Several years ago Eric Cressey introduced me to Sean Skahan, who was then and is still now the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Anaheim Ducks. Since that first introduction, Sean has been a terrific resource and mentor for me. I recently had an opportunity to borrow some of his time to do an exclusive… Read more
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Today we’ll wrap up the “2011 Review Week” with the top hockey training, player development, and hockey nutrition posts of 2011. Before we get to that, don’t forget to check out the two previous posts: 2011 in Review Top Athletic Development Posts of 2011 Without further ado, here are the Top Hockey Training posts of… Read more
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
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 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