Standing IT Band Stretch

The standing IT band stretch builds flexibility and increases the range of motion in the outer hip.


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    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.
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    Bend to one side until you feel a stretch and hold for the prescribed time. Return to starting position.

Trainer’s 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.