Recovery from Lower Leg Injuries

The truth is that it can take months to come back after a sidelining lower leg injury caused by running or participation in other types of sports and exercise. It is one of the more frustrating aspects of running, as additional injuries can occur if you try to get back out there too soon. However,…

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Shin Splints Prevention Exercise

If you have ever had shin splints or know someone who has experienced it, you know you do not want to be sidelined by this painful and debilitating injury. Runners and athletes have searched for ways to stop shin splints from happening. By far the best answer to this question is to perform lower leg…

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Prevent Shin Splints and Other Running Injuries

You likely became a runner for the health of it. Running provides all over body exercise, fresh air, and a great way to release all the tension and stress that you collect throughout the day. Unfortunately, running isn’t just as easy as putting on a pair of shoes and hitting the pavement. In fact, there’s…

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Shin Strengthening Exercises for Runners

While athletes across many different sports and fitness groups can be impacted by shin splints, runners are by far the most common. In most cases, shin splints with either start small or hit you all of a sudden, leaving you in debilitating pain around the shin bone. The pain can come either on the front…

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Shin Splints Prevention and Training

One of the most common injuries that plague runners is something known as shin splints. You’ll definitely know that something is wrong if you are afflicted with this type of pain. Most people typically feel pain on the outside front area of the lower leg, which is known as anterior shin splints. Another type of…

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If you are age 50 or older, one of the most important things that you can do for your health and longevity is to focus on lower leg strength. Building up strength in the lower leg area is much more important than most people realize. After the age of 50, people begin to lose muscle…

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Treadmill

For many of us, as the temperature sinks closer to the freezing point, so does the temptation of bundling up for an outdoor run. Sure, once fall starts, it’s pretty novel not having to mop sweat from your eyes after the second lap around the track. But once you start to see your breath ahead…

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ShinTekk Best Practices Coach with TRX

What athletic trainers do changes lives, period. Clients working with trainers may start with a chronic injury, a lack of strength or low cardio capacity. By following your coaching, instruction and lead, their bodies can be transformed. But, even the most talented of trainers can struggle to fill their client calendar. It’s an epic business…

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running-with-hot-dogs

Hot Dogs At the ballpark? Good. On a run? Not so much! Whether you’re a novice runner, training for a road race, or a veteran running coach, sometimes the best running companion is your dog. To those of us with four-legged running partners, we know you both enjoy the cardio bliss and runners’ high and…

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A Thank You Letter from One of Your Runners Shins

I don’t usually write notes like this. Mostly, I just do my job and the cheering of the crowd is all the thanks I need. So, why am I writing this thank you letter to you (our athletic trainer) now? Because for the first time in a long time, I feel stronger than I ever…

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