Posts in "Off-Ice Hockey Training"

Hockey Training Interview

Hockey Training Interview

At the end of last week, I did an interview on various hockey training and player development topics with my friend Brian St. Pierre. In the interview, we covered: My background and how I got involved with training hockey players Why hockey players are the best athletes to train Common issues I see in youth… Read more

Hip Stabilization Exercises

Hip Stabilization Exercises

Over the last few years, I’ve written and talked quite a bit about preventing hip injuries in hockey players. Unfortunately, things like adductor and hip flexor strains have become accepted as “part of the game”, and now we’re seeing a surge of femoroacetabular impingement, labral tear, and sports hernia cases. The underlying mechanisms to many… Read more

A New Perspective on Program Design

A New Perspective on Program Design

A couple days back, I wrote an article on the benefits of Generation UCAN as they pertain to maintaining/achieving low body fat levels AND in avoiding the deleterious effects of an over-reliance on carbohydrates. If you missed it (or want a re-read!), you can check it out here: UCAN Break Carbohydrate Dependence The general idea… Read more