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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Black Toenails for Runners

Black Toenails for Runners

One issue distance runners commonly encounter is black toenails. The discoloration is actually a sign of bleeding below the surface of your nail. If you don’t trim your toenails, they will jam into your shoes as you run, causing this common and unsightly problem.* Keep your toenails well trimmed to avoid black toenails, also consider […]

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How to Prevent Shin Splints

How to Prevent Shin Splints

While walking and running make for a great cardio workout, they can be torture on your shins. The straining and over-stretching of your muscles on the periosteum bone can actually cause painful shin splints. Repetitive pounding on hard surfaces can cause the symptoms of shin splints to flare up.* Proper footwear, stretching and soft surfaces […]

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