Our expert says:
Could be a few things.
Foremost is stretching and warming up before exercise. A minute or two may not be enough in your case.
Another cause can be overstriding. As you progress with your run, you may find that your stride decrease in length causing less pain in the shin region.
Surface changes. if your initial surface is hard and then changes to softer or less cambered that can be a cause.
Muscle imbalances where one is stronger than the other.
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