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For Runners, Preventing Shin Splints is Actually Pretty Easy (with Video)

When it comes to any injury that runners must deal with, we need to remember that it’s always wiser to focus on prevention than to be forced to deal with treatment options after the fact.

And when it comes to preventing shin splints, you don’t have to do a lot to reap the benefits and stay injury free (at least in terms of shin splints) for many years of running.

If you have any questions about these exercises, or other aspects of dealing with shin splints, please drop me a note by visiting the contact page on my website.

And make sure you check out the other posts in this series, where I look at what causes shin splints, and what the best options are for treating shin splints if you have them.

How to Treat Shin Splints for Runners (with Video)

If you’ve ever had shin splints, you know that it’s a painful injury that can take FOREVER to completely go away.

In this week’s video, I’m continuing the shin splints series by talking about how to treat shin splints, especially for us runners.

Please be forewarned, you may not like what I have to say in the video, but if you want to kick your shin splints as fast as possible this is the best advice I can possibly give.

If you missed last week’s video, make sure you check it out because I talked about what causes shin splints and exactly what the injury is.

Exactly What Causes Shin Splints Anyway? (with Video)

Shin splints are a relatively common running injury, especially among new runners, and are also one of the easiest running injuries to prevent.

In today’s video, I’ll be spilling the beans on what causes shin splints and what is actually happening when you are dealing with shins that feel like they are on fire!

Do you have a case of the shin splints that won’t quit? Check out part two of this post/video series, where I talk about how to treat shin splints.

Preventing Plantar Fasciitis is Easier Than You Might Think (with Video)

 

Instead of waiting for your feet to start barking at you, why don’t you try preventing plantar fasciitis instead?

Would you be surprised to know that plantar fasciitis is actually pretty easy to prevent, as long as you’re willing to do a few simple exercises a few times a week? Because honestly, that’s really all it takes.

Enjoy the final segment of the plantar fascia series, and if you have any questions about any of the exercises please let me know.

And in case you missed the first two videos in this series, here you go:

Are You a Believer that an Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure When It Comes to Running Ailments? Why or Why Not?

You’ve Heard of Plantar Fasciitis, But What is the Plantar Fascia? (with Video)

Many runners have dealt with a plantar fascia issue at some point.

While many are familiar with the term plantar fasciitis, and are quick to self-diagnose the ailment as well, very few runners know what the plantar fascia actually is and what it does.

In this video, I’ll discuss what exactly the plantar fascia is, what it does structurally, and why it’s a common injury for runners of all skill and experience levels.

Have You Ever Dealt With a Case of Plantar Fasciitis?