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2017

Can you guess the one thing that most elite athletes have in common?

by John O’Sullivan     In January, my e-mail and social media accounts lit up with a simple image first shared with me on Twitter by @ohiovarsity. It’s amazing because the image portrays something that is widely known among experts, widely…

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2017

My Brother Dave

By: Paul Holmgren Team President / Philadelphia Flyers When I was 12, I asked my parents to send me to a week-long hockey camp at Bemidji State University. The school is three hours away from where we lived on the…

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2017

Athletes: Focus on What YOU Control – Preparation, Effort & Attitude

By Stephen Walker, PhD       Athlete’s Dilemma: With So Many Variables in Training – Overwhelm is a Common Occurrence Not too long ago Podium Sports Journal conducted an interview with Dr. Sam Maniar, former staff Sport Psychologist with The Ohio State University.  In…

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2016

On to the Mental Side

By Ben Scrivens, Goaltender   We, the goaltenders’ union, do ourselves a huge disservice with how we mentally approach our position. How can we expect anyone to take us seriously when we’re the most superstitious players around? Why should we…

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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

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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2015

NHL Diet: Eat Like a Stanley Cup Champ

. With the NHL back in swing, we take a behind-the-scenes look at the nutrition program and recipes that fueled the Chicago Blackhawks to victory. by Dan Israeli   The 2013 Chicago Blackhawks were fueled to succed. By succeed we…

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2015

Why Pasta Is NOT The Best Pre-Game Meal!

By Ryan Dennis    Perhaps no food is more overrated and overhyped, as far as performance is concerned, than pasta. It seems so deeply ingrained in exercise consciousness that you can’t take one step into a dressing room without stumbling…

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