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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

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

6 Stretches for Runners After Crossing the Finish Line

Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run, skip the stretches and go straight to the post-run burger, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion an...  Read more

I just started doing yoga stretches but i can't f
Updated 9/11/2016 12:13:45 PM

I just started doing yoga stretches but i can't figure out how to add it to my tracking so i can see how many calories (if any) I have burned. Help. Lost & bewildered...  Read more

Great job! You're in the home stretch!
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Great job! You're in the home stretch!...  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

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

Stretching and walking a bit while sore will loose
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Stretching and walking a bit while sore will loosen your muscles and help keep you from getting as sore next time. Keep up the good work!...  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 runnin...  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