Why do I keep getting shin splints when running? Three causes that you can fix.

Why do I keep getting shin splints when running? Three causes that you can fix.

Ankle-Foot, Articles, Lower Body, Running
Why do I keep getting shin splints when running? Three causes that you can fix. Shin splints on day 3…with 50 days to go. In her quest to race the Appalachian Trail, ultra-distance runner Liz "Mercury" Anjos took a hard-and-fast approach right from the start. "I know 69 miles [the first day] sounds crazy, but I promise it was part of the strategy. …why not put in some big miles while I'm fresh, right off the bat?" Anjos said. While she accomplished her goal, achieving the fastest time ever by a woman on the northbound route, a nasty bout of shin splints nearly derailed her race by day three. A quick pivot in strategy to lower daily mileage goals enabled her to continue racing and finish the 2,190-mile course without…
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How To Choose Compression Socks or Sleeves for Shin Splints

How To Choose Compression Socks or Sleeves for Shin Splints

Ankle-Foot, Articles, Recovery, Running, Tactical
How To Choose Compression Socks or Sleeves for Shin Splints Many runners find compression socks or calf sleeves helpful to relieve shin splints pain. Both types of compression can work, but which one should you try first? Here are our recommendations: Try compression socks first if:  You have swelling below the ankle bonesYou have tendon pain around the ankle bonesYou have other foot issues such as plantar fasciitis or achilles tendinitis Try calf sleeves first if: You have large calf muscles that making sizing difficultYou get sweaty feet or deal with a lot of blistersYou have bunions (big toe deformity) For more in-depth explanation, including how to select the right size socks or sleeves, watch the video: https://youtu.be/24QU4Oz7Hhw Compression socks vs Compression sleeves —-Related Articles—- Why your shins hurt during…
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