How-to strengthen your hips and heal knee pain

According to a new study presented on June 4 at the 55th Annual American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, strengthening your hips can alleviate runner's knee or patellofemoral pain (PFP). Here are some how-to videos demonstrating exercises for hip strengthening and flexibility.

Hip and glut exercises for runners with Amy Rudolph (two-time Olympic runner): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbOVWfnYiG0

Hip strength and flexibility with a resistance tube (cabaret cats): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbZey6xM0VA

Lunges (twist, bent-over), bridge w/ball by CruzCountry fitness: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RJWdswix44

Hip abductor strengthening with wide resistance band:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rb9uGfK3b28 (single-leg squat)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJWq2j_5NeA
(squatted side walk)

Single-leg squats from BodyRock.TV: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqmYSjE6C2Y

Polymetric drills from the Ottawa Inline Skating Club: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLZJ8ZxMKRA

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