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 …

4 Best Stretches for Low Back Pain

Article by: Asma Kassam, Burnaby Vancouver Kinesiologist/Personal Trainer specializing in Fitness and Active Rehab – back pain Low back pain can occur for a number of reasons such as a specific injury or condition or general causes such as sitting with poor posture, weak core muscles, tight hips and hamstrings. The key is first identifying the cause, then managing it …