The McGill Curl Up

The McGill Method The McGill Curl up is one of Dr. Stuart McGill’s Big 3 core exercises. The McGill Big 3 are the 3 foundational movements that Dr. McGill uses to strengthen the core and ultimately eliminate lower back pain and disorders so that you can return safely to exercise or simply get back to…

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Progressing your plank

  Begginer to Advanced Plank Progression: This is your “order of operations”, if you will, for the progression of difficulty of the core plank exercise. I thought this would be a good video for everyone because it is not only a great core workout but if done properly it is a safe workout. Notes of…

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Fix low back pain by carrying.

  Fix Low Back Pain With The Single Arm Farmers Carry: This is a great exercise I use to strengthen and balance the core and Quadratus Lumborum. By using this exercise to help rebalance your core strength, you can also alleviate low back pain or prevent low back pain all together. Strength, stability, balance and…

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Tip for Shoulder Mobility

  Recently was asked for a video on how to mobilize the shoulder joint, particularly in extension and internal rotation. Many of these drills will be similar to the drills for correcting improper posture (forward head carriage, internal shoulder rotation caused by tight chest muscles and lat muscles, weak external rotators of the shoulder). We…

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