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
Both running and walking are simple ways to get a great cardiovascular workout with no equipment beyond a sturdy pair of athletic shoes. But these common activities can lead to pain and injury if you're not careful. Here are five of the most comm... Read more
If you love running as much as I do, you know how frustrating it is when an injury puts the activity you enjoy on hold. Many runners face injury at one time or another, which isn't surprising, given the strain that running can put on your jo... Read more
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
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
Recently I've been getting sharp pains in one of my shins, as someone who runs on pavement and who's recently increased their mileage, I'm pretty sure it's shin splints :/
But what do I do about it? It even hurts a little to walk :/ I want to he... Read more
My Nephew is in the Navy and currently stationed in Jacksonville, FL. He just posted a Facebook update stating that he had become slightly dehydrated today, and his instructors are pushing him to drink more fluids. He is not used to high humidity c... Read more
Hey all. I was just wondering what are some effective ways to deal with shin splints. I started C25K in January and I'm finally feeling the effects of running now that I'm up to week 5 (had to repeat week 3 and some of 4). I've dialed my running back... Read more
I just finished a wonderful workout, and I tried out the 14 minute Bollywood cardio workout but I have found that I have MAJOR shin splints now and it's hurting pretty bad. Does anyone have any tips to try and fix this situation? Does it take long f... Read more
Mild dehydration can make you tired. Symptoms of dehydration include dry mouth, fatigue, no urine/dark urine, sweating, muscle cramps, headache, rapid heart beat & nausea. Drinking water is an essential treatment for dehydration, but Fruits and veggi... Read more
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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