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13: Dr. Stuart McGill - Mastering the Craft


Dr. Stuart McGill (renowned spine expert) has a conversation with Rupesh like no other. Understand how this master of the spine thinks and approaches his craft. He talks about his identity after retirement, the attack on science, mastery, having a clinical eye, standing desks, and the role of tech in low-back pain. Have back pain? Visit www.backfitpro.com #backpain #lowbackdisorders #stuartmcgill #mastery #highperformance #clinician #trainer -- Stuart McGill is Professor Emeritus (Spine Biomechanics, University of Waterloo) who authored over 240 scientific journal papers, 5 books, and mentored over 40 graduate students during this scientific journey. Investigations in the laboratory, training centre and research clinic probed back injury and pain mechanisms, rehabilitation approaches, and performance training. As a consultant, he has provided expertise on low back injury to various government agencies, many corporations and legal firms and hundreds of professional/international athletes and teams worldwide. He is regularly referred special patient cases from the international medical community for opinion.

1hr 54mins

30 Mar 2021

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EP. 488 - Stuart McGill

Mark Bell's Power Project

Dr. Stuart M. McGill is a former professor at the University of Waterloo, where he was a professor for 30 years. His laboratory and experimental research clinic investigates issues related to the causal mechanisms of back pain, how to rehab back-pain and enhance both injury resilience and performance. He has taught thousands of clinicians and practitioners in professional development and continuing education courses around the world and continues as the Chief Scientific Officer for Backfitpro Inc. Difficult back cases are regularly referred to him for consultation. Dr. McGill's Back Mechanic Book: https://amzn.to/2N1lA9O Video enhanced: https://amzn.to/3rPrI3H Subscribe to the NEW Power Project Newsletter! ➢ https://bit.ly/2JvmXMb Subscribe to the Podcast on on Platforms! ➢ https://lnk.to/PowerProjectPodcast Special perks for our listeners below! ➢LMNT Electrolytes: http://drinklmnt.com/powerproject ➢Piedmontese Beef: https://www.piedmontese.com/ Use Code "POWERPROJECT" at checkout for 25% off your order plus FREE 2-Day Shipping on orders of $99 ➢Sling Shot: https://markbellslingshot.com/ Enter Discount code, "POWERPROJECT" at checkout and receive 15% off all Sling Shots Follow Mark Bell's Power Project Podcast ➢ Insta: https://www.instagram.com/markbellspowerproject ➢ https://www.facebook.com/markbellspowerproject ➢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/mbpowerproject ➢ LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/powerproject/ ➢ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/markbellspowerproject ➢TikTok: http://bit.ly/pptiktok FOLLOW Mark Bell ➢ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marksmellybell ➢ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarkBellSuperTraining ➢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/marksmellybell ➢ Snapchat: marksmellybell ➢Mark Bell's Daily Workouts, Nutrition and More: https://www.markbell.com/ Follow Nsima Inyang ➢ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nsimainyang/ Podcast Produced by Andrew Zaragoza ➢ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamandrewz #PowerProject #Podcast #MarkBell

2hr 49mins

24 Feb 2021

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Become Your Own Back Mechanic with Prof. Stuart McGill! 058

Boundless Body Radio

Becoming your own back mechanic? What a great idea! Professor Stuart McGill shows us how! Back pain is a big problem for so many people.  And Professor McGill has spend his life becoming a true master of his craft. As a professor emeritus at the University of Waterloo for 30 years, he has helped thousands of people to not only get out of pain, but to learn how to assess and correct issues for themselves. His book Back Mechanic was so important for us and the people we work with for understanding these issues. He is now the Chief Scientific Officer of backfitpro.com, and is still helping people to this day. We are so grateful for Professor Start McGill and his great work to help people get out of pain!Find Prof. McGill at-https://www.backfitpro.com/FB- @Backfitpro


19 Feb 2021

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#153 Professor Stuart McGill

Strength Chat

What an episode! I last spoke to this guy back in Episode 68, which I still use as a reference today, so to have him on again as a guest was absolutely awesome. For this week’s episode, I had the pleasure of catching up with the worlds leading back pain specialist, Professor Stuart McGill. Whenever I speak with him, I learn so much. He has so much knowledge and experience, and some great stories, which just adds to any conversation you have with him. In this week’s episodes, we chatted about the impact of the increased time people are working from home on lower back health, the most important habits to keep on top of when it comes to managing lower back pain, as well as posture and activations. You can follow Professor Stuart McGill via the following links; Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/backfitpro/?hl=en Website: https://www.backfitpro.com/ You can follow myself, Coach Cuthbert, via the following links; Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coach_cuthbert/?hl=en Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/coachcuthbert/ Website: http://www.coachcuthbert.co.uk/

1hr 15mins

15 Feb 2021

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Dr. Stuart McGill - Strength Training from the Inside Out

All About Fitness

Dr. Stuart McGill spent more than 30 years researching the human spine and has developed the exercise techniques that could help you to eliminate pain so you can enjoy ALL of your favorite activities. On this episode, Dr. McGill identifies possible origins of back pain and discusses the benefits of strength training for reducing pain. This is an educational discussion with one of the leading experts in the world on the subject of strength training for the core. Learn how to strength your core with one of Dr. McGill's books:Back Mechanic: https://amzn.to/3p6xeiyThe Gift of Injury (with Powerlifter Brian Carroll): https://amzn.to/3uxOuOJhttps://petemccallfitness.comOrder a copy of Ageless Intensity: High Intensity Workouts to Slow the Aging Process: https://amzn.to/3wJHKi4Order a copy of Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simplehttps://amzn.to/3fub1YlGet relief from sore muscles and promote recovery after hard workouts; order the NIMBL XLR8 massage gun - use code AAF20 to save 20% https://joinnimbl.com/products/xlr8Dynamic anatomy; $29https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/dynamic-anatomy-recorded-webinar-and-e-book-bundle-copyLearn how your muscles and fascia function as an integrated system to move your body along with how to design the most effective exercise programs for the core, legs, inner thighs, shoulders AND glutes. 0.2 CECs - ACE, NASM and AFAADynamic anatomy e-book; $7Learn how your muscles and fascia work to move your body.dynamic-anatomy-how-your-body-moves-during-exerciseExercise program design for the fountain of youth; $49https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/exercise-for-the-fountain-of-youthLearn the science of how exercise can burn fat, build muscle AND slow down the aging process, includes workout programs to help you find your fountain of youth. 0.3 ACE, 0.4 NASM and 4 AFAAExercise for the Fountain of Youth e-book; $7Learn how exercise can help you to slow aging and find your fountain of youth.https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/allaboutfitness/exercise-for-the-fountain-of-youth-e-bookTotal Body Core Training; $67https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/total-body-core-training-continuing-education-program-for-fitness-professionalsLearn the science of exercise program design and how to build a stronger body by first creating the foundation of a strong core. The course includes a progressively challenging exercise program that will keep you working out all year long. 0.4 ACE, 0.5 NASM and 5 AFAA CECsFunctional Core Training; $7Explains how to build a strong body starting with your core muscles.https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/allaboutfitness/functional-core-training-e-bookGlute Reboot; $29https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/glute-reboot-all-about-exercise-for-the-glutesAn online course in collaboration with Master Trainer Abbie Appel; learn how the muscles of the gluteal complex work as well as a number of effective exercises to help them function (and look) better 0.2 ACE, NASM and AFAA CECs - $29Bundle: Functional Core Training, Dynamic Anatomy and Exercise for the Fountain of Youth; $17https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/e-book-bundle-exercise-for-the-fountain-of-youth-functional

1hr 21mins

30 Jan 2021

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Becoming a Back Mechanic with Dr. Stuart McGill

⌘ Restart

Dr. Stuart M. McGill is a professor of spine biomechanics at the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON, Canada). His advice is often sought by governments, corporations, legal experts and elite athletes and teams from around the world. Difficult back cases are regularly referred to him for consultation. Topics that will be covered in full interview: • Bracing vs drawing in. • Lower back pain. • Is there generalised lower back pain? • Crossfit and kettlebell swing. • How can we become a back mechanic.


13 Jan 2021

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Stuart McGill on Sports Central (2/1/21)

1170 SEN Sydney

Simon Hill Is Joined By Former Australian Cricketer Stuart McGill To Discuss The Sydney Test


2 Jan 2021

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Is Back Flexion Bad When Lifting? (feat. Dr. Stuart McGill)

Squat University

This episode is #48 of the SquatU Podcast and is one of the "Top 5" podcasts so far in the show's history! Dr. Stuart McGill (the foremost authority in the world in low back mechanics and injury) stops by for his 2nd time on the podcast to discuss whether back round is acceptable during deadlifts, rehabilitation from low back injury and more! Thank you to the new show sponsor, Bearfoot Athletics. Head to https://www.bearfootathletics.com/ and use the code "SquatU" for 10% off their products! Pre-Order MY NEW BOOK: https://www.amazon.com/Rebuilding-Milo-Foundation-Enhancing-Performance/dp/1628604220/ Recommended products: https://squatuniversity.com/recommended-products/ Connect with SquatUniversity: Visit the website: http://www.squatuniversity.com Like the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SquatUniversity/ Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/squatuniversity Follow on TikTok: @SquatUniversity Follow on Instagram: http://instagram.com/squat_university


1 Jan 2021

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301 - Back Pain in Sport and How to Fix It, with Dr Stuart McGill

The Strenuous Life Podcast with Stephan Kesting

Back pain is incredibly common in sport, including all combative sports like jiu-jitsu, MMA, boxing and judo. That is why I was thrilled to talk to Dr Stuart McGill, one of the world's leading experts on back pain. Dr McGill spent 30 years researching and teaching spinal mechanics at the University of Waterloo in Canada.  He has published more than 300 scientific papers, written 3 textbooks, and has worked to improve sports performance with countless athletes from almost every sport.   His book, "Back Mechanic: The Step-by-Step McGill Method to Fix Back Pain" has become a classic manual for living a painfree life and "Ultimate Back Fitness and Performance" is a guide for many coaches to bring their athletes up to the next level of performance while avoiding a debilitating back injury. Here is just a little of what we covered today... 00:42 - How to become a world class expert in spinal mechanics and back pain 08:16 - Studying spines in the lab and what that tells you about spines in athletes 14:08 - Disc herniations and back pain 19:42 - Dr McGill's work with Olympians and elite athletes 24:00 - The athleticism of MMA fighter George St. Pierre 29:55 - Principles for avoiding back pain injury 34:40 - The power of the neutral spine 45:24 - The advantages and dangers of developing power through spinal rotation 51:04 - How elite strikers hit so hard 54:28 - Posture and spinal position in jiu-jitsu 1:01:07 - Hip morphology and leg flexibility of great jiu-jitsu fighters 1:06:07 - Books and other resources by Dr McGill Injury is the enemy, and avoiding injury is the key to a long and successful athletic career, so I hope you enjoy this episode! Cheers, Stephan Kesting P.S. If you get the chance a rating or a review of this podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to your audio would be HUGELY appreciated.

1hr 13mins

24 Nov 2020

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Dr. Stuart McGill - the Best Sex Positions for Back Pain

All About Fitness

Dr. Stuart McGill is a retired professor who spent his 30 year career studying the spine and has written numerous articles and books about the best ways to strengthen the core muscles that control the spine. On this flashback episode, Dr. McGill shares insights into potential causes of back pain and discusses the findings of his research including his studies on MMA athletes, strongman competitors and his most famous one on the sex positions that cause the least pain for people living with a 'bad back.'


26 Sep 2020