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Shin Splint Supports Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Shin Splint Supports.

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

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

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

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

6 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re...  Read more

Online support
Updated 10/27/2014 8:57:18 PM

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New here and looking for support!
Updated 10/28/2014 10:00:35 PM

Hi all! I'm a 47 y/old mother of 2 energetic girls. I work full-time and am looking to get my nutrition and fitness goals back on track. Are there any other women out there late 40's - 50's who are having trouble losing weight? I'm starting to think...  Read more

New and looking for support
Updated 10/23/2014 8:59:06 PM

Hi Everyone, My name is Darla. I am new to Spark People. Well, kind of new. I have started and restarted a few different times under different emails and usernames. I am a start, this is going to be the day it all comes together person only to...  Read more

Committed to ME and looking for support =)
Updated 10/24/2014 9:56:53 PM

Hi! I'm Bobbi and today is day 1 249 ... hopefully for the last time! Determined to lose 35-ish pounds by grabbing hold of my diet/exercise. I'm mid 40's, mom of 2 and married to an amazing guy for 19 years now. But, I'm tired of not puttin...  Read more

Hi ladies, I'm new here and need support for this
Updated 10/22/2014 2:10:35 AM

Hi ladies, I'm new here and need support for this weight loss journey.. I'd love to lose 35 pounds by July 1st, 2015. I find that I have the most difficulty with eating.. I think that I mostly get overwhelmed with meal planning... any advise will do...  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

Walking, Running or Working Out, Make Sure You Wear the Right Shoes

Getting the correct fitting shoes is part of my sucess. I have very flat feet. Not only that, I severely over pronate. That's part of the reason I was nick named Ducky when I was in the Marine Corps. You would think that I would need Motion Control...  Read more

Sunny Southern Interior of BC

Members who live in the Southern Interior of Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Let's share thoughts, ideas & support. ...  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 running inc...  Read more

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