How to Prevent Shin Splints on a Treadmill:
Running downhill, even at slight grades, creates extra stress on the shin bone, which can lead to shin splints, those pesky and painful microtears in tissue where muscle connects to the shin bone. Not a problem on the treadmill? Think again.
A zero incline on a treadmill mimics a slight downgrade — a negative incline, if you will. To avoid this problem, run with at least some incline when on a treadmill; we suggest keeping the incline set to at least one percent — this setting better simulates the environmental factors of running outside.
Another factor: the amount of time you’re spending in the gym. If you have recently increased your mileage on a treadmill, then be careful. A treadmill surface is consistent, whereas roads and trails vary, even when they are flat. As a result, every stride on a treadmill is the same, which can lead to overuse/repetitive injuries like shin splints. Try some preventative exercises, like walking on your tiptoes, to keep this common injury at bay.
I would definitey check out your blog but you’re on anon :( so idk who you are!
I am looking for more health blogs to follow! (fitblrs, healthblrs, vegan/vegetarian blogs, running, etc)
I will follow my new favorites and promote the ones I love to 12.5k+ !
Reblog this and feel free to message me about yourself as well(:
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April showers bring May flowers, right? Let’s start the month out right!
Come be my blog of the month for all of April!
- Must follow me
- Check out my current BOTM Ashleigh
- Reblogs only
- Healthy, body positive, supportive, kind blogs only
- Please have an about me section
- Send me a message, if you like, and tell me a bit more about yourself. I’ll be able to do my job better if I know you!
What’s in it for you?
- Initially, I’ll run a big post all about you, your journey, and what makes your blog such a perfect choice. This will be reblogged three times during the month, each Saturday. Here is Ashleigh’s post to give you an example.
- I’ll promo you every other day throughout the month.
- Any promo I give will have you featured to 3,000+ blogs
- You’ll be featured as a page on my blog.
- You’ll also be included in my BRAND NEW past BOTM page!
- We’ll be best friends forever!!
I’ll choose the blog on March 31st. And your month starts Tuesday, April 1st.
Happy reblogging, friends!
I have been there once before- it was forever ago though ! I think I got the Penne Rosa when I went and loved it !
Hey everyone! Yesterday was Ash Wednesday and I went to services with my roommate! I really enjoyed it- the church we went to was similar to one I went to as a child so it was nice to experience it again. However, I still don’t know what to give up for lent. I am really excited because my sister and I are joining a Christian group on campus and they have activities almost everyday so I cannot wait for that to start!
This weekend we are going camping and I cannot wait! I just hope it all works out as planned! And one week from now I will be in Italy! This is crazy!
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You look healthy.
And by that I don’t mean you look fat.
I mean your face isn’t grey any more, the circles under your eyes aren’t so dark. Your lips aren’t cracked and dry and your hair isn’t thinning and brittle. I mean you seem more focused when I talk to you, You actually look at me and listen rather than being so unable to stay still or think about anything other than your illness that your eyes dart around the room and you nod manically the whole time I’m speaking. You seem calmer, stiller, quieter. You’re easier to have a joke with and you take things on board much more than you used to.
I mean you laugh now, you’re less serious. There’s life about you, it’s in your eyes and your smile, it’s in the way you speak and even in the way you go about your daily tasks.
You look healthy. You look happy. It really, really suits you.
Really needed to post this right now. This is the only thing that ever helps me get even a little bit into wise mind about how I look. (via foreveralotus)
I love this so much!
I was looking up top things to give up for lent on this site and Tumblr made the list! It ranked #100 ! Who the heck would ever give this up?!
Any ideas on what I should give up?