Posts tagged "exercises for runners"

Easiest way to prevent shin splints

My favorite way to prevent shin splints is walking in the sand.  However, when the beach is not available I rely on heel walking.  Heel walking can be done in shoes or barefoot.  It is a simple exercise you can do to strengthen the muscle that runs along the shin (the anterior tibilias).  If you... Read more »

5 Best IT Band Exercises

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Here my favorite 5 exercises to strengthen the IT Band.  They are not all specifically IT band exercises, but they are for the overall health of the IT.  These 5 exercises are my top 5 for keeping the IT band healthy.  Most articles on the IT band always reference runners. The truth is anyone with an athletic hobby that has a lot of repetitive movement should be incorporating these exercises...