Lower Leg and Foot

Lower Leg and Foot

This collection of videos focuses on the importance of our foundation with various workouts for the lower leg and foot as well as therapeutic, prescriptive exercises. Strengthen the rearfoot, midfoot, and forefoot regions of the foot with exercises to help you to react properly to the ground, pronating and supinating when needed so that you can enjoy a pain-free lifestyle. This video series is a must for any fitness program.

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Lower Leg and Foot
  • Video 468 | Achilles Tendon Therapy (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This protocol is intended as a guide to help anyone at zero-six week in dealing with post-operative Achilles tendon repair or achilles injury. These exercises can also help with achilles tendonitis and as a preventative measure for achilles health. This routine is based on the individual's own ...

  • Video 470 | Achilles Tendon Therapy II (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This protocol is intended as a guide to help anyone currently in the recovery period of six to twelve weeks from post-operative Achilles tendon repair or achilles injury. These exercises can also help with achilles tendonitis and as a preventative measure for achilles health. This routine is ba...

  • Video 472 | Achilles Tendon Therapy III (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This protocol is intended as a guide to help anyone currently in the recovery period of three to six months from post-operative Achilles tendon repair or achilles injury. These exercises can also help with achilles tendonitis and as a preventative measure for achilles health. This routine is ba...

  • Video 426 | Isometric Ankle Boost (15 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    If you need a quick boost, this 15-minute bodyweight workout will help strengthen muscles that move and stabilize the ankle joint (talorcrural) in dorsiflexion and plantar flexion. No euipment is needed for this workout except for a chair in a few of the standing exercises.

    Weakness in these...

  • Video 349 | Isometric Foot Boost (15 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    If you need a quick boost, this 15-minute bodyweight workout will help strengthen muscles that move and stabilize the many joints of the foot and toes. Much of this video is done from a chair using bodyweight only.

    Weakness in these areas can affect our overall gait and have a great influence...

  • Video 336 | Isometric Lower Body Pronation Boost (15 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Isometrics can be used to activate weak muscles, reduce inflammation, and quickly improve range of motion. In this video, jump start muscles in the lower leg, knee, and hip that are designed to pronate, or give into gravity and improve overall gait. Experience exercises that cross the front of ...

  • Video 324 | Isometric Lower Body Supination Boost (15 mins.) with Lauren Eirk

    Isometrics can be used to activate weak muscles, reduce inflammation, and quickly improve range of motion. In this video, jump start muscles in the lower leg, knee, and hip that are designed to fight gravity and improve overall gait. Experience calf, hamstring, and gluteal work to get a quick e...

  • Video 377 | Improve Your Balance (15 Minutes) with Lauren EIrk

    In our daily life, we may not always be able to predict how the external environment will challenge our body. Our muscles need to be able to contract accordingly to create muscle contractions to maintain joint stability.

    In this video, strengthen the foot, ankle, knees, and hips to improve mus...

  • Video 417 | Holistic Foot and Ankle Workout (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    The foot is the foundation and is influenced by other joints in the body as well as the floor. The foot, ankle and lower leg adapt to the ground by pronating and supinating, causing the knee, hip, spine, and shoulder to take on similar motions.

    In this therapeutic strength routine, we will look...

  • Video 467 | Ankle Mobility (45 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    From a seated position, we begin the workout with a range of motion assessment in:
    plantarflexion / dorsiflexion
    eversion / inversion
    abduction / adduction

    With direction about where you feel limited, we will practice several ankle mobility exercises that are designed to improve muscular respons...

  • Video 407 | Yoga Foot and Ankle (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Our lifestyles and shoe choices can cause the muscles in our foot and ankle to weaken and lose mobility. The health of the foot influences the knee, hip, trunk, spine, and shoulders. The strength and mobility of the knee, hip, trunk, spine, and shoulders also affect the foot. Many foot issues ...

  • Video 301 | C.P.I. Foot Therapy (30 Minute Routine) with Lauren Eirk

    If you are suffering with Chronic pain in the foot due to arthritis, improper shoes, long periods of standing, and other neurological issues, these exercises can be an answer. Practice various seated and standing mobility exercises to improve foot and ankle strength in all available planes of mot...

  • Video 319 | FIS Lower Leg and Foot (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    The foot is truly the foundation of all movement. In this therapeutic routine, experience standing and seated exercises for the lower leg and foot. You will need a chair for seated exercises and to be able to focus on the feet in standing balance work. A circular band will be used to add resis...

  • Live Event | Yoga Balance Barre (60 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Balancing poses are often the most challenging postures in Yoga. Although they are thought of as a meditation in themselves, it is difficult to focus when we are losing our balance, particularly from a standing position.

    The barre (any support will do) can be used to trengthen the foot, ankle...

  • 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 376 | Foot and Foundations (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This workout starts with several intrinsic foot exercises to strengthen the bottom of the feet. Next, transition into some of the major muscles of the lower leg, working on plantar flexors and dorsiflexors using a chair.

    As we take an integrated approach to strengthening the feet, we will be ...

  • Video 386 | Plantar Fasciitis Therapy (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This integrated full-body workout addresses some of the common muscle issues that cause plantar fasciitis. Learn how to strengthen muscles of the foot and ankle to improve foot rigidity in forward propulsion. Also, understand the need for the foot to have enough mobility to adapt to the surface...

  • Video 210 | Yoga for the Foot (35 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    Any exercise modality will require the foot and ankle to have enough strength and rigidity to propel the body forward as well as enough mobility to adapt to the surfaces that we walk on. However, due to our lifestyles and shoe choices, our feet are often the weakest part of the body. The streng...