What is your QL muscle and how do you activate it? – Goalie Training Q&A – 6.8.23

Welcome to your June 8th edition of Goalie Training Q&A!  Are you an ice hockey goalie and have heard of your QL muscle and wondered what it is, where it is and how to strengthen it?  Listen in to what Maria has to say about this and many other topics in this Q&A session.

Check out the time stamps below to catch up on Maria’s thoughts and advice!

2:40       Thoughts on Bauer 2X pro goalie glove for U18 goalie

3:03       If you’re under 14 years old can you still do the workouts?

4:15       See here for ideas on how to help do a pull up

5:44       What do you recommend for a strong and healthy QL (quadratus lumborum)?

7:43       What are some daily habits for goalies?

9:39       Watch here on Maria’s thoughts on how to come back from a tear in the groin

10:57    New goalie and having troubles getting right pad down flat in butterfly (left pad is fine)

13:30    What muscles group should goalies focus on for off ice training?

Thanks for tuning in!  Bonnie from the GTP Team