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10 Actionable ways to avoid shin splints during strength training

10 Actionable Ways to Avoid Shin Splints During Strength Training

If you have ever experienced gruelling pain along the large front bone in your lower leg after running or just after work out, then you are quite familiar with shin splints. Shin splints after strength training are pretty commonplace. Your doctor may also refer to the splints as medial tibial stress syndrome. It is caused …

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10 Tips on How to Strengthen Tendons and Avoid Injuries

10 Tips on How to Strengthen Tendons and Avoid Injuries

Keeping your tendons healthy is key to ensuring you avoid injury and can keep working out.  Tendons are fibrous connective tissue made of collagen that enables movement and stabilizes the skeleton. Research suggests that tendons are smart tissue that can sense and adapt to chronic mechanical loading.  However, tendons degrade slightly due to training and …

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