Shoulder

Shoulder

This collection of videos focuses on the complexity of the shoulder joint, which is a common area for instability and injury. Learn how to strengthen shoulder musculature and improve overall shoulder mechanics with sound cueing and modifications. Video topics include free weight training, elastic resistance, therapeutic exercises, and various fusion formats

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  • Video 566 | Frozen Shoulder Solutions (45 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    If you have every suffered from a frozen shoulder, or have known someone who has, you know that it takes a very long time to recover from. The medical term for the frozen shoulder is "Adhesive Capsulitis". This condition is marked by stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint. It typically develo...

  • Video 528 | FIS Deltoids and Rotator Cuff (45 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This strength training routine focuses on the anterior, middle, and posterior deltoid of the shoulder as well as the four rotator cuff muscles: the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis. These muscles work together to create a force couple to direct the upper arm bone (hum...

  • Video 525 | Pickleball Shoulder RX (15 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Pickleball shoulder pain is a common injury from this popular sport. Quick shoulder joint movements are required to keep up with the moving ball. Muscles need to be able to contract efficiently on demand. Pickleball injuries to the shoulder can include rotator cuff tears, tendonitis, and bursit...

  • Video 499 | Shoulder Mobility Therapy (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    I loved doing this video, since I am a teacher at heart. However, we will also be moving the whole time as we learn several movements that are available to the shoulder joint. Discover how to evaluate your mobility / range of motion you have from right to left from a sitting and standing positi...

  • Video 493 | Iso-Dynamic Chest and Shoulders (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    In this workout, we will perform several isometric exercises for the chest and shoulder in various stability ball positions. Also, we will combine concentric and eccentric contractions using dumbbells.

    Start with the stability ball alone as a resistance to press into for purposeful isometrics. ...

  • Video 486 | Arms and Shoulders Builder (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    The goal of this workout is hypertrophy/growth of the muscles that move the shoulder and elbow joints. We will accomplish this with a high repetition routine using resistance that allows us to engage or "squeeze" our muscles for better contractions. Work the triceps, shoulders, and biceps muscl...

  • Video 481 | Isometric Boost Shoulder Internal Rotation (15 min) with Lauren EIrk

    If you need a quick boost, this 15-minute bodyweight workout will help strengthen muscles that internally rotate the shoulder to keep the rotator cuff healthier and help with upward rotation using a Theraband and mini ball.

    The isometrics in this routine will help you move the arm out to the si...

  • Video 478 | Shoulder Stability (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    The shoulder blade, clavicle, and upper arm (humerus) make up the four major joints of the shoulder, including its position on the rib cage. In this video, we will practice specific exercises that improve not only shoulder mobility, but also shoulder function to keep from injury. A chair and a ...

  • Video 461 | Yoga Chair Shoulder Mobility (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Yoga itself is an isometric practice using the principles of resistance training. Postures, or "asanas", are used in Yoga to create maximum health in the body for improved concentration and control. In this practice, the focus is to improve the integrity of the shoulder joint.

    Using a chair as ...

  • 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 445 | Neck and Shoulder Mobility (15 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Neck and shoulder pain is very common for many individuals, especially when we are under stress. To relieve tension, stretching, massage, and traction techniques are often prescribed. However, any modality that we use to increase range of motion can also potentially weaken muscles if the stretc...

  • Video 416 | Isometric Shoulder 360 Boost (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    The shoulder is a very complex joint. It is the most mobile and the least stable joint in the body. In this workout, we will train many of the cardinal planes of the shoudler. Practice positional isometric strength training to build strength, improve muscle contractions, lower risk of injury, ...

  • Video 415 | Shoulders 360 (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    The shoulder is considered the most mobile joint in the body. The shoulder does not have a stable structure, having a relatively shallow socket. Therefore, it is it is largely managed through its liagaments and muscular attachments. It is very susceptibleto injury.

    In this video, we will att...

  • Video 402 | Elastic Shoulder Therapy (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Shoulder injuries and dysfunction are common, due to the fact that shoulders are largerly held together with muscles. I have chosen to use only Therabands for this workout. Elastic bands are great for strength training and often used in rehab settings due to the fact that they do not rely on gr...

  • Video 391 | Shoulders Express (15 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Get your workout done in 15 minutes with this strength training routine that targets the muscles that move the shoulder joints in the upper body. Experience a variety of positions to alter several muscle divisions of the shoulders, rotator cuff, and surrounding trunk stabilizing muscles.

    As y...

  • Video 385 | Frozen Shoulder Therapy (15 Mins) with Lauren Eirk

    Frozen shoulder results from the gradual loss of movement in the shoulder (glenohumeral) joint due to trauma from repetitive stress or an isolated incident. Although this joint is one of the most mobile joints in the body, a frozen shoulder can become stuck with very limited movement.

    This worko...

  • Live Event | Yoga Integrated Isometrics: Upper Body (60 mins) with Lauren Eirk

    This workout combines standing, seated, and supine Yoga asanas that are inherently isometric in nature, with many joints holding a position at one time. These poses are chosen for their upper body positions and will be taught in a way to build strength, improve muscle contractions, lower risk of...

  • 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 379 | Isometric Neck and Shoulder Extension Boost (15 mins.) Lauren Eirk

    If you need a quick boost, this 15-minute bodyweight workout will help strengthen muscles that extend the shoulder and help you maintain an overall upright posture using a mini ball.

    We start with retraction and extension of the shoulder, which will make it easier to keep good posture. We then...

  • Video 369 | Isometric Shoulder Abduction Boost (15 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    If you need a quick boost, this 15-minute isometric workout will help strengthen muscles that abduct the shoulder in order to move the arm out to the side. These include the deltoids and associated rotator cuff muscles. Dumbbells will be used to push into as well as for resistance.

    Weakness in...

  • Video 332 | Isometric Shoulder Boost: Retraction (15 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    If you need a quick boost, this 15-minute bodyweight workout will help strengthen muscles that retract (move the shoulder blades together) the shoulder blades and help keep an upright posture. These include the rhomboids, middle trapezius, and other associated shoulder muscles. A Yoga strap an...

  • Video 322 | C.P.I. for Neck and Shoulders (15 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    If you are plagued with chronic pain and inflammation of the neck and shoulder region, these exercises can be done from any chair with no equipment as an alternative to passive stretching. Instead, the focus is muscle activation and strength. Discover ways to evaluate your weaknesses and balanc...

  • Video 320 | Isometric Shoulder Boost: Protraction (15 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    If you need a quick boost, this 15-minute bodyweight workout will help strengthen muscles that protract (move the shoulder blades apart) and move the arms across the body. These include the pectorals and associated shoulder muscles

    Weakness in these areas can affect our respiration, our should...

  • Video 308 | Isometric Shoulder Boost IV (15 Minute Practice) with Lauren Eirk

    If you need a quick boost, this 15-minute bodyweight workout will help strengthen muscles that upwardly rotate and protract (move the shoulder blades apart) the shoulder and help you move your arm over your head without pain using a Yoga block and either dumbbells or a wall.

    Weakness in these a...