05-14-2020 Live Q&A – “Synthetic Ice…You’ll Like it”

Hey guys, Kevin here with Maria’s Facebook Live Q&A incase you missed it. If you don’t have time to watch the full video, here’s the times we talked about each specific topic below: 3:15 – Synthetic Ice – You’ll like it. 10:20 – When should we do mobility training?  When should we do speed training?…

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In-Season Training for Hockey Goalies

I know it is a busy time of year for you.    I know most of you aren’t thinking about IN-SEASON training at all.    I know most of you think the baggers you do with your team are your in-season training.   The rest of you are thinking “I’m just gonna wait until things settle down a bit and…

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ICE HOCKEY GOALIES – Stop Every Shot With These 3 Moves

As a hockey goalie, you are NOT going to stop every single shot. #truth #ouch But you can drastically increase your chances by developing the goalie specific stamina and stability that we review in this brand new video.  We hit the ice to go through how these elements help you on the ice and then…

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11/24 Live Q&A – Ankle Issues, Strength Training at Home, Hip Flexibility

Hey gang, Rachel here (Maria’s Super-Awesome Assistant!). If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Goalie Q&A on 11-24-2017, fear not! I have the video for you right here: https://youtu.be/vcZY9WVN-zg Also, in case you’re pressed for time on this beautiful afternoon, below are the topics discussed along with where you can find them in…

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EOTW: Quadruped Hip Abduction

Think of this as another ‘rotator cuff’ exercise for your hip. You can build some stamina in your lateral rotators and abductors very easily by adding this to your hockey training routine. At Revolution Conditioning we fit it into our dynamic warm-up, use it as a supplemental exercise during our resistance training or as active…

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Rotator Cuff Training For A Goalie’s Hips

  I am pretty sure you all know how much time pitchers spend working on their rotator cuff. If you pitched in little league when you were a kid, chance are you had some rotator cuff exercises that you routinely used. We all know how an injury to the rotator cuff of a pitcher is…

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Are you an antevert or a retrovert?

Since your hips are your bread and butter if you are a goalie I thought we should get to know this marvelous joint a little better.  I can see this stretching into a 3, 4 or 5 part series, so let’s consider this part one. Looking at bony structure and anatomical range of motion –…

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Wonder if Luongo ever tries this?

I find the pre-season fascinating for a few reasons 1) I have to anxiously wait to see how the athletes I train over the summer are doing at their pro camps and 2) there are always lots of tweaks and strains that pop up and this always gets me thinking about the ‘why’. The one that sticks in my head most recently is Luongo’s groin ‘tweak’. I immediately thought back to an article about how Luongo became passionate about road biking this off-season and how he logged 1800km on the bike to help him drop 8lbs of weight. I can’t help but think…hmmmmmmm!

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Hip Impingement in Hockey Goalies: Try this simple self evaluation.

I have been interested in learning more and more about femoroacetabular hip impingement (FAIS) in hockey goalies and the more I talk about it the more I am amazed at how many goalies play with pain in the front of their hip and think it is normal. Check out the video to learn more about what causes hip impingement in hockey goalies and then take the self evaluation.

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New twist on hip stretch for hockey players.

Check out this video and try the stretch. It is an essential stretch for hockey goalies and skaters alike. Your glutes get a lot of work, so they need a nice stretch to keep them happy.

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