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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

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

Thoughts on teatox and garcinia cambogia? #help #h
Updated 7/28/2016 11:11:15 PM

Thoughts on teatox and garcinia cambogia? #help #healthy or not?...  Read more

My shins have been hurting a little when I walk do
Updated 7/26/2016 10:07:28 PM

My shins have been hurting a little when I walk downhill or run, both of which I have been doing a lot more of (I just started doing short bursts of running). This evening as I am resting my shins are aching off and on. Is this ok? #fitness...  Read more

Yesterday i thought i finally found a friend on here to help me i was so excited but now i cant find
Updated 7/26/2016 3:45:25 PM

Yesterday i thought i finally found a friend on here to help me i was so excited but now i cant find her...she's deleted anyway of me finding her......  Read more

Have an Awesome journey with the help of Medi Weig
Updated 7/26/2016 3:16:56 PM

Have an Awesome journey with the help of Medi Weightloss. I don't think I could have gotten here without them. I feel like a totally different person. I must also look like one too. This week I have had 2 people tell me they almost didn't recognize m...  Read more

Please help! I used to be able to scan ups symbols into sparkpeople. Now it tells me I need camera
Updated 7/28/2016 1:44:29 PM

Please help! I used to be able to scan ups symbols into sparkpeople. Now it tells me I need camera permissions??? What is that? Using Samsung Note 4, Android with Marshmellow os. Anybody help? #camera...  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 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