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ITB-Stretch-WEB

Stretching the ITB is slightly different from stretching other muscles, as the ITB is a thick, fibrous band rather than an elastic muscle.

  1. Stand upright and cross your right leg behind your left.
  2. Lean slightly forwards and to your left side until you feel a stretch on the outside of your right leg.
  3. Lean on a chair/wall if needed. Hold for 30 secs.
  4. Repeat 3 times.
  5. Change legs, cross your left leg behind your right. Hold for 30 secs.ITB-Stretch-WEB
  6. Repeat 3 times.
  7. Stretch twice daily, before and after exercise.

Rudi van Zyl