Monthly Archives: April 2013

A 3-Step Approach to Improving Stride Length

A 3-Step Approach to Improving Stride Length

Finding the “optimal stride” is important for hockey players at all levels. It helps ensure they’re maximizing their range of motion and power, and not compromising skating efficiency. Because this is such an important topic, I’ve written several articles in the past on frequently overlooked factors that dictate what may be optimal for any given… Read more

Food Freakshow

Food Freakshow

If you’ve been reading my work for a while you know I’m a big fan of Precision Nutrition. It’s an outstanding, very user-friendly nutrition resource that makes eating better as simple as possible. You may also know that I’m a big fan of Brian St. Pierre’s, who started working for PN relatively recently. Brian and… Read more

PRI, FMS, DNS, and Physiological Buffer Zones

PRI, FMS, DNS, and Physiological Buffer Zones

It’s been an exciting week. Our off-season hockey group at Endeavor is growing quickly as players return back from their junior and pro teams. We’re doing some different things in terms of assessment and program individualization, which means a lot more work for me, but will ultimately be a process that provides better results for… Read more