As I’ve mentioned in the past, I’m a huge fan of videos. Not only do they give my eyes and brain a rest from reading, but it also provides a more effective model to present new exercises. Because most of my videos go directly up to Hockey Strength and Conditioning, I’ve been slacking a bit… Read more
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It’s that time again. Last year my friend Joe Heiler (the brains behind SportsRehabExpert.com) hosted the best free sports performance teleseminar series I’ve ever heard of. It was loaded with great, usable information from some of the world’s top professionals in strength and conditioning, physical therapy and athletic training. Now he’s back, with a better… Read more
As the hockey season progresses, it’s normal for players to notice that their hips feel tighter than they did at the beginning of the season. A great way to combat this is by using the post-practice/game stretching routine I outlined here: Stretching for Hockey Assuming you (or your players) have been diligently following this stretching… Read more
I recently came across an excellent video that I want to share with you. Doug Richards from the Physical Education & Health department at University of Toronto St. George gives a lecture entitled, “Stretching: The Truth”. In his presentation, he discusses all the myths of stretching and outlines the foundational scientific knowledge that everyone should… Read more
As you know, the adductors “groin” present a lot of problems for hockey players. Some are tight; some are weak, some are injured. The more time players spend on the ice, the more of an issue this becomes. One area that hockey players are frequently locked up is in the area of the posterior adductor… Read more