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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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2016

4 Tips For In-Season Training Success In Hockey

by: Conor Doherty In hockey, it has always been accepted amongst strength and conditioning specialists as well as the players themselves that the off-season was the only time to really improve your strength and athleticism. The in-season was and still…

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2016

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

By: Ronnie Shuker     Imagine four weeks of acupuncture, saunas and hot tubs. There are yoga, Pilates, meditation and tai chi sessions, too. And don’t forget the massage therapists, stretch therapists and chiropractors at your disposal. Oh yeah, and…

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2015

Sports Genetics is changing the game of Hockey

  Some of our clients at Hockey Family Advisor have recently been working with a new company called Athletigen. Athletigen is a Sports Genetics company that links science to athletic performance. The results from being able to put that knowledge…

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2015

Crosby, Giroux take part in sledge hockey game in awesome video

By: Jared Clinton     One of the most underrated aspects of hockey is the way it brings people together, be it to play, watch, or simply talk about the game. Sledge hockey does just the same, and in a…

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2014

“Eleven Seconds” – The Travis Roy Story

A Reminder That Things Could Change In The Blink of An Eye….   Travis Roy Travis Roy, a young hopeful in the world of hockey, finally realized his lifelong dream – only to see it turn, in an instant, into…

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2014

CPR For Hockey Fans – What a Great Initiative…..

  Do you have something like this going on in your area….. let us know and we’ll try  to get the message out……            

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2014

5 In Season Off Ice Training Tips To Stay Healthy and Strong

by Scott Ward You’ve worked extremely hard all summer long, watched what you ate, missed that major party that ended up being epic, and got up at the crack of dawn to get your work out in before your morning…

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2014

Concussion – the Invisible Injury

    Matt Eagles is a medical student at Memorial University, Newfoundland and Labrador (Class of 2017) and a former Major Junior and University hockey player. He is a founding member of Concussion-U   On Saturday November 19, 2011 I…

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2014

Heal Faster, Go Farther

  by Christine A.Toriello After a couple of days soaking my foot in epson salt and sporting flip flops until the swelling diminished, my foot injury from last weekend is healing up remarkably well.  It’s a good thing, too, since…

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