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Why 'Toughing Out' Shin Splints Is a Terrible Idea for Athletes

Overuse injuries tend to creep up on you and slowly get worse until you are no longer able to compete. Many runners deal with shin splints at some poi...

Fix Nagging Shin Splints With This Rehab Plan

Shin Splints – A Multifaceted Approach Todd Sabol MS, AT Almost 100% of the time, musculoskeletal issues are the result of multiple variables breaking...

The 7 Most Common Injuries in Sports and Training (and How to Avoid Them)

Sports and recreation are good ways to have fun while working out and staying in shape, but all it takes is one injury to keep you on the bench...

An Athlete's Guide to Stress Fractures

There's hardly a competitive athlete out there who's never suffered a stress fracture and that goes double for female athletes. But what's the deal with...

A Workout That Provides the Many Benefits of Running Backwards

I've learned some of the best things from old football coaches and Backwards Running is the all time greatest! I once had shin splints and no matter...

How to Treat the 5 Most Common Sports Injuries

Athletes push their bodies through a lot on the court or field, which means they're prone to minor bumps and bruises. However, sometimes athletes will...

Oklahoma City Thunder Forward Mitch McGary is Looking Lean and Mean During NBA Summer League

Once a standout forward for the University of Michigan, Mitch McGary had a tough rookie season for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Last pre-season, he ...

How to Choose the Best Running Shoe for Yourself

Unlike most team sports, cross country is the one sport where you need very little gear or equipment. However, one of the few and most important pieces...

Why Your Shin Splints Aren't Really Shin Splints

Junk terms do not exist in the context most people think. We use the term all the time and it's been an accepted injury. WebMD lists it as pathology...

How to Train With Shin Splints

Photo: Racetri Shin splints are one of the most common injuries among runners. They are characterized by pain and inflammation along the inside of the...

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