Sometimes you might just have shin pain, but If you flex your foot and your shin hurts, it’s most likely shin splints. This pesky problem usually starts after you’ve taken a break from running or sets in when you’re suddenly amped up your workout., and it can be caused by overpronation, worn-out shoes, insufficient stretching or excessive stress.
SOLUTION SHOE: Nike’s LunarGlide +4 has the overpronation support and extreme cushioning you need. Using floating technology in the heel clip, the shoe moves with the foot to help prevent it from rolling inward or outward, and the foam in the midsole creates a responsive buffer to absorb shock as you stride. ($120, nike.com)
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