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Shin Splints Cycling Resources

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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

Have been stuck in a destructive cycle for last fe
Updated 8/4/2015 10:14:09 AM

Have been stuck in a destructive cycle for last few days. I eat like crap then feel like crap, lather, rinse, repeat. I stuff my feelings down with food and half of the time can't pinpoint my emotion in the first place. How many times can I say...  Read more

I just read this "During the menstrual cycle there

I just read this "During the menstrual cycle there is a major fluctuation of hormones,this causes fluid retention,swelling and bloating.Women actually gain pounds of water during this time due to the ability of estrogen to cause fluid to be retained"...  Read more

Cycled 3.9 miles further than last week
Updated 7/18/2015 11:22:39 PM

I cycled 3.9 miles further in spinning class than last week....  Read more

LADIES!!!! Has your cycle gotten messed up (spotti
Updated 7/14/2015 9:33:33 PM

LADIES!!!! Has your cycle gotten messed up (spotting in between) while starting to workout/weight loss? Am almost 40 so maybe is my age...just curious if it had to do with the dietary changes, exercise, more water... Thanks...  Read more

Being doing a lot of research on carb cycling and
Updated 7/14/2015 9:52:19 AM

Being doing a lot of research on carb cycling and I want to start it, already I'm doing a low carb diet,so I'm going to start adding a high carb day every 3 days. Anyone here carb cycling? If so, how is it working out for you? I heard it really works...  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

Cycling - Road, Mountain, Fun, Racing

Discussion forum for those who like all forms of cycling (road, tour, mountain, leisure, race)...  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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