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
  • Live Event with Lauren Eirk | SI Stability

    Sacroiliac pain is very common and complex to treat. The key is to keep surrounding muscles around the pelvis, hips and core strong and regularly practice various joint angles in order to maintain range of motion. This routine is designed to strengthen the SI Joint and lumbar spine. The mini ba...

  • Live Event with Lauren Eirk | Yoga Core Burn

    This vinyasa style flow Yoga practice targets muscles that attach to the pelvis, hips, shoulder blades, ribs and vertebral column using gentle isometric resistance training.

    Begin with variations of the sun salutation as we move through essential positions that will improve spinal mobility and...

  • Video 357 | Pilates Express (15 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    This balanced Pilates Mat routine offers support, balance, and strength to your "core" in an express routine based on the Pilates system. Joseph Pilates referred to the core as the "The Powerhouse" and consisted of abdominals, back, hips, and shoulders.

    The goal of this express workout is to ...

  • 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 355 | Core Express (15 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Even if you have a limited amount of time, you can still get a great workout. This Express workout targets the muscles that rotate the trunk and spine in rotation. Starting from a supine position, practice six of the most effective bodyweight exercises to target the muscles such as the obliques,...

  • Video 337 | Rotation Recipe (30 Minute workout) with Lauren Eirk

    This workout is choreographed to rotate through your hips, spine, shoulders, and neck for improved trunk rotation.

    We begin with a warm up to check our mobility, then we will perform several "anti-rotation" exercises using asymmetrical loading and unilateral motions . Next, experience some hig...

  • Video 335 | Core Conditioning (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    In this workout, we will go through some of the most comprehensive core exercises for the abdominals, obliques, rectus abdominis, transverse abdominals, spinal erectors, hips, and shoulders. This is a body weight routine that incorporates some of the best core activation exercises around! Get m...

  • Video #323 | Core and Pelvic Floor (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Pelvic floor dysfunction is the inability to correctly relax and coordinate your pelvic floor muscles. When we strain, it puts pressure on this region. As we age, these muscles can become weak due to childbirth, standing for long periods of time, heavy lifting, straining to defecate, and some spo...

  • Video 311 | Foundation: Foot and Core (30 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    The "Foundation" of many exercises lies in the trunk and spine and the foot. You will need a mini ball and thigh band for this workout, as well as a chair to serve as a platform for seated and standing foot exercises. See how many foot-related motions affect the mobility of the core, as we pract...

  • Video 305 | ABSolute Strength (30 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    This workout will add some variety and challenge to several abdominal exercises using a mini ball for support and dumbbells for added resistance. After the warm-up, experience a challenging floor routine with the mini ball to experience crunches in a whole new way! Next, dumbbells are incorpora...

  • Video 272 | Yoga for Golfers (35 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    Anyone can benefit from this workout, especially golfers, tennis players, and pickleball enthusiasts! The golf swing requires spinal stability and core strength. This mindful Yoga practice will help you assess your range of motion and prepare your body for sport while training the muscular system...

  • Video 269 | Spinal Solutions II (30 Minute workout) with Lauren Eirk

    First, learn some great self assessments to detect any range of motion differences. Next, practice some positional isometric exercises, designed to activate weak muscles, particularly ones that are sitting in the front of the body that flex the spine.
    From here, we will use a mini ball and thi...

  • Video 268 | Spinal Solutions (30 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    Do you ever get a stiff back or experience chronic pain? There are ways to manage your health from the comfort of your own home!
    This video begins with a comprehensive range of motion self-assessment to see where your joint ranges are limited. This provides such valuable information for you to ...

  • Video 096 | Whole Body Ball Workout (45 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    In this video, experience creative, challenging exercises designed to improve muscle strength and reactivity using the small Pilates mini ball and a large stability ball. Feel the core having to stabilize in every position while working the whole body in thirty minutes. Appropriate for all leve...

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

    This FIS Muscle Focus workout targets the core. This session is designed to position the body in 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 mu...

  • 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...