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Improving Athletic Performance Beyond Peak Strength: Part 1

Improving Athletic Performance Beyond Peak Strength: Part 1

It is fairly well accepted that strength, or the ability to produce force, lays the foundation for improvements in other important physical qualities such as speed and power. In other words, for any given strength level, an athlete has a limited ability to further improve speed and power. Once this relative ceiling is reached, improvements… Read more

The Myth of Wrist Strength in Hockey

The Myth of Wrist Strength in Hockey

As long as I’ve been around the game, I’ve heard players and coaches preach about the importance of wrist strength. As a player, I bought in hard. I had an old skate lace wrapped around a broken stick, with a weight plate at the far end. I actually had a few, with different weights at… Read more

This Week in Hockey Strength and Conditioning

This Week in Hockey Strength and Conditioning

We’re wrapping up another busy week at Endeavor. I’m really excited for the weekend. Tomorrow morning I’ll be heading up to Boston with David Lasnier, Matt Siniscalchi, Anthony Vittese (a local PT that we’ve worked with a bit), and Ryan Podell (the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Flyers) for the Boston Sports Medicine… Read more