Monthly Archives: May 2010

Hip Mobility Exercise for Hockey Players

Hip Mobility Exercise for Hockey Players

I’ve been outspoken about the importance of achieving and maintaining optimal hip mobility (read: range of motion) as a means of improving rotational power (important for skating fast and shooting hard) and preventing hip-related injuries like groin and hip flexor strains, sports hernias, and low back pain. This is one of my favorite hip mobility… Read more

Hockey Training Stuff You Should Read

Hockey Training Stuff You Should Read

Between writing the blogs and newsletters for my site AND Endeavor’s site, I’ve been doing a lot of writing recently. Usually when I write, I try to not rehash on things I’ve already talked about. I’d hate for anyone to ever refer to me as monotonous. The other day I was rereading a few articles… Read more

NHL Combine Testing Results

NHL Combine Testing Results

Last week at Endeavor Sports Performance, my boss left a copy of the 2003 NHL Pre-Draft Combine packet with the test results in my office. I don’t put too much stock in absolute testing numbers (how many future NFLers have been studs at the combine and flopped in the show!). I think it’s more important… Read more

Active vs. Passive Stretching

Active vs. Passive Stretching

Over the weekend I was sifting through some articles to see if I could find a good one to write a review on for Fitness Research Review Service. I came across an interesting article assessing differences in flexibility improvements comparing active and passive stretching and wanted to share the results with you. I still go… Read more