About 2 months ago I suffered shin splints and I was not able to run for about a month. Luckily, I stumbled upon a book that presents running training while recovering from an injury. My objective for writing this article is for a number of runners who are “not being able to exercise” in the presence of a shoulder, knee, back, or ankle injury.
While you want to follow the doctor’s recommendation for movement about an injured joint, there’s no reason that you can’t stay in lean, fit shape while rehabilitating. It’s just going to take a modification of your training program – the key being to keep stress off the affected area. Try the following workout programs with these 4 common injuries. -- Training Through Injury