Coming out of a period of ITBS, I recovered while doing Eric's core strength and stability exercises. I could feel how my muscle balance during runs shifted from quad dominance (and a bit of a…Continue
Thanks for this post. Hip flexors/quad flexors are extremely important. Our body works as a unit so everything is important based on how the body operates and moves.
When running, we have 5 forces that create rotation. Four of these…"
"An update from my side:A visit to a biokineticist revealed that my right leg's internal rotators were very weak compared to my tight external rotators. Consistently foam rolling my hamstrings and glutes, while strengthening my internal rotators…"
"Hey Niel - I would focus on perfect the Fit Ball Lunge sequence. This is really aimed to target overall muscle imbalances that cause the tightness, and specifically ITBS.
I would also work on these fit ball exercises to compliment the…"
Coming out of a period of ITBS, I recovered while doing Eric's core strength and stability exercises. I could feel how my muscle balance during runs shifted from quad dominance (and a bit of a butt-out posture) to utilising the glutes and calves more. I also did hip flexor / TFL stretches to ease tension on the ITB. All went well...Until I sat for a long time again (10 hour drive), after which my right hip (TFL, I guess) got tight again and cause ITBS symptoms to return. It went away after a…See More