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Discussion Topics => Hormesis => Topic started by: menging on October 31, 2011, 09:49:46 AM

Title: Shin conditioning
Post by: menging on October 31, 2011, 09:49:46 AM
Not sure if this has been posted before.

What are your thoughts on bone conditioning? As in kick a heavy bag a lot until the bones in your shin thicken in response to the stress.

Title: Re: Shin conditioning
Post by: Todd Becker on October 31, 2011, 04:32:37 PM
menging,

It may not be exactly the same thing as you have in mind, but take a look at this previous thread about "controlled body impact" and letting us know what you think:
http://forum.gettingstronger.org/index.php/topic,36.0.html

There is a fine line between useful hormesis and masochistic self-injury...

Todd