What is the Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITB)? Part 1

Anatomy of the itb-syndrome

Anyone who regularly exercises, particularly runners, will often describe how their ITB (Ilio Tibial Band) is tight. For this reason, they will spend time at length “rolling out”, often enduring considerable pain, to "loosen up" the outer part of the thigh. And while you roll out in agony, the … [Read more...]

Coaching Strategies For Barrier Heights During Plyometrics

multiple box jumps plyometics

This article is guest posted by Robert Marchetti of Rider University and organizer of the LinkedIn Track and Field Coaches Group with over 6000+ coaches. Robert also wrote Solving the Problem of a Short Step Phase Triple Jump. Coaching Strategies For Barrier Heights During Plyometrics This … [Read more...]