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Dr. Stu McGill discusses optimal back health and its importance when strength training.

Show Notes:

00:55 — Craig introduces Dr. Stu McGill.

4:46 — Dr. McGill discusses animal models and how the cervical spine of a pig is similar to the human spine.

09:17 — Discussion of Pavel’s core strength measured in the lab.

13:30 — Dr. Mcgill and Pavel’s collaborations.

14:40 — Optimized lifts and the deadlift.

16:37 — The best time of day to do a deadlift.

23:40 — How you can build more strength in our bones after a fracture.

26:55 — Dr. McGill´s thoughts on yoga.

27:59 — Controlled stiffness´s impact on athleticism.

28:30 — Mobility for mobility sake is a kiss of death.

28:50 — Why we need to know our goals and design our training program.

30:24 — Genetics´ impact on what we are able to do.

37:58 — The power of the kettlebell swing in strength training.

44:22 — Weightlifting belts.

48:22 — Why creating proximal stiffness enhances distal speed.

51:44 — Power breaths make a difference in weight training.

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