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3/26/12 5:41 A

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Just a quick question - do you stretch after you run?

That's the only thing that seems to help for me - if I remember to stretch, then it's not quite as bad the next time than if I forgot to stretch.
I did take a break from all jogging/jumping activities for a full week, but since it did not seem like the achy stiff ankles/shins in the mornings are getting any better, I just resumed jogging instead. Kind of used to it now... hoping it will be better once I weigh less.



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6/30/11 12:26 P

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look on spark people articles for shin splints. Usually it is a sign you need to slow down. Hopefully that will help!





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6/27/11 9:29 P

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The only obstacle I am running into with my running is that my shins are so stiff when I run that they get very uncomfortable. I can't call it pain but it was certainly affecting my running tonight. It seems to be the only uncomfortable feeling that I get. Other parts get tired and sore towards the end which is what i would expect. I do stretch before I run and walk for 2-5 minutes before to warm up. I do live in a "hilly" area. Anyone have advice?



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