Pinner said: Knee Pain? Start Doing These Exercises ASAP: As many a runner (including me!) can confirm, your iliotibial (IT) band, a thick band of tissue that runs from your hips to your knee and shin on the outer side of each leg, should not be ignored.
Floor Y-T-I Raises: These three exercises target the muscles of your upper back that stabilize your shoulder blades--particularly the trapezius. They also strengthen your shoulder muscles in every direction.
5 Beginner Yoga Poses for Open Hips (and a FREE poster). - Social Hermit Yoga for Beginners: Check out these beginner yoga poses for more open hips. Click through for a FREE poster with more modifications.