Sounds like classic shin splints.
For shin splints you definitely want to warm up the front of your leg. There is a shin warm up that I do and have had many others use before going out... toe taps. Keeping your weight on one foot put the other out in front of you as though you were going to take a small step. Keep the heel of your front foot on the ground and just pull your toe up as high as you can and put it back down again (not too fast). Don't rock your body, the only thing that moves is your foot with a slight bend to your knee. Do them 25 times with each foot. Another thing that works is walking on your heels for 15 to 25 steps. These are dynamic stretches/warm-ups.
A couple stretches you can do are sitting on your legs, add a folded towel under your toes if you don't feel any stretch. Also stand on a step and drop your toes off the edge. Stretch your calves as well by dropping your heels off the step.
While most of the time the burning and pain go away, if you don't warm up your shins you do risk the possibility of severe injury. Uphill can exacerbate the pain as well, so until your legs get used to faster walking or running be sure to warm up those shins. You'll save on pain. If the pain comes back just stop and do another set.
When you are done with a workout, ice your shins. I would also suggest getting a foam roll or "stick" and rolling them.
Also, make sure your shoes are in good shape. If they are old, get new ones. Then change them out every 300 to 500 miles. Once the heel collapses (inside or out... you may not be able to see it, but it happens) your foot is in the position of going uphill all the time and that can cause shin pain. So when your shoes get old, get new ones. Your feet and legs will be much happier.
Hope these help.
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