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Tone Up Tuesday: Moves to Help You Improve! Foam Roll: Front of Thigh

Posted May 01 2012 12:57pm

Avoid a painful Patella

Petellofemoral pain is one  of the most common types of knee pain. Usually characterized by pain beneath the kneecap (patella) that gets worse after working out. A lot of runners have weak or tight muscles which can usually be the cause. With more people getting out and running we’ll be posting more exercises that we recommend to target those tight and weak areas to help stabilize your knee.   

  

 Muscles Worked

 

Start
1. Lie on stomach with foam roll under front of thigh, upper body supported on forearms.

Movement
1. Slowly roll front of thigh; apply pressure on tender spots for 30 seconds.

Trigger Point Perf…

 

(Source:  blog.madsweat.com )

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