Another one of the ‘Big 3’ Core Exercises!

If you read our last post, you know that “super stiffness” is a concept put forward by Dr. Stuart McGill (world renowned spine expert) that encourages a strong Mid-Section. From Power lifters to new moms, the Big 3 exercises are what Dr. Stuart McGill highly encourages to avoiding injury, for proper mechanics, re-training faulty habits that naturally develop, and to …

4 Progressions to one of the ‘Big 3’ Core Exercises

Core strengthening exercises have definitely evolved from 20 years ago. Gone are the days where lying down leg raises and sit ups are the best core exercises. Dr. Stuart McGill the world renowned Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo is one of the World’s experts on spine biomechanics. From his years of research and clinical experience working with …

Great Full Body Stretch to target areas you may be missing

“I’m particularly a fan of a supported side bend stretch as it makes the side bend manageable for people of varying degrees of flexibility.” – Asma Video Below While there are numerous stretches to maintain an ache-free body, chances are you may be missing out on some key positions that involve rotation of some major joints in the body (this …

Upper Back Pain – 2 Ways to Find Relief

The best way to rehabilitate upper back pain and find pain relief is by knowing the various root causes of the tension.     Possible Root Causes of Tension Upper back pain can have multiple roots such as:  Direct trauma: Motor-vehicle injury  Sporting injury Indirect trauma: Compromised posture  Low strength of core muscles and postural muscles Excessive tightness in the …