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…

Frog Stretch

  The Frog Stretch: The frog stretch is a stretch that I have actually been doing since I was a kid. It was once of the primary stretches that we would perform on the ice before hockey games to loosen up our hip joints. As kids we really didn’t know why we were even doing…

Best Calf And Toe Stretch

  Toes and Calf Stretch:   The feet and calves are important areas to be sure not to forget while performing your stretching and mobility drills. Though they may seem like minute area that may not deserve the attention, they can actually cause some serious issues if left neglected. And, if mobilized properly, can lead…

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…

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…