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Shin Splints Marathon Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Shin Splints Marathon Training.

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

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

''I Can Finally Call Myself a Runner''

"I only run when chased." That was my answer anytime I was asked about running, otherwise known as torture disguised as exercise. The way I saw it, there were only two reasons to run: 1. to catch a bus, plane or train 2. to...  Read more

Finished my First Half Marathon!! All that trainin
Updated 10/6/2015 7:52:04 AM

Finished my First Half Marathon!! All that training paid off!! Ready to find my next adventure!!! Yah me!!! Did better than expected. The since of accomplishment is overwhelming. 🏃...  Read more

Personal Training...worth it?
Updated 10/8/2015 4:11:28 AM

The college I attend has an awesome, newly remodeled rec center. The problem is that I am completely overwhelmed and intimidated by the prospect of going, and working out in front of a bunch of younger, more athletic types. I also have minimal famili...  Read more

I need advice on how to keep shin splints away. I
Updated 10/4/2015 2:03:20 AM

I need advice on how to keep shin splints away. I use a foam roller and do some stretching but i feel like shin splints are coming in the near future. Could it be the way i run? I wear insoles and have asic shoes that are fairly new....  Read more

Goals for the month. train weaker parts first.....
Updated 10/2/2015 7:08:15 PM

Goals for the month. train weaker parts first..... focus on strategy for upcoming events..... train harder today than yesterday...... Be amazing ppl......You can choose to be better or choose to not try. set them goals and prove them haters wrong......  Read more

Trying to lose 20lbs while training for a half mar
Updated 10/2/2015 11:13:39 AM

Trying to lose 20lbs while training for a half marathon. Im open to people giving tips or to help with motivation...  Read more

walk my dog EVERYDAY, twice a day

I walk my dog everyday for 20-30 minutes each time, most of the time twice a day. he needs it and won't settle for less....  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

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. Todays blog will cover one of the most common and dreaded running inc...  Read more

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