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The Back Mechanic: Professor McGill covers many relevant and controversial topics for the trainer and clinician dealing with back pained clients.

From an HFE Interview in the UK: Professor Stuart McGill is arguably the world’s foremost authority on matters related to the spine and back pain. With decades of experience, including thirty years as a professor at the University of Waterloo, his investigative research has explored the mechanics of back pain, rehabilitation, injury resilience and performance. […]

AAF 118 Dr. Stuart McGill returns

Listen at » AAF 118 Dr. Stuart McGill returns Training your core can provide numerous benefits from flattening your abs to strengthening the muscles that move your spine. Dr. Stuart McGill is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo where he spent the majority of his thirty-two year career studying the biomechanics of the […]

THE READY STATE, SEASON 2 – Dr Stuart McGill

Listen At » https://www.mobilitywod.com/mwod_podcast/s2ep2-dr-stuart-mcgill/ This was a really fun podcast with Kelley and Juliet Starrett of Mobility WOD where I discuss pain science and the emotional side of back pain. Season 2 of The Ready State is here, and it’s all about PAIN! We spoke with athletes, scientists, filmmakers, and writers to help conceptualize the […]

Head position and the deadlift

By Stuart McGill. I have heard many opinions about how to position the head and neck during the deadlift. The science on this issue is quite sparse but the good news is you can find the best position for you and your clients. As with every technique there is no universal answer, rather the truth lies […]

190: Dr. Stuart McGill | The Back Mechanic Talks Golf

Listen at » 190: Dr. Stuart McGill | The Back Mechanic Talks Golf It’s rare that I meet a golfer who doesn’t currently struggle or haven’t struggled in the past with some sort of back pain and discomfort. Athletes, strength coaches, and trainers can all agree that no matter the sport, a healthy back and […]

Behind the Shield: Episode 95 – Dr Stuart McGill

Listen at » Behind the Shield: Episode 95 – Dr Stuart McGill Dr. Stuart M. McGill is a professor emeritus, University of Waterloo, where he was a professor for 32 years. His laboratory and experimental research clinic investigated issues related to the causal mechanisms of back pain, how to rehabilitate back-pained people and enhance both […]

Life Mechanics with Stuart McGill – Episode 8, The Battle Axe Podcast

Listen at » Life Mechanics with Stuart McGill – Episode 8, The Battle Axe Podcast Stuart McGill is interviewed by Michael De La Pava, Owner of Battleaxe gym in Florida. They discuss strength, and recovery from injury for the strength athlete. We proudly sit down wit Dr. Stuart McGill as we talk about his books, […]

FTCA Podcast #16 – Professor Stu McGill – Legends Series

Listen At » https://www.forwardthinkingchiro.com/ftcacast//2018/4/ftca-podcast-16-professor-stu-mcgill-legends-series Stu McGill. Nothing else to say. This interview was career fulfilling for me, as professor McGill has served as one of the fathers I never had. As recommended in this interview, be sure you pick up copies of Professor McGill’s book “Back Mechanic” by the case, and make them available to […]

How To Get Extreme “Okinawan” Strength, 3 Ways To Fix Low Back Pain & The Best Core Exercises With Stu McGill

Listen At » https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/podcast/recovery-podcasts/the-best-low-back-exercises-with-stu-mcgill/ “Are crunches really all that bad? How can you get the torso strength of a steel bar? How can you keep your glutes “turned on”? Is there a way to fix your back without seeing a chiropractic doc over and over again? These questions and many more are things I constantly […]

Ep 30: Gift Of Injury: The Strength Athlete’s Guide To Recovering From Back Injury With Dr Stuart McGill

Listen at » https://strengthmatters.com/ep-30-gift-of-injury-the-strength-athletes-guide-to-recovering-from-back-injury-with-dr-stuart-mcgill/ “Dr. Stuart McGill is the man who restores very difficult backs. He is a professor emeritus, University of Waterloo, where he was a professor for 32 years. He conducted laboratory and experimental research into the causal mechanisms that cause back pain. His work has resulted in books, products, courses, over 240 […]