Chris Froome's back problem under control

Sky physio Dan Guillemette explains that specific exercises help keep Chris Froome's back problems under control

Chris Froome on stage four of the 2014 Criterium du Dauphine

(Image credit: Watson)

Chris Froome's lingering back injury continues to be an issue for the Tour de France champion, but he is keeping it in check with specific exercises so that it does not pose a problem when he starts the Tour in July.

"If he wasn't focused and professional, then chances are, his problem could've come back again," team Sky's lead physiotherapist, Dan Guillemette told Cycling Weekly. "The issues resolved now, he hasn’t had symptoms since before Tirreno-Adriatico."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.