Returning to Play After an Injury

Returning to Play After an Injury

Injuries occur in sports. Some require rest, some rehab, and sometimes treatment and physical activity modifications are necessary to get the athlete back into competition. Every injury and every athlete are different so there is no black-and-white answer to how fast...

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Dealing With Injuries During Hockey Season

Dealing With Injuries During Hockey Season

Let’s just say you did everything right in the off-season. You stayed off your skates and recovered from last season’s injuries. You put in good work in the gym and got bigger, faster, and stronger.   You felt great getting back on the ice as you practiced for...

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Final Phase of the Hockey Off Season

Final Phase of the Hockey Off Season

The beginning of the hockey season is just weeks away. Several camps are going on and the demand for the players to be on the ice is increasing. So, the work we do in the gym changes as we enter this final phase of the off-season.   To recap, the first phase of...

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4 Ways To Fight Fatigue and Boost Your Recovery

4 Ways To Fight Fatigue and Boost Your Recovery

With fall sports coming back into season, training intensity and frequency will ramp up for many teams, making recovery a prominent aspect of the game. As physical stress on athletes increases, their bodies are sure to feel the effects. Fatigue, muscle soreness, and...

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Two Simple Exercises to Improve Your Speed on the Ice

Two Simple Exercises to Improve Your Speed on the Ice

Today’s hockey game is faster than ever. Today’s young stars like Trevor Zegras and Jack Hughes are so effective because of their speed. Perennial offensive stars Connor McDavid and Johnny Gaudreau have an unreal ability to accelerate and beat their opponent to the...

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What To Take Away From The NHL Draft

What To Take Away From The NHL Draft

It’s that time of year again as the NHL draft takes place and all hockey fans glue their eyes to the television to see who will be the stars of the future. There were plenty of surprises and transactions that made this year’s draft fun to talk about.  But there was...

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Keys to Recovery

Keys to Recovery

Recovery after training or competition is crucial to continue sports performance at high-intensity levels. Exercise-induced fatigue results in a decreased ability to generate adequate muscle force, or power, during activity. When the muscle is fatigued, there are...

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Availability: The Best Attribute for an Athlete

Availability: The Best Attribute for an Athlete

When we look at what makes an athlete superior, we look at speed, strength, and power. Some will look at how the athlete performs under pressure like scoring an overtime goal or striking out a batter with the bases loaded. Others may look at winning such as an elite...

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Getting Stronger, Not Bigger

Getting Stronger, Not Bigger

All the hype on social media today stresses how cool it is to be huge and lift heavy weights. You can’t look at Instagram, YouTube, or TikTok without seeing some pro athlete or someone trying to be a pro athlete lifting an outrageous amount of weight one time and...

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