(#161) Dr. Stuart McGill, Professor of Spine Biomechanics, is a return guest on the show and this week's featured expert. Dr. McGill is a world-renowned lecturer and expert in spine function, injury prevention, and rehabilitation. He has written more than 300 scientific publications on lumbar function, mechanisms of low back injury, investigation of rehabilitation programs matched to specific categories of back pain patients, and the formulation of work-related injury avoidance strategies. He has also provided expertise on assessment and reduction of the risk of low back injury to professional athletes and teams around the world. Dr. McGill’s latest book - Back Mechanic - is a step-by-step guide to fixing back pain and his approach has helped thousands reclaim their lives. During this interview, you'll learn the truth about optimal back health, so you can improve your training performance and better achieve long term results.