Early last week I sat down with two college players to have a talk about their in-season eating habits. Based on the responses to the “Please describe your dietary habits, providing a representative example of what you would eat on any given weekday and weekend day (please include snacks, toppings, supplements, etc.)” question in the… Read more
Posts in "Hockey Nutrition"
I’ve been getting a lot of questions recently about nutrition and supplements for hockey players. Rightfully so. The off-season is a make-or-break development time for a lot of players. Over the last week I came across two great articles that I wanted to share with you, one on nutrition (you can use this as a… Read more
After my post last week on Weight Gain for Hockey Players, I got an email from a parent with a great question/situation that I think you’ll be interested in. This is a classic example of a parent really wanting to do the right thing, but not necessarily knowing the best direction to go. Question: Hi… Read more
The other day I outlined the approach I take in designing off-season training programs at this time of year (Early Off-Season Hockey Training). To reiterate, this is the time of year to focus on restoration and re-integration, NOT on “performance”. The other thing that most players need a refresher on is nutrition. It seems that… Read more
A couple weeks back I posted something on facebook about taking the Precision Nutrition Certification Exam. Since then, I’ve received a handful of emails from other strength and conditioning professionals on what my thoughts on the cert were. In essence, everyone wants to know: “Is it worth the money?” In short, my answer is a… Read more