As the hockey season progresses, fatigue accumulates. In other words, the intensive energy that most players bring into the season begins to fade somewhere around the mid-point of the season (near January) and a cascade of deleterious effects on performance follows. Ultimate In-Season Performance Factors Factor 1: The Diet Depending on the sport, it’s not… Read more
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I recently started, rapidly worked through, and completed the Precision Nutrition Certification Course. As I read through the 440 page text book over the last week, I was bombarded with great nutrition and supplementation information that really opened my eyes on differential strategies for people of different body types, and on how to bridge the… Read more
Just about every athlete that I’ve worked with at Endeavor has asked me some sort of supplement question. Every individual has a different perception of supplements. I’m surprised about some of the stereotypes associated with certain supplements: “Protein supplements are only for people that want to build muscle or ‘bulk up’” “Creatine is like steroids”… Read more
Earlier this week, we had 7 incredible Hockey Nutrition Tips from Brian St. Pierre. If you missed them, check them out below: Hockey Nutrition Tips: Part 1 Hockey Nutrition Tips: Part 2 With the off-season upon most of the hockey world, I’m getting a lot of questions from players about how to add muscle mass…. Read more
More great nutrition tips from Brian St. Pierre. If you missed it, check out Hockey Nutrition Tips: Part 1 Nutrition Tip #4 Eat Protein at Every Meal or Snack Protein is the most satiating of all the macronutrients, meaning it will keep that hunger away longer than carbohydrates or fat. Protein also has the highest… Read more