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Standing IT Band Stretch

Angle-Based Images: Standing IT Band Stretch Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing IT Band Stretch Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing IT Band Stretch Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing IT Band Stretch Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing IT Band Stretch Video
Standing IT Band Stretch: Step 1
Step 1 Stand tall and cross one leg in front of the other. Raise one arm high overhead. It should be the arm on the same side as your back leg.
Standing IT Band Stretch: Step 2
Step 2 Bend to one side until you feel a stretch and hold for the prescribed time. Return to starting position.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Avoid stretching too far. Ease into the stretch and hold it at a point that's only mildly uncomfortable.

Avoid twisting at the hip. Keep your hips square throughout the stretch.

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