Do These 3 Things Starting Today To Save Your Season

If you missed it, yesterday we talked about what to do if you have been a little delinquent in your off-season training so far. Don’t sweat it, you are not alone, but if you missed it yesterday go back and read the three things you absolutely must NOT do if that is the case. Now, let…

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Whatever You Do, Don’t Do THIS (even if you are behind in your training)

It is normal to feel panicked; you should feel a little panicked at this point, that is normal. If you have not been keeping up with your training over the last 2-months at least – that means training a minimum of three days per week in the gym plus some speed and stamina training on…

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Olympic Power For Hockey Goalies And Skaters #Rio2016

Well – – you might not be ready to take on the Olympic weightlifting in Rio this summer – that would be a pretty quick progression I guess, but you can get some of the power that those guys and gals have by adding this EOTW to the power phase of your off-season hockey training program.…

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Checklist For Off-Season Training Head Start

Checklist for a head start… I am not exaggerating when I say that May is critical for you.  If your hockey season starts in September then May should be the first month of your off-season.  If you are not yet 14/15 years old or if you just play hockey for fun, then don’t worry about…

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How To Gain Weight During The Hockey Off-Season

I know some of you rolled your eyes at this topic and thought “I wish!” But there are a bunch of you who are desperate to add mass.  You don’t want to walk into next season at 5’10 and 135lbs.  You are not sure how to make it happen when you are training 5 days…

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Working Hard vs Working Smart (you misunderstood)

Working smart can be hard… During the webinar this week we talked a lot about training smart vs just training hard.  Some of you got a little confused, you thought I meant that you didn’t have to work hard. That is NOT the case at all. You WILL have to work hard.  There will be…

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The 2 Ways Off-Season Hockey Training Leads To Injury

You’ve made it this far, so please make sure you read the entire article and read it with an open mind, don’t just say to yourself, “I would never do that” and dismiss the message. So here they are the two ways off-season hockey training leads to injury… NUMBER ONE: You do too much too…

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He Works Out Every Day But Doesn’t Get Stronger…

I rolled a few different questions into this article – but basically it is from the skater or goalie who works out like a fiend, but doesn’t really get stronger and doesn’t really get noticeably stronger or faster on the ice. Talk about frustrating. Luckily, usually this player actually loves working out, so that is…

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You have a chest day…

There is one good reason to do bench press as part of your off-ice hockey training – I will tell you about that in a second, but first let’s talk about one of the biggest sins hockey players make with their off-season training. You will know if you are making it or not by answering…

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The FASTEST way to fix your speed on the ice

If you had to pick the one ingredient that would help you be a better hockey player even if nothing else changed, most of you would say ‘speed’.  In fact I am sure I have never met a goalie or skater who replied to the question “What do you need to do to be better…

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