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Running Injury Calf Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Injury Calf.

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Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

Tips and Hints to Deal with Shin Splints

The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt...  Read more

6 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re...  Read more

Stretching Should Not Be Missing In Action

When you think about working out—or even see it on TV, in movies, or at your own gym—does stretching come to mind? Probably not. Stretching is easily ignored, even in commercials for gyms. Yet it's an important part of any fitnes...  Read more

The Pros and Cons of Barefoot Running

Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world.  The book "Born to Run,"...  Read more

I don't want to run
Updated 3/24/2015 4:40:45 PM

It is not my rest day but I just don't want to. I had a heavy eating and lazy long holiday weekend and today I just don't want to get back on the horse. I don't want to run, I want to sit in a chair and eat cake. I just wish for once that someone...  Read more

Is running enough for my legs? Feedback please...
Updated 3/18/2015 10:14:07 PM

I'm starting to run and I'm doing a ton of walking. I tend to do strength training mainly in my core and arms. Will this be enough or should I also be lifting on the bottom half too? Feedback please......  Read more

Fitbit question: if I track my run in the fitbit a
Updated 3/18/2015 12:51:29 PM

Fitbit question: if I track my run in the fitbit app does it double count everything because I had my fitbit on when I ran?...  Read more

3 mile run yesterday and I woke up feeling so sore
Updated 3/18/2015 10:25:53 AM

3 mile run yesterday and I woke up feeling so sore!...  Read more

Completed 16.2 kilometers or running today
Updated 3/18/2015 5:28:38 PM

Today I set out to run/power walk 16 kilometers as a part of training to run a half marathon June 7th this year. I was able to complete 16.19 ks in 2 hours and 20 minutes. I am elated. ...  Read more

When Injured, Do the Right Thing

Because exercise is such an important part of losing weight & converting to a different lifestyle, don't put yourself in jeopardy by "minimizing" the affect of an injury. Whether it's a strained muscle, shin splints or something more, take the time...  Read more

Free exercise !!

Do calf raises while washing the dishes! The more dishes the more calf raises!...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Running Inconveniences Part 3

This is the third in a series of blogs regarding those running inconveniences that may not sideline you as a runner, but if you fail to seek early intervention, may do just that. Today’s blog will cover one of the most common and dreaded running inc...  Read more

How Running Surfaces Impact Your Running Form

One of the most enjoyable aspects of running is you can basically do it anywhere in the world, whether on city streets, back country roads or in the comforts of a gym environment. All you need to do is lace up your running shoes and hit the trails. H...  Read more