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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

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

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

Emotional roller coaster stress relief
Updated 7/22/2014 9:21:03 AM

Hello, First time posting. I simply need to get this off my shoulders. I'm trying to get back onto program. Within the past two/three weeks I've slowly fallen off. My first mental stress is setting my thoughts straight. :) Secondly, after...  Read more

Just stress ate AAAHHHHH help
Updated 7/19/2014 2:12:22 PM

I just ate a 10 oz block of cheddar and a bag of pop chips!!! My husband and I found out that he may possible have a 16 year old daughter and tonight we got some out of state court papers, which were confusing as all get out. On top of that he states...  Read more

Stress weight gain?
Updated 7/18/2014 2:45:36 PM

This has been the most stressful week since I rejoined SP 81 days ago. My scales tell me I've gained about 5 pounds... but I've actually eaten much less than my daily calorie recommendation. Unfortunately, where I was on Tuesday, Wednesday,...  Read more

stress level tracking inconsistency
Updated 7/18/2014 12:53:28 PM

I don't know if this has been noted yet, but there's a difference in tracking on the front page vs. when you click on "Track Weight & Other Measurements." On the front page, the stress rating goes from 1-10, whereas on the other page, it goes from 1-...  Read more

Eating for stress
Updated 7/14/2014 10:25:57 AM

I just read this on NPR - a study is linked. I thought it was interesting, that a high glycemic diet prompeted the boys to eat more. "The rapid absorption of glucose after consumption of high-GI meals induces a sequence of hormonal and metabol...  Read more

staying positive

when i get down not feeling so good i go to the comunity board and post what i need to and blog on how i am feeling on that day....  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

THE WALKING WARRIORS_Sisters in Sweat

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 running inc...  Read more

The Top Healthy Headlines

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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