Helpful Video Resources
Dr. Stuart McGill: Back Myths & Solutions
University of Waterloo kinesiology professor Stuart McGill is one of the world's foremost experts on spine biomechanics. Here, he discusses several pervasive myths about back injury, exercise, proper lifting, and strengthening the core. Plenty of exercise and movement demonstrations teach you better ways to keep your back healthy for a lifetime.
Dr. Stuart McGill: Big Three Back Exercises
Here are the McGill "Big Three" exercises to create a strong core safely. One key is to not hold any position longer than 10 seconds. There should be no pain and the spine should be in a neutral position.
Dr. Stuart McGill: Training Your Core the Right Way
University of Waterloo kinesiology professor Stuart McGill is one of the world's foremost experts on spine biomechanics. Here, he discusses the most effective and safe ways of strengthening your core muscles.
Dr. Stuart McGill: The Correct Curl Up
Here, the correct curl up technique is demonstrated. This therapeutic exercise is used for building Midline stability.