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6 Exercises to Loosen the IT Band

August 20, 2013

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I’ve received a nice amount of traffic on this website for my post “The best damn IT band stretch.” In the comments of that post I’ve repeatedly mentioned it’s not the only stretch I use, how some people shouldn’t do it, and it’s not the only method of loosening the IT band. Rather than continue […]

The best damn IT band stretch ever

March 4, 2012

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The most commonly cited reason for stretching the iliotibial (IT) Band is to alleviate knee pain. Before we can state the best way to stretch it, we need to talk about what the IT band is, and then how it influences knee pain.   What is the IT band? It’s imperative to note the IT […]