Tight IT Band? 3 Simple Exercises to Fix it Now

While it is more commonly known as "runner's knee," IT band friction syndrome does not spare cyclists. Symptoms include pain on the outside of the knee, tenderness and sometimes swelling.

If you've been riding for a while, chances are you've experienced it. Here, we take a look at what exactly IT band friction syndrome is, and more importantly, how to remedy the problem.

IT pain is typically associated with prolonged, repetitive activity. But more advanced cases may cause pain when simply walking or going up and down stairs. You may feel stiff or tight after periods of inactivity and especially after prolonged sitting.

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