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Stanley Cup Star Ryan O'Reilly Fueled by Rigorous, Unorthodox Training

Ryan O'Reilly is leading the St. Louis Blues to the promised land. The 28-year-old center is a big reason the Blues are within one win of their fir...

3 Reasons Hockey Players Should Never Train to Failure

Training to failure is something that's done in hockey gyms across the world on an almost daily basis. And in my opinion, it's a gigantic mistake. ...

Study Finds Just 12 Percent of NHL and NCAA Hockey Players Specialized Before Age 12

Early sport specialization does not guarantee future stardom. If anything, it may make eventually reaching an elite level in said sport more diffic...

5 Strength Training Tips for High School Hockey Players

If you're a high school hockey player, I've got great news for you. You're old enough to start lifting weights for real. You enter the Iron Game...

6 Essential Exercises to Improve Your Skating Speed

Probably the most often question we get asked is: " What can I do to improve my skating speed?" Outside of non-physical traits of game sense and...

WATCH: A 16-Year-Old Jack Eichel Make a 300-Pound Hang Clean Look Easy

Jack Eichel has emerged as one of the NHL's most explosive players. At the time of this writing, the Buffalo Sabres' young phenom currently boasts ...

4 Challenging Core Exercises for Hockey Players

What do maintaining a low skating stance, changing directions quickly and shooting the puck hard all have in common? You need strong, well-develope...

5 Single-Leg Strength Exercises Hockey Players Should Be Doing

Single-leg exercises should be a part of every hockey player's training program. They build strength and muscle, improve stability and give your spine...

4 Training Insights to Create Better Youth Hockey Players

I have coached hockey players from pros all the way down to 8-year-olds. While I currently work mostly with high school, college and men's play...

4 Big Reasons Why Hockey Players Should Bulk Up

Too many hockey players and coaches still believe that getting "big" or "bulky" will make you slow on the ice. If you do nothing else but focus on ...

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