Posts in "Off-Ice Hockey Training"

Hockey Specific Exercise?

Hockey Specific Exercise?

Last week I posted a video of a lower body work capacity exercise that we’ve used quite a bit at the end of this off-season. Today i wanted to share a companion exercise that encompasses somewhat of a more “hockey-specific” movement pattern. On that note, I think it’s important to understand what hockey-specific means. It’s… Read more

Late Off-Season Conditioning

Late Off-Season Conditioning

Several years back I was fortunate to be able to spend some time at Holy Cross with Brijesh Patel, who is now at Quinnipiac University. I always learn something when we get together, so I really enjoy the rare opportunity when I’m able to shut everything down and just spend the day observing and talking… Read more

Bioforce Heart Rate Variability

Bioforce Heart Rate Variability

Heart rate tracking and heart rate variability (HRV) have received increasing levels of attention from the strength and conditioning community over the last several years. A little less than a year ago, after watching a video of a presentation Joel Jamieson gave on energy system development, I started digging deeper into the research on heart… Read more