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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby philosophizer75 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:31 am

I used to get shin splints in high school during football 3-a-days at the start of the season in the summer.

The way the trainers back then explained it to me was that shin splints are a result of running on hard surfaces without the proper footwear. Apparantly since it was summertime the ground beneath the grass was drier and harder than it should've been for the cleats (not running shoes) I was wearing.

So my advice would be to get better running shoes and see if that helps.
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Postby SeldomSeen » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:46 pm

soccer10k wrote:Since I know we have some runners here...

I started going for runs about a month ago starting on a 2 mile loop on sidewalks/paved bike paths. The first couple times I didn't have any problem, other than having to walk for a bit a couple times during the run. Then, one time my shins really started hurting a little over a mile in and I walked the rest of the way. I thought maybe it was because I had just played a couple hours of racquetball the day before. So I took a couple days off (went for bike rides instead) and then went three times in five days with a rest day in between each time and had no issues with my shins. Took a few days off with work and went for a run on Friday and my shins hurt again. Took Saturday off and tried again on Sunday and had the same thing happen.

Each time they've gotten sore, it's lasted most of the time I've walked but within 10 minutes of getting home and not walking constantly (not necessarily even sitting down, since standing is okay), they'll stop hurting. Is this something that will go away as I keep at it or something bigger? If it's something that will go away, should I try to push through it or just go until they start hurting and slow down? Would going to the gym and running on a treadmill instead be better?

It's a little frustrating since I'm not out of breath when I have to stop and I know I could keep going if my shins weren't sore. Any advice is welcome.


Shin splints are frequently caused by over striding. If you are a long strider/ heel striker, you might think about shortening up and focusing on more of a midfoot landing. Increasing your cadence and gradually moving toward a lower drop shoe can be effective in alleviating shin splints.

http://running.competitor.com/2015/08/i ... -it_132726
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby DiceMan4221 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:07 am

SeldomSeen wrote:
soccer10k wrote:Since I know we have some runners here...

I started going for runs about a month ago starting on a 2 mile loop on sidewalks/paved bike paths. The first couple times I didn't have any problem, other than having to walk for a bit a couple times during the run. Then, one time my shins really started hurting a little over a mile in and I walked the rest of the way. I thought maybe it was because I had just played a couple hours of racquetball the day before. So I took a couple days off (went for bike rides instead) and then went three times in five days with a rest day in between each time and had no issues with my shins. Took a few days off with work and went for a run on Friday and my shins hurt again. Took Saturday off and tried again on Sunday and had the same thing happen.

Each time they've gotten sore, it's lasted most of the time I've walked but within 10 minutes of getting home and not walking constantly (not necessarily even sitting down, since standing is okay), they'll stop hurting. Is this something that will go away as I keep at it or something bigger? If it's something that will go away, should I try to push through it or just go until they start hurting and slow down? Would going to the gym and running on a treadmill instead be better?

It's a little frustrating since I'm not out of breath when I have to stop and I know I could keep going if my shins weren't sore. Any advice is welcome.


Shin splints are frequently caused by over striding. If you are a long strider/ heel striker, you might think about shortening up and focusing on more of a midfoot landing. Increasing your cadence and gradually moving toward a lower drop shoe can be effective in alleviating shin splints.

http://running.competitor.com/2015/08/i ... -it_132726

Or keep your butch long-strides and ignore the pain like the manly man you are. I mean, eventually all those tendons and stuff will completely tear off the shin and it won't bother you anymore.
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Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:27 am

If you cared about grinding your body to dust, you wouldn't have gotten into distance running anyway, right?
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:24 pm

Prophetic:

https://www.theonion.com/so-help-me-god ... 1819585017

You see, every single time you look away is another chance for me to cram as many of those colorful little things as I can into my mouth. And it’s during any of these moments, when you’re occupied by one of a million little daily distractions, that you’ll look down and I’ll be forearm-deep in the tub of pods with a whole slick of blue goo all over my chubby face.

You know, in some ways, I even enjoy our little chess match, even though I already know the sticky, satisfying outcome.

So allow me to reiterate: This is 100 percent going to happen. The sealed plastic bucket that holds the detergent pods is a welcome challenge to me. I’ll make short work of the lid and the inner zip-lock bag, and then all that stands between me and slurping down that glorious, vibrant liquid is a thin film of rapidly dissolving plastic that will melt away on my tongue like so much dust scattered by the wind. And at last, I will have what I want more than anything in this world.

Then, and only then, will I finally be free to eat out of the cat box.
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Postby Banedon » Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:27 pm



I cannot fathom why this is actually a thing. The pod eating, not the onion article.
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Postby Liam Neeson » Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:58 pm

Banedon wrote:


I cannot fathom why this is actually a thing. The pod eating, not the onion article.


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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:29 pm

I think the stupid trend speaks to the reality that those things do indeed look [expletive] delicious. They're like eggplants, or polar bears; they look like they would be wonderful things, but actually they're cruel jokes that will annihilate you the first chance they get.
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Postby Banedon » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:35 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:those things do indeed look [expletive] delicious.


You're not the first person I've seen say this and this is bizarre to me. You've been ranting in the other thread about how horrible STL pizza looks (not disagreeing necessarily) and somehow a horsefeathering tide pod looks delicious?
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby David » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:38 pm

Banedon wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:those things do indeed look [expletive] delicious.


You're not the first person I've seen say this and this is bizarre to me. You've been ranting in the other thread about how horrible STL pizza looks (not disagreeing necessarily) and somehow a horsefeathering tide pod looks delicious?


look at this closet provel lover we got over here (check the link i just posted in food monstrosities)
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:06 pm

Banedon wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:those things do indeed look [expletive] delicious.


You're not the first person I've seen say this and this is bizarre to me. You've been ranting in the other thread about how horrible STL pizza looks (not disagreeing necessarily) and somehow a horsefeathering tide pod looks delicious?


A lot of them straight up look like some kind of super candy. They're the household cleaning version of these diabolical bastards:

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THOSE CANDIES SHOULD BE DELICIOUS. Instead they taste like what Satan's butthole must taste like.
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