Posts in "Recovery"

Recovery: Breathing and the Autonomic Nervous System

Recovery: Breathing and the Autonomic Nervous System

Breathing patterns can have a significant effect on many aspects of an individual’s physical and mental performance, recovery, and overall well-being. As a result, “optimal” breathing has received a lot of attention in recent years, and there are several courses and certifications centered around teaching people how to breathe better. While teaching strategies to improve… Read more

Hear from NHL S&C Coach Mike Potenza

Hear from NHL S&C Coach Mike Potenza

Mike Potenza, who is in his 14th year as Director of S&C for the San Jose Sharks, recently did an interview for Robbie Bourke’s ‘All Things Strength & Wellness’ podcast. Check out the interview here >> Mike Potenza – Optimizing Adaptation & Performance In the interview, they covered a lot of great information, including: Mike’s… Read more

Strength Coach Podcast: Optimizing Adaptation and Performance

Strength Coach Podcast: Optimizing Adaptation and Performance

Last week I had an opportunity to join Anthony Renna on the Strength Coach Podcast to discuss our upcoming seminar Optimizing Adaptation and Performance. During the interview, we discussed: My assessment and performance profiling process and how it influences program design Specific examples of how to train around ankle mobility limitations Strategies to individualize training… Read more

3 not-so-secrets to effective in-season recovery

3 not-so-secrets to effective in-season recovery

Today I want to share another post from my friend Devan McConnell. I asked Devan to write a post on the 3 most important recovery strategies his team uses in-season, as his team consistently performs well coming down the home stretch of the season. These are not glamorous, but they work. 3 Not-So Secrets to… Read more

8 Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep Quality

8 Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep Quality

Today I have another segment in the series of sports nutrition tips from my friend Brian St. Pierre, who wrote the Nutrition Guide for my new program Ultimate Hockey Transformation. For a “nutrition” tip, this article has almost nothing to do with eating. With the alphabet soup of credentials Brian carries after his name, I… Read more