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Shin Splint Injury Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Shin Splint Injury.

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

I have a lower back injury (most likely a bulging
Updated 9/19/2016 11:22:03 AM

I have a lower back injury (most likely a bulging disc) what are some easy but effective workouts that I can do?...  Read more

Any tips for preventing and treating shin splints?
Updated 9/9/2016 4:42:41 PM

Any tips for preventing and treating shin splints?...  Read more

Tendon Injury - Suggestions?
Updated 9/7/2016 9:41:25 PM

Hi Everyone! Sorry if this is a bit lengthy! So almost two years ago I was running on my treadmill pretty regularly (C25K) and ended up with a partial tear in my Achilles Tendon (moral of the story: stretch before running). Eleven months later...  Read more

My back injury is killing hard to get moti
Updated 9/5/2016 10:01:16 PM

My back injury is killing hard to get motivation sometimes! Trying to keep positive. Learning so many new clean eating things every day...lovin it. I had no idea you can make healthy pancakes out of 2 eggs and a banana! Yum ๐Ÿ˜‹ โœŒ ๐ŸŒŽ...  Read more

Has anyone tore muscles in shin? How long does it
Updated 9/4/2016 10:24:21 PM

Has anyone tore muscles in shin? How long does it take to heal? Or any advice...and being off of my leg isn't much of an option. #injury...  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


A place where guys can get away from the estrogen ocean. We trade training tips, injury prevention, supplements, food info, etc. It's all about us....  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

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Shin Splint Injury

For the last couple of days, one of my shins has been hurting. It was bothering me on Wedneday, but I ignored it and ran my best time & speed on the treadmill. Well it's still sore and I've done some reading & I do believe it's a minor shin splint....  Read more