• Why Your IT Band and a Foam Roller Don't Mix

    Why Your IT Band and a Foam Roller Don't Mix

    DEBUNKING THE MYTH OF FOAM ROLLING YOUR IT BAND by ALEISHA FETTERS Most exercisers roll out their IT band in an attempt to "relax a tight" IT band or otherwise deal with IT band syndrome. Typically diagnosed by pain felt on the outside of the knee, where the band attaches to bone. But here's the thing, when you roll out your IT band, you...
  • 3 Knee Stretches to Reduce Chronic Knee Pain

    3 Knee Stretches to Reduce Chronic Knee Pain

    With knees you need to be careful not to overuse or abuse. For women in particular, quadriceps muscles may be overdeveloped on the outside which can pull the kneecap off balance. The good news is that knee pain from overuse can usually be resolved with ice, rest, knee stretches and exercises that promote healing.With care and maintenance, your knees can be pain free. Try...
  • itBandz Featured in Evening Magazine Television News Show

    itBandz Featured in Evening Magazine Television News Show

    Last week, Stacia Pache, founder of ItBandz was featured in an interview with Evening Magazine. Check it out! Want to hear more about itBandz? Check out this interview she did with LA Talk Radio.
  • Did You Know These 5 Knee Facts?

    Did You Know These 5 Knee Facts?

    Our bodies are capable of some pretty incredible things, things we take for granted. Our knees are one of the most important joints in the human body and we may not pay them the attention they deserve. The knee assists in essential movements we use in everyday activities like walking, sitting, standing and running. We do't often think about the amazing things our bodies...
  • Bust Boredom With This Treadmill Workout

    Bust Boredom With This Treadmill Workout

    It seems the world is divided. A lot of runners will only run outside, and the rest of runners will only run on a treadmill. Very few choose both, everyone seems to have a clear preference. But sometimes, we don't always have the luxury of running outside. Maybe it's raining or snowing, or it's simply too cold to get in a good workout. On...
  • How to Dress for Running in the Rain

    How to Dress for Running in the Rain

    We're well into winter and instead of snow, many of us seem to be getting an abundance of rain! But unusual weather shouldn't stop you from achieving your running goals this season. Trust me, I would know about running in rain. Living in Seattle, I know a thing or two about running in rain. In fact, most of my runs seem to take place...
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