CrossFit Train's 5th Anniversary Party!!!

Saturday starting at 6pm! And going until ???

Potluck style, bring meat to grill, side dishes, desserts, drinks, and some chairs!!!

If you have any fun party games bring those too!!!

 

WOD:   8/04/16

5 rounds for time of:
14 Deadlifts 225/155
40 Air squats
14 Handstand push-ups

 

 

Tight IT band, but hate foam rolling?

 

Check this website out for a great review of how to actually relieve tension in your IT band without having to suffer on the foam roller! 

 http://sequencewiz.org/2014/05/28/it-band-stretching-it-band-rolling-it-band-tightness/

 

I will add, there are great foam roller/super nova mobilizations you can do to help break up adhesions between the IT band and the underlying tissue. However, the biggest takeaway from the linked article is that IF you are experiencing issues from your tight IT band and not getting relief from a foam roller you may need to redirect your attention upstream to the TFL. To make TFL mobilization extra potent perform the suggested mobilization and then spend some time on a glute medius activation. For instance:

 

Happy IT bands, happy life... right?

 

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