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Shin Splints Barefoot Running Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Shin Splints Barefoot Running.

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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

The Pros and Cons of Barefoot Running

Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world.  The book "Born to Run,"...  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

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

Had a great day yesterday but ran out of my main p
Updated 9/19/2016 8:41:40 AM

Had a great day yesterday but ran out of my main pain# medication. So am in withdrawal today tempered by a fast acting version of the same pain medication....  Read more

Just got back, my cousin just ran an irionman. S
Updated 9/18/2016 7:09:04 PM

Just got back, my cousin just ran an irionman. She is the best. She was there for me at bootcamp and i was there for her. What a day....  Read more

Running low on my cal count for the day, don't thi
Updated 9/18/2016 12:21:29 PM

Running low on my cal count for the day, don't think I can get 900 in at dinner. Having some dried apricots as a snack....  Read more

It's been awhile, time to go for a run
Updated 9/18/2016 8:44:23 AM

It's been awhile, time to go for a run...  Read more

Does anybody just simply walk or run for cardio exercise anymore. Guess its just me. No treadmill, n
Updated 9/18/2016 7:11:10 AM

Does anybody just simply walk or run for cardio exercise anymore. Guess its just me. No treadmill, no elliptical, no exercise bike. Just me and the good outdoors.🙄#motivation #fitness walked 4 miles today! 🤔Strength training and 2miles tomorrow...  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

Is Barefoot Running Really Better?

Is Barefoot Running Really Better?A growing number of runners are ditching their shoes to hit the trails barefoot or in minimalist shoes — even though the benefits haven't been proven. Should you join the minimalist movement?If you enjoy running, cha...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  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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