Recovery

3 Foam Rolling Exercises For The Injury-Prone Runner

These exercises not only help if you are injured but can prevent future injury.

*Courtesy of Competitor.com

“Most runners who deal with IT band syndrome and tight leg muscles typically also have hip weakness, specifically in their glutes,” says Jason Hantavis, MSPT, CSCS, OCS. “Complementing foam rolling with hip abduction and glute-strengthening exercises will assist in rehabilitating an injury, or preventing one in the future.”

Photos by: James Carney