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
Fall at FHIT means two things: time to make the last push before the season starts, and performance testing. Much to my dismay, both seem to draw less popularity than they should. Sure, people are busier in the fall, but who wants to put in countless hours of hard work in the summer just to … More Why Test?
The in-season workout is more of an art form than anything. It’s much different than the highly fatiguing endurance workouts that start the year, easier than the extra heavy 6 sets of 2 reps strength sets in the middle of the summer, and less intense than the explosive power workouts that you finish the year … More The Key to In-Season Workouts