The Globe and Mail: Do your legs feel overly sore after cycling? Six mistakes to watch for

The question: Spin classes have caused my IT bands to hurt. I have been told to use foam rollers to massage my legs. Is that true and should I be doing anything else?

The answer: Absolutely, keep using the roller. But massaging your legs, although great, is reactive, not proactive.

The IT band (iliotibial band) is a tendon that runs lengthwise up the side of your thighs (under the side seem of your pants), connecting your bum to your knees. READ MORE

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