Core Strength

Core Strength

Core Strength is paramount in any fitness program. This video collection is comprised of exercises that target your core, allowing you to move in a variety of planes of motion with improved range on motion and strength. Our core includes many muscles that attach to our rib cage, pelvis, scapulae and spinal column. They are considered our "power center", continuously transferring forces to and from from our limbs. Improve your posture, respiration, and overall strength with intelligent core training

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Core Strength
  • Video 080 | Stronger Abs with Theraband (30 minute workout) with Lauren Eirk

    In this video, practice many exercises that are designed to strengthen and tone the abdominal region using elastic resistance from the Theraband combined with body mass, speed, and varied muscle contraction types. Flex, extend, side-bend and rotate your way to a strong waist and powerful core wh...

  • Video 233 | FIS Core Bodyweight Workout (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This workout is designed to position the body inn a variety of ways against gravity to strengthen the core. Using concentric, eccentric, and isometric muscle contractions, this workout will help you feel taller and stronger by strengthening the muscles that attach to the spine, shoulder blades, ...

  • Video 234 | Thigh Band Glute Workout (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    If you are looking for an effective workout to target the booty, you are in the right place! This workout includes a standing warm-up followed by a core training section designed to strengthen the hips while activating the surrounding muscles of the trunk and spine. This section is followed by ...

  • Video 037 | Yoga for Strength with Lauren Eirk

    Think that Yoga is only for stretching and relaxing? In this video, Lauren will show you how Yoga poses can be extremely strengthening to the lower body. Yoga can create internal forces in the body to help muscles contract more efficiently through a greater range of joint motion, improving over...

  • 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 053 | How to Strengthen the Knee and Hip with Lauren Eirk

    This video will show you some simple isometric yoga positions performed with various yoga props to improve your ability to balance, get up and down from the floor, and have better motor control in squatting and lunging motions by strengthening the muscles of the knee and hip.

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  • Video 055 | How to strengthen your chest with Lauren Eirk

    Learn how to incorporate a weighted bar into your Yoga practice in this follow-a-long strength-based practice that targets the chest, shoulders, and trunk. Discover some resistance training tips to progress or modify the overall challenge in each pose to improve overall effectiveness while maint...

  • 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!

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  • Video 077 | Standing Barre Workout for Strong Hips (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This workout is designed to strengthen muscles of the hips to improve the stability of the hip joints as well as range of motion. Using the ballet barre to support the body when standing on one leg or working the ankles, this routine will firm and tone the lower body. Some of the exercise posit...

  • Video 113 | Yoga Strong Basics (45 minute practice) with Lauren Eirk

    This 45 minute practice will help you uncover an intelligent, strong way to practice Yoga that will leave you stronger, taller, and more flexible. Experience several standing, sitting, balancing, back-bending, and restorative twisting poses choreographed in a way to work the entire body and help...

  • Video 151 | Yoga Strong for Upper Body (50 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    One of the reasons instructors use so many vinyasas (up-down / up-down / up-down) movements with planks is to bring strengthening to the upper body in yoga poses. Many complain of wrist and shoulder pain from their yoga practice. In this routine, however, we will use free weights to accomplish t...

  • Video 154 | Yoga Flexible Strength (30 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    Flexibility gains in Yoga will be temorary with a passive stretching approach. It can even lead to muscle weakness and joint instability. In this video, practice an integrated isometric approach to several poses chosen to target core strength. You will immediately feel taller and stronger, as ...

  • Video 164 | Barre with Weights (45 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    Experience a total body challenge using a support, bodyweight, and dumbbells. The workout includes a rhythmic warm- up, core training section, upper body strength training, standing thigh and glute strengthening exercises, and a ballet-inspired Yoga isometric section to activate muscles and stre...

  • Video 176 | Pilates for a Stronger Back (30 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    The original 34 Pilates Mat exercises were designed to strengthen the "Power House", as Joseph Pilates described. By targeting muscles that attach to the ribs, pelvis, scapulae, and spine, the trunk becomes a strong anchor to create movements that originate from the spine or transfer movement fr...

  • Video 177 | Pilates for Stronger Hips (30 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    The original 34 Pilates Mat exercises were designed to strengthen the "Power House", as Joseph Pilates described. The Power House was not only a way to describe the abdominal and back muscles, but muscles that attach to the pelvis, femur, and lower leg. The hip muscles transfer forces directly...