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Shin Splint Help Resources

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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

The Secrets of Eating Right and Living Longer

Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol. ...  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

29 Proven Methods to Manage Aches & Pains

Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer...  Read more

Healthy Ways to Deal with Dry Skin

It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,...  Read more

newbie! Need some spark help
Updated 8/28/2014 10:47:43 PM

Hi! I'm 29 and TTC. In order to do so, I need to lose weight first. I have type 2 diabetes so this makes it a little harder. I've been on here for a few hrs now and I just cant seem to figure out how to use some of the features. I'm getting frustrate...  Read more

Pre-teen son is a help for calorie restriction
Updated 8/28/2014 9:35:27 PM

Tonight's dinner was grilled chicken, corn on the cob, macaroni and cheese, and salad. Portions were made so there was just enough for the three of us, and then we sat down to the table. My precious 11 year old inhaled his plate before I'd finished...  Read more

Help! I'm gaining back all the weight I lost!
Updated 8/28/2014 11:52:21 AM

Hi, My name is Sandi and this is my first post. I have been on Spark for 2 years now. I was very successful for 1 1/2 years, lost 60 lbs and thought I had truly changed my eating habits. Then, about 7 months ago everything changed. Since last No...  Read more

hi i'm back on track with the help of sparkpeople
Updated 8/27/2014 7:07:44 AM

259 yes it's hottttt outside but that don't stop me from going to the gym. i swim at the gym and do my exercises and thanks to Sparkpeople i lost weight. but i stopped for awhile cause i was on Weight Watchers. i am still on it but i LOVE Sparkpeop...  Read more

help
Updated 8/28/2014 8:52:08 AM

Hi, im vary obese ,312, and i just started back exercising three weeks ago and how do i increase my endurance? Right now im doing water aerobics 2 to 3 times a week....  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 running inc...  Read more

The Top Healthy Headlines

A Great Video about Operation BeautifulLiquid Calories: What Cold Coffee Drinks Are the Worst? Eating Vegetables Doesn’t 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