What are some of the main causes of back pain and why do so many people encounter sore backs? In this episode of The Food For Fitness Podcast, Scott is joined by Dr. Stuart McGill - a world-leading authority on spine biomechanics at is based at the University of Waterloo in Canada.
Stuart’s advice is often sought by governments, corporations, legal experts and elite athletes and teams from around the world. He explains how we often injure our backs, some of the leading causes of back pain (both in and out of the gym), exercises that can improve back strength and ones you might want to avoid, why you can’t be a good golfer and powerlifter at the same time, why high repetition Olympic lifting is a bad idea, his thoughts on foam rolling and whether you really need to be doing a deep squat.
FFF 060: The Back Mechanic, How To Have A Pain-Free & Strong Back - with Prof Stuart McGill is a post from: Food For Fitness