Tag Archives: Stuart McGill

Anti-Abs

Here’s a fun conversation I had with a new trainer the other day: New Trainer: Umm Dean?? I have a client who has a disc bulge coming in this afternoon. What is that and what should I do with them? … Continue reading

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WARNING: Trainer Geekery Inside

Last week, my E-brother from another mother, Tony Gentilcore, emailed me in a panick for an opinion on a piece he was writing for T-Nation. First, it’s pretty cool to have people from thousands of miles away asking your opinion … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe the Research

I was chatting with a friend of mine from Texas who is in the process of setting up a studio, and one of his taglines was “Research-Supported Methods.” I asked if he did anything that wasn’t backed by clinical research, … Continue reading

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Why Sit-ups Aren’t Going to Kill You

So there’s a lot of trainers out there who seem to be jumping on the whole “crunches are bad for you because anything spinal flexion will make the discs of your spine shoot across the room, make your poop turn … Continue reading

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