Okay ive been having problems with injuries. This had a significant effect on my bowling in matches. I often bowled short spells or opted not to bowl towards the end of the season. I appear to have inflamed muscles in my legs which is frustrating or shin splints it is sometimes called i only bowl medium pace but noticed the problem occuring again at a net yesterday. It felt almost like my shin bone had shifted slightly but wasnt too bad. I turned to bowling leg spin after this though. I can't shorten my run up as thats where i get my rhythm from and most of my pace. I wondered if its because of the weight im carrying im about 90 kilos i think and 175 cm or 5ft 9. I swim for a club twice a week but feel i should go running as this is what bowling is or what i use my legs for when bowling obviously. However dont know for how long before the season how often or how far. I also dislike running and am asthmatic so yeah any ideas on how to get fit and drop a few pounds if this is the conrtibuting to my problems.