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Shin Splint Support Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Shin Splint Support.

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

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

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

Hi I'm new here just wanted to ask for support
Updated 9/19/2016 5:22:48 AM

Hi I'm new here just wanted to ask for support...  Read more

#support #help I do not have premium. Is that why
Updated 9/18/2016 2:52:23 PM

#support #help I do not have premium. Is that why I can not see things like Friends Activity Feed? Or is that I am on Mobile App? Where do I learn what the SparkPoints are all about?...  Read more

Looking for a great support group to take this wei
Updated 9/18/2016 7:49:49 PM

Looking for a great support group to take this weight loss journey with ♡let's motivate each other #friendfinder...  Read more

I need some support
Updated 9/18/2016 8:08:07 AM

Hi! I'm new to this..a friend athat work was tEllington me how much it's helped her so I thought I'd give it a try. I'm 42 years old..5'1 and I weigh 248 pounds. Ivery been to my Dr and have been diagnosed with diabetes. I lost my job a couple month...  Read more

Love love love my support family! Honestly I can't
Updated 9/15/2016 6:48:13 AM

Love love love my support family! Honestly I can't go thru the crazy stresses of life and still strive to live healthier without my support system keeping me accountable. God has truly blessed me with these incredible women that I call friends....  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

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  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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