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Yeah, seems like I need to take a slightly different approach as well. Lateral quad, itb tightness, and slight pain returned. I can keep it at bay by smashing, light adduction, and posterior strength exercises(one legged dls, hamstring curls, x-band walks, etc. I haven’t been focusing on my core much at all besides the dls and some isometric side planks every couple workouts.
Are you doing something like this: