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Shin Splint Stretch Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Shin Splint Stretch.

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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

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

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

Dealing with Shin Splints --low impact cardio
Updated 8/29/2015 6:00:14 PM

My doctor has explained that the pain in my right leg is a shin splint. That means no Zumba, no leg press, no elliptical machine for the next week. I need to figure out a way to keep up my cardio. I've been doing 1 hour a day cardio at 600 calo...  Read more

did some stretching and strength exercises this mo
Updated 8/27/2015 10:35:34 AM

did some stretching and strength exercises this morning to start the day. it's back to school time and right now life is a bit chaotic. celebrating today's workout as a win....  Read more

my whole lower body hurts. Need to stretch. Did
Updated 8/26/2015 1:23:01 PM

my whole lower body hurts. Need to stretch. Did a lot in the last 2 days. More today but upper body. Plus more cardio. Need to keep the body fit. My trainer worked me on Monday....  Read more

hey I often stretch before working out but after w
Updated 8/23/2015 2:20:21 PM

hey I often stretch before working out but after working out my body hurts a lot it usually takes me a couple of days to recover but then those are days that I'm missing out on working out or if I work out the nex my workout is not good what can i do...  Read more

How do I get rid of my stretch marks...?
Updated 8/21/2015 3:44:10 AM

How do I get rid of my stretch marks...?...  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

Golfers Unite

A Place for Golfers to get together and discuss, fitness, stretching and of course golf....  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

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Link to a good shin splint stretch article

I found this article and I plan on using it to prevent this issue from getting worse. I'll wait until the weekend to try walking again. I also plan to start slowly and stretch thoroughly when I wake up, stop walking and before I go to bed. Thank you...  Read more