Was delighted I managed to complete wk 1 as unfit and overweight, however, on wk2 run 1 I changed my running style as per Laura's advice re heel striking ground first and had pain on both inner shins - assumed this was just from using different muscles so carried on following the programme with my new running style. Really struggled with wk 2 run 2 - thought my shins were going to explode! Would I be right in assuming this is shin splints? Gutted if I can't continue with podcasts as really need to keep the momentum going. Had an extra rest day today and am icing shins just now. Don't want to miss another day. Any one else had same problems with heel running? Any tips on how to proceed please?
Week 2 run 1 & 2 shin pain: Was delighted I... - Couch to 5K
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