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Sheldon Souray Building Hip Strength and Flexibility

November 20th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Strength Training, Stretching/Yoga

This video comes to us from our friends over at www.hockeyot.com and it shows how NHL star Sheldon Souray strengthens and loosens his hips using some track hurdles.  It may look pretty basic but I suggest you go ahead and give it a try.  You’ll be surprised.



What Does Off-Ice Conditioning Do To Your Ice Hockey Workouts?

November 18th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Cardio, Strength Training

No matter how much ice hockey players pretend to have spent time on rehabilitation and further training during off-season, the trainer is clever enough to judge that the players have primarily focused on socialization, entertainment, and hang-outs. While it may be too tempting for the players to spend their hard-earned money lavishly on what pleases them, they must not lose sight of keeping abreast game related activities.

You think that finally, fall season is over and you can now do what you like. For instance, relaxing and resting all day long, eating junk food, not following workouts regularly, etc. However, being an athlete, this is a time that you must not take lightly. This is because the amount of hard work you put in during off-season will determine your performance during your season. More »