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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 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 ...

Top 5 Ways to Boost Your Skating Speed

"What are the top five exercises to get faster for hockey in your opinion?" It's a question I get asked all the time. Since this is such a common q...

No One in the NHL Playoffs Can Knock Down Dustin Byfuglien

The Vegas Golden Knights, in their inaugural season in the NHL, have made it all the way to the Western Conference Finals, where they're currently...

Eliminate Ankle Sprains With This 3-Minute Daily Routine

The frustration and pain of spraining an ankle is very personal to me. I've sprained each ankle at least 20 times (I kid you not). Since becoming a Do...

Hockey Players: Fix Your Bad Hips With These 3 Mobility Exercises

Tight, immobile hips bother practically every hockey player at all levels of competition. Being tight in the front of your hips can lead to a bunch...

What Too Many Athletes Get Wrong About In-Season Training (And How to Fix It)

For quite some time now, I've noticed a couple of disturbing trends developing in regards to in-season strength and conditioning. Most athletes are...

Develop Hockey Power With Clean and Snatch Pulls

Although the skill level in the game has risen dramatically over the last few years, hockey remains first and foremost a collision sport. This means w...

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