Shin Splints

previous topic · next topic
Druciana

Joined: Jan 10
Posts: 23

      quote  
Posted: 19 Jun 2013, 20:43
Has anyone dealt with shin splints? I don't want to stop running every other day because I don't want to lose my motivation. Any suggestions?Sad
tonym1967

Joined: Oct 12
Posts: 49

      quote  
Posted: 20 Jun 2013, 03:02
If you have reached the stage where it is painful to walk, let alone run, then you will need to stop running.

I stopped for two weeks, and then started very very slowly, mixing running with walking in order to build up the muscles, 1 minute run, 1 minute walk that kind of thing.

Rest completely, then build yourself up gradually would be my advice.

Be aware, without a qualified medical diagnosis you may be interpreting this as shin splints when it could be something else.
Your body, your choice, heed advice, not instructions.
Lissaloolah

Joined: Jun 13
Posts: 59

      quote  
Posted: 20 Jun 2013, 03:52
Make sure you have proper running trainers.Investing in a good pair will help immensely.This was the advice that I had.If you have the money you can get a proper gait test done at most sports shops/outlets to make sure you have the right trainers for you.Also,I found a spell of treadmill running helped ease it whilst I built back up as it is easier on the joints etc.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Quick Calories
If you don't care about the macronutrient profile of your food (in my opinion you should) then you can literally take any individual item and just scale it to the number of calories you need. When ...
by ieGod on 09 Feb 16 04:00 PM
Balancing Protein and Calories
sunshinetrugillo wrote: Mainly... on how to incorporate more vegetables that have high protein levels.. There is no vegetable on earth which is a substantial source of protein compared to other sources. ...
by ieGod on 09 Feb 16 03:50 PM
Cannot delte a food item
Sorry guys, we're aware of this issue with deleting foods and are working to fix it. Should hopefully be resolved in the next little while. Please let us know if you run into any further issues/ ...
by FatSecret on 09 Feb 16 12:19 AM
Cannot Delete Food
Sorry guys, we're aware of this issue with deleting foods and are working to fix it. Should hopefully be resolved in the next little while. Thanks for your patience ;)
by FatSecret on 09 Feb 16 12:17 AM
Support from family
Your son sounds great! And you are a smart lady to let grumpy pants complaints roll right off your back. It sounds like your husband might resent your cheery yet determined ability to do something he ...
by kpwcalories on 08 Feb 16 12:38 PM