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Shin Splint Help Resources

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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

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

How to Run with Proper Form and Technique

Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop...  Read more

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

17 Yoga Poses for All-Natural Pain Relief

If it's true that "pain is weakness leaving the body," a lot of us must be pretty darn strong by now. For many, some degree of discomfort is an unfortunate fact of life. According to data from the 2012 National Health Interview...  Read more

Hello, I'm new to sparkpeople and hope this helps me reach my weight goal. Ive been trying to lose w
Updated 9/25/2016 1:46:50 AM

Hello, I'm new to sparkpeople and hope this helps me reach my weight goal. Ive been trying to lose weigh for years now.. so far I'm really enjoying this journey. My beginning weight is 190 my goal is 140 #firstpost...  Read more

Hi everyone I'm back at this app and it those help
Updated 9/24/2016 1:57:42 PM

Hi everyone I'm back at this app and it those help alot so I came back I weight 176 today I want to go down to 137 soon good luck to me and everyone with they goals...  Read more

I need lots of help
Updated 9/26/2016 4:42:04 AM

I can usually follow a diet but I need help in figuring out what I should eat because I'm a diabetic. and I also take a blood thinner. Any help I can get will be greatly appreciated ...  Read more

Are eggs a good food to eat to help lose weight?
Updated 9/24/2016 8:05:48 AM

Are eggs a good food to eat to help lose weight?...  Read more

I purchased a Fitbit today and my son helped me do
Updated 9/24/2016 2:02:49 AM

I purchased a Fitbit today and my son helped me download the app :) I danced around the living room with my daughter her friend and my grandsons :) I got my heart rate up ❤️ went to red robins for oldest daughters birthday 🎂...  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

Walking, Running or Working Out, Make Sure You Wear the Right Shoes

Getting the correct fitting shoes is part of my sucess. I have very flat feet. Not only that, I severely over pronate. That's part of the reason I was nick named Ducky when I was in the Marine Corps. You would think that I would need Motion Control...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  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 runnin...  Read more

The Top Healthy Headlines

A Great Video about Operation BeautifulLiquid Calories: What Cold Coffee Drinks Are the Worst? Eating Vegetables Doesnt Stop Cancer Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Fights French Fries Stars Who've Run a Marathon Spaghetti with Neat Sauce a...  Read more

Finally Joined a Gym, and Shin Splint Help?

I've been working on getting back in the swing of things health and diet wise this week. I charted my food two days (better than no days for the last three weeks) and...I finally joined a gym! Pulling the trigger on the gym membership was an esp...  Read more

Shin Splint Help

I've had a number of friends ask me about how overcame shin splints and I wanted to post a link to the stretches I do after each run. walking.about.com/od/stretching/a/shinstre
tch.htm Also, I can't stress enough the night and day differenc...  Read more