Cause, treatments, and prevention of shin splints

Shin splints!!! RUN!!!! Yes it is words that runners hate to hear. I get it, as when I first started to run, again, shin splints were there loud and proud! But I over came them and have never had them reappear(knock on wood). First off, What are shin splints? It is pain along the tibia, or shin bone. It is the large bone on the front of … Continue reading Cause, treatments, and prevention of shin splints

I wined, I dined, I CONQUERED

I can comfortably say that this was the most EPIC race I have ever done! From the start of the Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend, until the end, FULL of memories!!! Let me start at the beginning…. We checked into the Hilton Bonnet Creek on Friday, the day before the race. Yes, I know, I live nearby but for every runDisney race we stay in or … Continue reading I wined, I dined, I CONQUERED

“It’s like running on clouds.”

I was recently sent a complimentary pair of shoes from ASICS. I already run in the ASICS GT-2000 and have been for years now. Thanks to ASICS for loving and following my blog they sent me a pair of Gel-Kayano 21 to take out for a run.   One major thing that I noticed was the bounce back. It was an incredibly light form of support. … Continue reading “It’s like running on clouds.”

An ice wrap you don’t need to freeze?

I am sure you all know how much I use and trust ice therapy to repair and restore muscles, right? I believe cold therapy is one of the best forms to help ease pain and help repair any damage or strain from running. R.I.C.E (Rest Ice Compress Elevate) is the best for immediate treatment for not so serious injuries. It helps reduce swelling and the … Continue reading An ice wrap you don’t need to freeze?

Are you having problems with shin splints??

I hear the word shin splints and I cringe! It is a common running injury we sometimes get! I know I have written and talked about it before, but I am refreshing your memory to help you out! MOST COMMON CAUSES: Overpronation Improper or not enough stretching Worn out/ Improper shoes Running surfaces Running form Having Anterior shin splints, which is towards the outside of … Continue reading Are you having problems with shin splints??

The icing answer to Shin Splints!!!!

As runners we push our bodies to the edge of their ability and then wait patiently for them to heal into a slightly stronger machine. In our training we push ourselves to go longer or faster  past the level of comfort. So, we deplete our fuel sources and can cause some stress on our muscles. Taking care of our bodies post run is important, if … Continue reading The icing answer to Shin Splints!!!!