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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

Cycling/Biking
Updated 10/20/2014 1:18:03 PM

I came across this link (see below) and thought I'd share it with others. www.randallshansen.com/biking-primer.html...  Read more

Hi! Ayu here. I will aim to cycle 30 mins, 3 times
Updated 10/20/2014 12:01:38 PM

Hi! Ayu here. I will aim to cycle 30 mins, 3 times per week and will progress after 1 month. Feels greatful to hubby for buying me foldable magnetic bike. I got sore heels due to heavy weights....  Read more

What is/was your unhealthy behavior chain/cycle?
Updated 10/20/2014 11:18:52 AM

I find that for most people, there is a cycle of events or behaviors/choices that keep them on the unhealthy path (or drag them back to that path after a time of good habits). I'm definitely in that boat sometimes, and I hate it!! Mine is usuall...  Read more

Indoor cycling trainer--do distance computers work
Updated 10/10/2014 7:41:39 AM

I just bought an indoor trainer for my bike. I am thinking of getting some sort of fitness band to measure HR and other things. Question is, I would like some computer that can calculate speed/distance that will work for an indoor trainer stand...  Read more

Shins
Updated 10/4/2014 5:49:13 PM

I've been doing great with my walking, getting faster and feeling good about the steps I'm making, but every time I go my shins kill me. My shoes are pretty new and they are saucony's so I'd think they were a decent brand. I try to stretch my legs ou...  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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