Low Back Myth’s with Stuart McGill

Here is a great video from Stuart McGill.  Those of you that have read the blog over the last two years will note that I’m a huge Stuart McGill advocate and believe in his spine principles wholeheartedly.  In this video he goes over some of the common myths associated with the back and training.  [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=033ogPH6NNE] Myth #2 may be my …

A “Weightless” Weight Room

I wanted to take a quick look at an article of relevance in our profession for today’s post.  The Seattle Mariners have totally revamped their strength and conditioning program for the next three years by hiring Dr. Marcus Elliott as their consultant.  They have essentially removed their weights from their strength and conditioning facilities citing the following reasons as the …

Great Video on the Low Back

Check out this video from Mark Young.  He shows exactly what can and does happen with countless reps of traditional ab training (spine flexion).  I found it on another website and thought it was too good to pass up. It may be a little graphic but it is just a pig spine.  [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mZF9mAgjw4] I’ve said it several times that I don’t …