The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
Latest Article

The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
More Recent Articles
Contrast Training for Size
By: Lee Boyce
An Interview with Marianne Kane of Girls Gone Strong
By: Jordan Syatt
What Supplements Should I be Taking? By: Jay Wainwright
Bench Like a Girl By: Julia Ladewski
Some Thoughts on Building a Big Pull By: Christopher Mason

Facebook Join Facebook Group       Twitter Follow on Twitter       rss Subscribe via RSS
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: shin splints

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    140

    shin splints

    i was jogging/walking for cardio but i had to quit recently to rest because i have shin splints so bad i have swollen places on my shinbones. it got really painful to run or walk. ive rested the past 3 weeks and it seems to be improving. also reduced my self to just fast walking. but if i try to jog it starts hurting again.
    how can i get rid of this? ive tried fighting through the pain it just still hurts. tough is tough, but i can only go so far when im only hurting myself. the shoes i run in are nike air monarch cross training. i dont get it....any advice?
    6'4"
    266 lbs.(w/adamantium bonded bones)

  2.    Support Wannabebig and use AtLarge Nutrition Supplements!


  3. #2
    ANVIL POWER Detard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    5,549
    Ice your shins and knees to help make them go away. Maybe you need to learn how to run (as funny as that sounds, some people do not know how to run properly which can lead to health problems)
    w:225lbs. h:5'10.
    630/385/545/1560
    Journal | Vids

    "im ready for the ladies too, my stomach has never been bigger and ive never been hairier." - Stumprrp

    TJW

  4. #3
    Senior Member cwoodrb105's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
    Posts
    157
    I went through shin splints this football season and I know how bad it is. However, yours does seem a bit worse then mine. What I did was tape up my ankles up to my lower shin and taped it tight. My athletic trainer did this for me so you may not have that available to you. Also, before running I would take 2 ibuprofen. Other then that, I was told with time it would go away, and sure enough it did. As far as I know it's caused by a couple of factors. They can include not running correctly, running on a surface too soft or too hard, shoes, and running actually too much after not running much before, or even not at all. Good luck with this, and if it keeps bothering you I'd suggest going to a doctor. Could be torn muscles behind your shin or even your shin having stress fractures, at the worst

    EDIT: there was also many stretches I did to make these suckers go away. Painful, but beneficial.
    Last edited by cwoodrb105; 01-03-2009 at 10:52 PM.
    AGE: 16
    HEIGHT: 5'9 1/2
    WEIGHT: 176
    BENCH MAX: 255
    SQUAT MAX: 445
    POWER CLEAN MAX: 205
    PUSH PRESS MAX: 205
    http://www.wannabebigforums.com/showthread.php?t=120619
    My journal.

Similar Threads

  1. shin splints from calf exercises?
    By Corey170 in forum Bodybuilding & Weight Training
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-05-2008, 02:50 AM
  2. Shin splints
    By FlipYa4Fake in forum Bodybuilding & Weight Training
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-01-2007, 07:18 PM
  3. shin splints?
    By McVein in forum General Chat
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 08-10-2006, 05:04 PM
  4. Shin Splints???
    By HalleluYAH in forum Bodybuilding & Weight Training
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 03-30-2005, 09:30 PM
  5. ETS & shin splints
    By Organichu in forum AtLarge Nutrition Supplements
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 03-18-2005, 07:55 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •