Beat Shin Splints with
Everyday many sportsmen and women professional and amateur alike are devastated by the news
they have Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) commonly referred to as Shin Splints.
If you are one of them you will know that the main causes of shin splints are repetitive take-offs from hard surfaces, impact, over training, sudden start
/stops, incorrect form and over pronation (eversion)of the foot ect..
Which is why Shin splints effects almost all types of athletes including Runners,
Footballers, Basketball players, Tennis Players, Rugby Players, and Gymnasts to name but a few.
You will also be aware of the two types of pain Shin Splints cause.
One, the physical pain such has tenderness to the lower Tibia (shin bone), swelling, and the
pain triggered by loading the leg or when the toes and ankle point downwards. (Plantar Flexion)
The second has far more reaching consequences; it’s the pain of not being able train or
take part in ones sport or activity.
This is because the first thing you must do to avoid a chronic condition is to give up
training/competition as early as possible and you should not resume again until there is no pain under load and the
tenderness over the Tibia has gone.
This inability to train has a devastating effect on an athlete’s fitness which leaves many
struggling to regain “match fitness” for weeks and even months after training as been able to resume.
Impact FreeTraining with the
The X-iser used in
a Backwards Position
The best way to maintain your anaerobic,/aerobic fitness as well as muscle strength,
endurance, power , speed and agility is to use the X-iser.
The X-iser is a unique piece of Fitness Training Equipment that allows you to perform high intensity sprint
interval training (HISIT) impact free, while its patented variable resistance will allow a non
impact endurance workout if preferred.
Further, the X-iser can be used in a backward position for working dorsi flexion range of motion (toes and ankle
pointing upwards) thus reliving pain caused by plantar flexion (toes and ankle pointing down) it also
helps tibialis anterior development, a muscle which supinates (inverts) the foot.
This will help counter over pronation (eversion) of the foot which is one of the common causes of shin
Not only will the X-iser maintain your fitness during your recovery period it will improve it.
And because prevention is better that cure using the X-iser regularly will help you stay injury free in future
Furthermore and more importantly by including the X-iser in your normal training routine in future it will help you
break the pain cycle and stay injury free.
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* Always consult your Doctor before starting a training programme