The Gift of Injury w/ Brian Carroll and Dr. Stuart McGill - The Barbell Life

Released Sunday, 25th August 2019
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In the highly competitive world of strength athletics, a back injury is seen by many as the ultimate career-ender. In truth, if handled properly, it is far from a death sentence. Follow the journey of international powerlifting champion Brian Carroll, who can attest to this first hand. This remarkable athlete went from 1100 lb squats and 800 lb deadlifts to unending pain and disability after a massive spinal compression injury. After a fortuitous meeting with leading back expert Professor Stuart McGill, he reset his training and his life to fight his way back to the top of the winner’s podium.

Glean expertise from McGill and Carroll, both masters in their field, and learn how to orchestrate your own triumphant comeback. Whether you are a former champion yourself who has fallen on hard times, or someone starting a new foray into the world of strength training who wants to avoid injury and maximize training, the wisdom found within these pages is sure to take your resilience and lifts to the next level.

Minute Breakdown:

1-10 Physical therapy, shots, surgeons, and suicide
11-20 Undertsanding Basic Movement Patterns
21-30 Creating Core Stiffness
31-40 Rethinking your warm ups
41-50 The gift of injury
51-60 Interval walking and relieving back pain
61-70 - The McGill Big 3

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Brian Carroll on Instagram

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