Author: Dr. Stuart McGill

Dr. Stuart McGill on Back Health and Proper Core Training for Strength Athletes

Listen At » https://www.spreaker.com/user/mashmafiastrength/130-dr-stuart-mcgill-on-back-health-and- “Dr. Stuart McGill is widely acknowledged as the world’s foremost expert on the low spine, particularly as it relates to athletes. He joins us on this monster of a podcast to talk about core training for athletes, back health, rehabilitation, and more.”

The Everyday Athlete by Strength Matters

Listen At » https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-everyday-athlete-by-strength-matters/id1239018757?mt=2#episodeGuid=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.realstrengthmatters.com%2F%3Fp%3D24756 “The Everyday Athlete is a weekly podcast produced by Strength Matters and hosted by Josh Kennedy. Josh talks to the world’s leading experts in health, fitness, rehabilitation, nutrition, mindset, and performance to share cutting edge strategies to help you train smarter, reduce injuries and achieve better results. The Everyday Athlete is […]

Dr. Stuart McGill interviewed by Scott Iredella on “How to achieve optimal back health”

Listen At » https://www.rdellatraining.com/dr-stuart-mcgill-the-truth-about-optimal-back-health “Dr. Stuart McGill, Professor of Spine Biomechanics, is BACK (pun intended), and is this week’s featured guest on the podcast. Dr. McGill is a world-renowned lecturer and expert in spine function, injury prevention, and rehabilitation… During this interview, you’ll learn the truth about optimal back health, so you can improve your […]

Interview with master trainer Paul Bielak in Prague, Czech Republic

Listen At » http://www.advancetraining.cz/en_US/back-mechanic/ “Advance Training was built on an ideal of continuing education, as well as the ongoing evolution of the Personal Training profession. Our goal is to achieve pain-free peak performance by taking the time to build a strong foundation for loaded movement. Considering appropriate stability, mobility, and prioritizing individual compensation in the […]

Interview with Dr Ryan DeBell, The Movement Fix Jan 2016

Listen At » https://themovementfix.com/podcast-ep-13-with-dr-stuart-mcgill/ “On episode 13 of The Movement Fix Podcast, I am joined by Dr. Stuart McGill. Dr. McGill is a professor of spine biomechanics at the University of Waterloo, he’s written several great books including his latest, Back Mechanic, and he travels all over the world to spread his knowledge.”

My Journey to the Kettlebell

By Professor Stuart McGill The kettlebell is special to me! The journey to the KB as a training tool has linked me to several important events in my life. And it was part of the beginning of my friendship with Pavel (Pavel Tsatsouline – the man who introduced Kettlebells from behind the iron curtain to the […]

Empowering Self Advocacy: Taking charge of your back pain (2015)

Most patients rarely receive the most  important part of the prescription to get rid of back pain from their doctor – the knowledge and understanding of their condition required to become their own best advocate. They remain clueless and frustrated, left in the dark about what behaviors must be stopped in order to alleviate the […]

The Fat Tongue technique (2015)

The Fat Tongue by Stuart McGill (Download PDF, 29Kb) Observe many top weightlifters approaching the bar, and taking their stance. Fixing their gaze above the horizontal they lift their chest extending the spine and neck. Arms waver at their sides in a slow rhythm exemplifying the old Russian technique for relaxation. The objective is to […]

Why Everyone needs Core Training

Stuart McGill I have been working with back pained people and high performance athletes for over 30 years. If I were asked to choose the single most influential variable that links pain and performance enhancement, it would be an underperforming core. Why is this? What is the core? Core stiffness is essential for injury prevention. […]

The Bottom Up Kettlebell Carry (2014)

The Bottom Up Kettlebell Carry by Stuart McGill (Download PDF, 33Kb) Every time I work with top international athletes I learn more about athleticism. We have all heard that having a strong core increases strength elsewhere in the body. Experience tells us this is true but I was incomplete in my explanation of the mechanism. […]