Conor Doherty

Conor Doherty

Conor Doherty, PTS, is an athletic trainer in Dryden, Ontario, who specializes in sports performance. The majority of his clients are hockey players. Learn more about his training methods and programs at http://starfactoryfitness.com.

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Introducing Youth to Off-Ice Hockey Training

Every year I run into players, from youth leagues to junior, that want to get started with an off ice hockey training program. More often than not what...

3 Ways to Prevent the Most Common Hockey Injury

If you're around hockey players enough, you'll often hear them complain about lower back pain, or tightness in their hip flexors. This is often the...

Build a Body Like Sidney Crosby's

Being beloved by one of the greatest hockey nations for scoring the overtime goal in overtime of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games has already put Sidney...

Comparing the Athleticism of the Canadian and American Olympic Hockey Teams

With the Sochi Olympic Games just around the corner, hockey fans everywhere are hungry to see how each team's superstar filled roster will hold up...

Hockey Training to Improve Your Game In-Season

With the amount of people telling athletes that in-season hockey training is all about maintenance, developing a mindset that encourages improvement is...

The Training Behind the NHL's Fittest Players

In order to be one of the fittest NHL players, you need a number of things going for you.  One this you need is good health.  The healthier you stay...

How to Maximize Your Hockey Off-Season

You might not be on the ice during the off-season, but that doesn't mean you can simply sit around. You must dedicate yourself to training so that...

Diet Tips to Improve On-Ice Performance

Diet is crucial for hockey players who want to maximize their performance on the ice. Of the many things that can be neglected in a training program...

Stick With CrossFit? Pros and Cons for Hockey Players

CrossFit has been offering hockey training in some of its box gyms. But do training for hockey and the CrossFit method—short, intense, no-frills...

Unlock Your Hockey Performance With Mobility Drills

If you want to take your hockey game to the next level, you must focus on more than strength, speed and power. Having sufficient mobility will hel...

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