Movement mechanics are important in sport, as they are the foundation for performance. If you cannot move correctly you will not play at a high level, no matter how skilled you are. But, movement is not the sole purpose of working out. Sports require the constant absorption and controlling of outside forces. This is especially … More Offset Loading
It’s winter break for college and junior teams right now, which means many players will be returning home with hopes of celebrating, seeing family, recovering a bit, and maybe even getting a few workouts in. Personally, I have had a few athletes come up to the gym for a workout, and over these past couple of … More Surviving Winter Break As A Hockey Player
The following post is one that I originally wrote for the Mega Goaltending blog on different ways to keep your groin muscles healthy. However, skaters can take the same advice from this blog, as goalie is not the only position that is prone to groin injuries. Hockey players, in general, have a higher risk of sustaining … More Groin Injury Prevention and Rehab
It’s been a tough few weeks to kick off the training season at FHIT. We’ve been focusing most of our time and energy on technique, and working out any kinks so that we are prepared when the weights get heavy. The hardest part about this portion of the training season is not the workouts themselves, … More Your Standard
SPECIAL MIDWEEK POST! Stress can be very detrimental to your health, your training, and your performance. Don’t let stress become a problem in your athletic career. Take the time to learn the ins and outs of stress. Luckily, I’ve done that for you in a quick video below. Embrace the knowledge.