The World's Best IT Band Stretch by Ivan Blazquez. Twisted Supine Pigeon, aka Your New Favorite Hip Stretch. Stretches for the Piriformis to relieve hips and low back pain. Hip Flexor Magic! Effective Exercises to Target the Glutes. The glutes are one of the largest muscle groups in the body and are vital for both life and sport.
Unfortunately, dysfunctions elsewhere in the body can create problems in the glutes and hips. For example, dysfunction in the foot can translate into hip and glute dysfunction. The following exercises are designed to help offset dysfunction in the glutes by increasing lateral and pelvic stability and eccentric control, and by generating power through extension.