Category Archives for "Strength Training for Hockey"

Q&A – over work, ACL reconstruction, splits

Hey gang, Rachel here (Maria’s Super-Awesome Assistant!). If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Skater & Goalie Q&A from 10-19-2016, no sweat! I have the video for you right here: In case you’re only interested in a specific topic, below is the table of contents for what was discussed along with where you […]

Q&A – morning stretching, quicker arms, goalie cardio

Hey gang, Rachel here (Maria’s Super-Awesome Assistant!). If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Skater & Goalie Q&A from 10-06-2016, fear not! I have the video for you right here: Also, in case you just want to get to the “good stuff”, below are the topics discussed along with where you can find […]

Essential Home Gym For Hockey Players

When I get asked about buying this new cool gadget for off-ice training at home, I always ask “what do you have right now?”. Some of you are looking to buy a TRX, Slideboard, Balance Board, Rebounder, BOSU, you name it, so you can workout at home. Although I really like the TRX and I […]

Home Workout For SKATERS – No Equipment

Your turn skaters! In case you missed it, last week I put together a home workout program for goalies…these week I have one for you. I want to make it simple for you to achieve your goals (it won’t be easy, because you have to do the work).  I also want to make it simple […]

Q&A – tennis elbow, recovery tips, slow cardio & more

Hey gang, Rachel here (Maria’s Super-Awesome Assistant!). If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Skater & Goalie Q&A yesterday afternoon, fear not! I have the video for you right here: Also, in case you’re pressed for time on this beautiful Friday afternoon, below are the topics discussed along with where you can find […]

HockeyTrainingPro.com Approved Core Exercises For Hockey Players

Now you know what the Core is and how NOT to train it, let me give you a few exercises to help you develop a strong core for hockey. TVA + Leg Lift This will feel very easy – muscularly it is very easy, but to do it properly it will take a lot of […]

Why Crunches Do More Harm Than Good For Hockey Players

For starters, in the article from a couple days ago, I hope you can appreciate how crunches do not strengthen your “core” in a functional way, the way you need your torso to perform on the ice. Critical Reasoning #1 – it doesn’t help you There are very few movements in sport where you need […]

Core Training: What Is The Core?

This week’s theme is Core Training for hockey players. Today you will discover what the core is and why it actually is (or is not) important. Later in the week I will explain why I haven’t had any athlete crunch in over seven years and finally I will give you a nice core training circuit, […]

The only two TABOO exercises at RevCon

As you may know, the goalies enrolled in the Turning Pro coaching program are able to come to Revolution Conditioning in London, ON and train for up to 3 days per year with our HockeyStrong training group. Last week I had two visiting goalies – Nick and Owen. It is always a treat to meet […]

They HATE It…Hips, Shoulders, Core

I am sorry… no idea how we have been together all these years and I don’t see where I have shared this one with you before.  I can’t believe it is true since this is one of my go to exercises for off-ice hockey training. Again, all I can say is sorry. Here is how […]

How To Gain Weight During The Hockey Off-Season

I know some of you rolled your eyes at this topic and thought “I wish!” But there are a bunch of you who are desperate to add mass.  You don’t want to walk into next season at 5’10 and 135lbs.  You are not sure how to make it happen when you are training 5 days […]