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Standing IT Band Stretch Exercise

Standing IT Band Stretch

Starting Position Stand tall with your legs together, arms relaxed and back straight. Step your right leg behind your left leg, toes pointing forward and legs straight. Put your left hand on your hip and reach your right arm up in line with the shoulder.

Action Breathe slowly and steadily as you push your hips toward the right and reach your right arm overhead and to the left. Hold the stretch for 10-30 seconds. Switch sides.

Special Instructions For a deeper stretch, keep your feet farther apart, bend the knee of your front leg and keep the back knee straight. Keep your shoulders relaxed.