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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

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

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

Just joined and need support desperately
Updated 10/1/2014 1:20:25 AM

where do I begin. I have medical issues with my back and leg Right now I am in pt but ultimately I need surgery on my spine. Because I am not able to exercise I have gained over 20 pounds this year. I guess you could say my metabolism has shut down...  Read more

Need support!
Updated 9/29/2014 10:47:23 PM

I am a formally athlete that is morbidly obese now. I want to change that. I know alot about health and fitness but need support. I need people to believe in me because I dont always believe in myself. Don't know my way around this site as I ju...  Read more

Technical support needed
Updated 9/29/2014 3:35:57 PM

Coach Denise, Can you help me? I am using the nutritional tracker for meals. I keep adding new foods that do not seem to be listed. Then, when I look for them after saving, they are not in search or recent or favorites. It is so frustrating, si...  Read more

Having a everyday support from someone outside my
Updated 9/29/2014 8:24:10 AM

Having a everyday support from someone outside my home....  Read more

Always positive, still need support
Updated 9/29/2014 12:29:55 PM

Hello All ! Cathy here, I am always trying to regain my good health and weight and each year continues to be difficult. I am divorced with 2 grown boys, no companion for support I continue to look for. My long commute to my job keeps me form stopping...  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

Sunny Southern Interior of BC

Members who live in the Southern Interior of Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Let's share thoughts, ideas & support. ...  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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