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This video collection is all about getting a stronger back. Enjoy a variety of fitness genres for back training including Yoga, strength, barre and Pilates. Learn how to manage common back conditions with many therapeutic exercises. These videos showcase a variety of modification techniques and fitness tools to strengthen the muscles of the lower back, mid-back, and upper back. Several of these videos also combine shoulder and arm training for a complete back strengthening experience

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  • Video 465 | Mobility Challenge: Day 4 (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    On Day 4 of the mobility series, we will look to strengthen the muscles involved in pulling things towards our body. The motions include shoulder extension, shoulder abduction / retraction, and elbow flexion. Within this, we also look at the spine's involvement in the pull.

    We begin by explorin...

  • Video 448 | Chair TheraBand and Back Workout (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This seated resistance band workout that is not only joint friendly, but allows you to practice the entire routine from a chair! This workout is designed to strengthen and tone the areas of the back and shoulders. Using a TheraBand, we will be anchoring the band under the body and against the ch...

  • Video 440 | Yoga for Inflexible People: Back (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Many people think that Yoga is only for highly flexible people, especially due to the image that we see in marketing. However, with the use of Yoga props, we can make the postures accessible to everyone. Props make feel so much more comfortable, improving one's understanding of the pose.

    We wi...

  • Live Event | Alignment-Based Flow Yoga Back Bending (60 mins) with Lauren Eirk

    In this Flow Style Yoga class, experience a rhythmic pased, alignment-focused class. The asanas chosen for this practice include some of the most fundamental backward-bending postures in Hatha Yoga, designed to gently engage spinal and hip extensor muscles

    We will begin with a warm up to egage ...

  • Video 395 | Superset Back Training (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This resistance training workout will explore the "superset" or long set of exercises using dumbbells for resistance and a chair for support. Supersets can increase the difficulty of the workout and improve muscle gain since you can get more done in the time you have. Performing exercises with ...

  • Video 394 | Back Therapy Ball (15 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This 15 minute routine will teach you some of the most important exercises to do for the lower back and surrounding joints. The stability ball is often used in rehab and physical therapy because it gets you off the floor and allows you to safely move through a greater resisted range of motion. ...

  • Video 384 | Gentle Hip and Back Yoga (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This gentle Yoga routine will lower your stress, activate underperforming muscles, and help rejuvenate your body. You will need a chair for the entire practice. This routine is a slower-paced Yoga practice for all fitness levels, since the chair makes it easier to transition from one move to th...

  • Video 382 | Essential Back and Shoulder Isometrics (45 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Positional isometric strength training can build strength, improve muscle contractions, lower risk of injury, reduce inflammation, increase bone density, burn fat, and help with mobility.

    In this workout, we will use bodyweight, the floor, and a ThreraBand to create resistance for the back and...

  • Video 374 | Holistic Back Care (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Dealing with Back pain on a daily basis can be a huge challenge. Conventional methods include stretching, trying to strengthen the abdominal muscles, and various medical interventions.

    In this video, practice several exercises that target muscles around the lower back for a full body approach...

  • Video 366 | Back in Shape (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Stiffness in the lower back is often caused by weakness of the surrounding muscles. Bending backwards is not a motion that many of us train during the day, and the stability ball is the best tool to use for training this region.

    The ball will get you off the floor in many traditional trunk ex...

  • Live Event with Lauren Eirk | Back and Shoulders

    This week features the "anti-sit" methodology. In order to have good posture and place less compressive forces on the spine, it is important to train the upper body positions that are not active during sitting unless we consciously engage them. Experience Yoga, Pilates and therapeutic strength ...

  • Video 354 | Lower Back Mobility (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    The lower back is a common area of tension with a lot of people due to joint wear and repetitive activities. In this workout, we begin with some mobility evaluation techniques followed by some core isometrics. Next we will be moving in and out of positions to create some great muscle contractio...

  • Video 330 | Low Back Tension Rx (15 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    After we have been in one position for a while, such as prolonged sitting, it is common to suffer from lower back tightness and stiffness. Learning how to address your joint range of motion while strengthening areas of weakness can improve range of motion. Do this routine before you exercise, a...

  • Video 316 | Isometric Sidebend Boost (15 minute routine) with Lauren Eirk

    If you need a quick boost, this 15-minute bodyweight routine will help you strengthen core muscles and help give you improved spinal stability using a series of sidebend isometric exercises for the hip and spinal joints. In the spine, this is lateral flexion. In the hips, this is abduction and ...

  • Video 314 | Isometric Hip-Core Extension Boost (15 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    If you need a quick boost, this 15-minute bodyweight routine will help you strengthen core muscles and help give you improved spinal stability using a series of extension-based isometric exercises for the hip and spinal joints. This is a bodyweight workout with no props required.

    Think of this...

  • Video 303 | C.P.I. Low Back Therapy (30 Minute Routine) with Lauren Eirk

    If you suffer from Chronic Pain and Inflammation in the Lower Back, this 30 minute seated and standing workout can be a way to start you on your journey of healing. If you are a desk worker, many of these exercises can be done from a chair. Learn specific isometric exercises to strengthen the mu...

  • Video 283 | Yoga Therapy for the Lower Back (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This practice can be done with any fitness level! You will need a chair for some of the exercises as well as a Yoga block and strap. The routine starts from standing and progresses to the floor to target common issues with lower back to improve posture and increase mobility.

    The therapeutic se...

  • Video 282 | Yoga Therapy for the Upper Back (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This mindful Yoga practice uses twists, side bends, forward bends, and backbends from Yoga in a therapeutic way to activate muscle weaknesses in the upper back and shoulders.

    This practice can be done with any fitness level! You will need a chair for some of the exercises in this practice as w...

  • Video 237 | Pilates Ball for the Back (30 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    The stability ball is is known for its ability to adjust to the curves of the spine to make core exercises more effective. In this workout, you will feel confident moving into various positions that extend the spine and hips.
    The routine starts with rhythmic motions to warm up the trunk and sp...

  • Video 229 | FIS Back Workout (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This FIS Muscle Focus workout targets the Back. This session begins by connecting breath with movement to engage muscles of the trunk and spine as a warm-up. As you begin to notice your range of motion, you will see what areas of your body need attention. Using many core positions, target shou...

  • Video 038 | How to have a Strong and Healthy Back with Lauren Eirk

    Back Pain is common in our culture, which can result from injury but also as a byproduct of aging and sedentary lifestyles. In this video, experience several common yoga postures with specific directional cues to help you evaluate where your range of motion deficits are coming from and how to be...

  • Video 047 | Yoga Therapy Ball for the Low Back with Lauren Eirk

    Experience how the stability ball can offer support and open up range of motion for the trunk and spine, providing an opportunity for greater strengthening and stabilization challenges. Decrease pain and increase flexibility with this therapeutic routine!

    Fitness Integrated Science™ is a fitnes...

  • Video 056 | Strengthen Your Back with Lauren Eirk

    Mobility issues in the back have a lot to do with strength. In this video, learn how to target muscles in the trunk that extend the spine, hips and shoulders using a weighted bar in various strategic ways. Range of motion will improve when the muscles that move the joints contract better!

    Fit...

  • Video 059 | Back Pain Help with Lauren Eirk

    Dealing with Back pain on a daily basis can be a huge challenge. Conventional methods include stretching, trying to strengthen the abdominal muscles, and various medical interventions. In this video, learn several basic Yoga isometrics that can bring about a tremendous amount of relief in the b...