts of interval training are usually at or close to anaerobic level, which means that your training requires more oxygen than you can inhale and the body starts producing lactate. The low intensity parts of the training are at an Read more about Become faster with interval training[…]