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2017

Understanding the importance of diet

  The human body is composed of water, bones, muscles and fat. The proper and perfect balance of all these components will give an athlete the edge when playing his game. If you are not at the right weight your…

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2017

NHL off-season training regimen not exactly how it appears

  By Michael Traikos   TORONTO – It is the end of summer and about a dozen NHL players have just finished an hour-long skate and are now spending the rest of a Friday morning in August tucked inside a windowless workout…

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2017

Four Weeks To A Better Player

Take The Right Steps To Improving Your Game and Yourself By: Ricki Dugdale This article was first published in the late summer, but I thought the information would be better shared at this time of the year. Another hockey season…

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2017

How players go from ‘skinny fat’ to lean, mean NHL machines

Hockey players require a long healing process for their broken bodies before they can even think about training hard.  By: Ronnie Shuker   Imagine four weeks of acupuncture, saunas and hot tubs. There are yoga, Pilates, meditation and tai chi…

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2016

Sports Nutrition For Hockey Players

  There is a new on-line service for hockey players, known as the Hockey Nutrition Network ( see http://www.hockeynutritionnetwork.org ). Pearle Nerenberg has been a good friend over the years, and has supplied several articles for our newsletters. A few…

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2016

Top 5 Ways a Hockey Player can Keep Energy High During Busy Times

by Pearle Nerenberg 30 August, 2016    Back-to-school means back to the busy season. Eating right and making good food choices can help keep your and your hockey players energised through the most hectic schedules. Here are 5 great ways to…

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2016

How to Prepare for Hockey Camp

By Pearle Nerenberg  The problem with summer camps or pre-season tryout hockey camps is that they are usually a shock to your body.  The gruelling on-ice and off-ice sessions will deplete your energy stores often much more than you have…

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2016

Tips for Ice Hockey Team Tryouts

  Trying out for a new ice hockey team can be an extremely nerve-racking experience! For many players, tryouts are more difficult than actual games. Most of the apprehension surrounding ice hockey tryouts is based on a lack of preparation,…

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2016

Preds Prospects Test Their Chops in the Kitchen

  By Brooks Bratten  – Stories have been told from decades past of players showing up to NHL training camps in September after a summer full of burgers, fries and a lack of movement. Camp was a time to get…

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2016

For Bruins, nutrition tweaks prove fruitful on ice

By Fluto Shinzawa Globe Staff   Hockey players do a lot of heavy lifting. They burn calories rapidly in games and practices. But not enough to ignore their diets.   Thanks to the team nutritionist, Bruins winger Tyler Randell is eating…

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