Monthly Archives: November 2011

A New Perspective on Program Design

A New Perspective on Program Design

A couple days back, I wrote an article on the benefits of Generation UCAN as they pertain to maintaining/achieving low body fat levels AND in avoiding the deleterious effects of an over-reliance on carbohydrates. If you missed it (or want a re-read!), you can check it out here: UCAN Break Carbohydrate Dependence The general idea… Read more

UCAN Break Carbohydrate Dependence

UCAN Break Carbohydrate Dependence

I mentioned a couple weeks back that I recently gave a nutrition talk to a U-18 hockey team. The talk started by describing the relationship between glucose, insulin, and other markers of fuel and performance. Without going into excessive detail, the generally ideas can be summarized as: The body breaks down energy stores and/or food… Read more

This Week in Hockey Strength and Conditioning

This Week in Hockey Strength and Conditioning

After last week’s post, which featured 14 new articles, training program, exercise videos, and webinars, this week’s update is a little less overwhelming. If you want a quick synopsis on those, you can read up on them here: This Week in Hockey Strength and Conditioning If you’re coming here for the first time this week,… Read more