OUTER THIGH: IT BAND STRETCHES

Here are some simple static & dynamic stretching examples to learn how to stretch the IT Band, which is the muscle running along your outer thigh.  They are very effective to prevent and ease IT Band syndrome, Lower back & Hip pain.

 

Make sure you add them to your exercise routine, especially if you love running or cycling or any other strenuous cardio exercise. They can help you to prevent sports injuries & improve your performance. 

 

We recommend to include Dynamic Stretching at the beginning of your workouts. Dynamic stretches are active movements which help to warm up your joints safely, activate and loosen up your back muscles, improving flexibility and preventing injury. 

For your post-exercise cooldown routine, we recommend Static stretches (which are usually held for 10 to 30 seconds) or learn how to use a foam roller on the quads, as foam rolling this area is very simple and highly effective! 

Want to know more? Read our article   "Why Dynamic stretching is the best & safest way to warm up pre-run & exercise" 

"How to choose &use a Foam Roller in  the best way”

IT BAND STRETCHES

IT BAND STRETCHES

HOW TO USE A FOAM ROLLER ON THE IT BAND

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