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Shin Splint Or Stress Fracture Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Shin Splint Or Stress Fracture.

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

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

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

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

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

Stress and drama at the Faire. Just before the fir
Updated 9/18/2016 1:13:17 PM

Stress and drama at the Faire. Just before the first act today the one knight we depended on most quit....  Read more

Small victories add up! When I am stressed or in
Updated 9/18/2016 7:13:07 AM

Small victories add up! When I am stressed or in a negative mood and go shopping j always end up buying junk food. Today it remained quite healthy! Also a day with no soft drink! Here is to a good week ahead ! (:...  Read more

Stress is a killer for weight loss. Up a pound thi
Updated 9/17/2016 2:22:59 PM

Stress is a killer for weight loss. Up a pound this week. I'm having a hard time managing my depression, school full time, being a single parent with no help. I'm starting to question why I chose the degree path I did. I'm just overwhelmed. Bad day...  Read more

Having a difficult week, stress and late nights I'
Updated 9/16/2016 8:45:31 AM

Having a difficult week, stress and late nights I've been feeling under the weather and just not in the mood.... time to get myself going before I undo my progress!!!...  Read more

How to I get out of a stress mood and back on trac
Updated 9/16/2016 5:36:53 AM

How to I get out of a stress mood and back on track. Really tired lately and been eating things I shouldn't. Still stayed within calorie range. On top of the stress I have allergies and coughing all the time. Feeling down and lousy! #advice...  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


Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone...  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

Shin splint or stress fracture??? or something else??

I sent an email to Coach Joe explaining my situation and asking for his take on it. He came back with a little assessment I could do... He told me to stand on the foot of the affected leg and see if I can hop. I can hop one time... He said if it's...  Read more