Another credential to add to forefoot strike running’s impressive resume is that it may prevent IT band pain and injury as compared with heel strike running.
Tips and advice on how to prevent outer knee pain when running.
The main causes of IT band syndrome in heel strike runners and how switching to forefoot running helps the condition.
Running with bent knees is safe for forefoot runners, but may cause knee pain from it band compression in heel strike runners.
Here are the 2 common myths of the running-related iliotibial band syndrome causes. It was assumed the cause of ITBS was due to an inflamed bursa (bursitis) ‘supposedly’
The main cause of IT band pain in runners is a compressed fat pad from crossover running (running with a very narrow step-width).
Lateral knee pain when running is a common complaint of many runners, but there is a simple fix for the condition.