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
I believe that most people would say jumping rope is for play, not for exercise. After all, you jumped rope as a kid on the playground and you probably forgot about it entirely after fourth grade. And it certainly isn’t touted as a benefit of j... Read more
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
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
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
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I'm Jenibelle. The reason I'm "Jenibelle2" is because I have an old account. I was on SparkTeens when I was younger, and then joined SparkPeople once I turned 18. I couldn't quite handle the change though, so soon quite the site.... Read more
Does anyone else experience shin pains while walking. Some days I can walk and they never bother me, and than the next day they do. I use to walk a lot and didn't have any problems. I don't know if it's because I've just started back walking or somet... Read more
I've been a member on here for what seems like forever, but I've never really gotten too active in the community. Well, I'm recently engaged (yay!) and think maybe it's time to branch out a little and be more active around here. Over the pas... Read more
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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