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2017

4 Rules for In-Season Strength Training

    If you’re reading this during your sport’s season, you’re probably feeling at least a little beat up right now. Given the nicks and dings that inevitably come with practices and games, it’s tempting to skip out on weight…

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2017

The Traits Successful Female Hockey Players Bring to the Gym

| by Kyle Kokotailo of Relentless Hockey Training I’m not a female hockey player, (hopefully that’s obvious). But let me give you some context into why this article was written. Over the past two years, on average, I’ve worked with over 120 elite…

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2017

An Excerpt From “You Are A Contender”

  Intro How do the world’s best athletes and performers make it to the top and stay there. Talent and skill are not enough in themselves. Emotions run the show in elite performance, to produce outstanding achievements in any sport,…

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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

Sleep might be the next performance‑enhancer

  By: Bob Kowalski    Athletes constantly try to find any edge — using technology, nutrition, training and sometimes chemistry to get a step ahead of their competition. The newest performance-enhancer might be the oldest: sleep. Researchers in the United…

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2017

Getting Cut from the Team

Disappointment is as much a part of sports as it can be in life. That’s a fact. In hockey (or all team sports) two teams will face off and one will eventually win. In other sports, like track and field…

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2017

4 Men’s College Hockey Coaches Discuss What Qualities They Want in a Recruit

  By Steve O’Brien   AT GCA, we have asked hundreds of Men’s College Hockey Coaches this question: Describe the qualities that your program is looking for in a potential student-athlete? We have received a range of thoughtful and relevant responses from…

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2017

Managing your social media in an era of idiocy

Mediate your media Managing your social media in an era of idiocy By Peter O’Neill Social media isn’t just a trend or some phase that will eventually dissolve. It’s become a societal norm and has infused itself with our personal…

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2017

5 ways hockey players can stand out in try outs!

by Maria Mountain I was talking to one of the AAA players I train earlier this week and he told me that his team was doing spring try-outs this year, so that will be in the next month or two. …

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2017

3 Off-Ice Summer Training Habits for Our Younger Hockey Players

The off-season is the perfect time to build your routine. By Kelvin Cech   The dog days of summer are enough to zap the energy out of anybody, let alone a teenaged hockey player with other things on his mind…

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