Monthly Archives: June 2010

Research Review Service Fitness

Research Review Service Fitness

As you may know, I’ve been writing for my friend Shawn Thistle’s Fitness Research Review site for about a year now. He and I had spoke before the site went live about the direction he wanted the site to go. We both agreed that most fitness professionals are extremely busy and rarely make time to… Read more

Building The Efficient Athlete

Building The Efficient Athlete

Interdisciplinary learning is a hot topic in the human performance industry right now. Many strength and conditioning coaches will argue that we don’t need to study physical therapy or athletic training. Others swear by it. Frankly, I find it hard to imagine doing my job without knowing a bit about physical therapy and athletic training…. Read more

Hockey Select Teams

Hockey Select Teams

Last week was tough. The Blackhawks winning the Stanley Cup marks the end of one of the most exciting years of hockey in my lifetime, and the end of my 3-month Flyers playoff beard. Maybe that’s not a bad thing since I was accused of looking over 10 years older. Although…at least I wasn’t being… Read more

Hockey Shooting: Off-Ice Exercises

Hockey Shooting: Off-Ice Exercises

After a research-filled post on Stretching for Hockey and a long rant on NHL Combine Test Results and why comparing off-ice testing results between players is senseless, I thought I’d stick with something a little more laid back today. Hockey players can improve their shooting power by improving their rotational power off the ice. Essentially,… Read more

NHL Combine Test Results Revisted

NHL Combine Test Results Revisted

Several weeks ago I put up a post about some of the NHL Combine Testing Results. If you missed it, you can check it out here: NHL Combine Testing Results Sadly, this was BY FAR the most highly read post I’ve ever had. In general, I think the readers could be categorized into one of… Read more