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March 2017

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Prioritizing Hockey Training: A Delicate Balance

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Playoff season, the beginning of the end, the culmination of all of the hard work. It is a valuable time to revisit the discussion regarding in-season training. This time, however, I am going to look at this discussion through a slightly different lens. Instead of looking in detail at the ideal programming and periodization for In-Season training, I want to acknowledge the balance of all of the aspects of life for an athlete, and open the discussion regarding what should or could be prioritized for development. I do have some expertise on the subject of balancing the chaotic schedules of…

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Fuel Yourself Don’t Fool Yourself!

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It’s that time of year again. Spring is in the air, days are getting longer, the local arenas are simmering down momentarily between playoffs and tryouts and the sports fields are ready to come alive with soccer, baseball and lacrosse. Spring and summer athletes are ready to take on their sports while Fall and winter athletes begin the official off-season in a quest to maximize learning, conditioning and development These days athletes train hard year-round, perfect their skills through practice, and compete to win. But, how are they fueling their game? Are they doing all they can to help their…

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