Have you ever been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day?
Well, this might not be necessarily true for everyone - for hockey players, it is.
Breakfast is the first meal of the day, where you literally “break fast” from the night before; and while timing doesn't necessarily have to be immediately upon waking - athletes should make it a priority in the morning.
Breakfast will kick starts your metabolism (body’s...
Picture: Nathan McKinnon measuring 7.6% body fat at the NHL 2013 Combine (Nathan Denette,The Canadian Press)
Hockey players undeniably come in all shapes and sizes.
From the boyish frame of Mitch Marner, who’s gained recent in recent years to his current playing weight of 170lb, to bigger players like Dustin Byfuglien, who is currently listed at 260, but is rumoured to have broken the 300 mark in past off-seasons. Players with a...
While there's a wide variety of options for supplements these days (both high quality and otherwise) - as a Strength Coach I'm often hesitant to make specific supplement recommendations to my hockey guys. Any supplement I recommend has to pass three criteria:,
Must be strongly-research backed;
I’ve seen elite athlete thrive on when adding to their nutrition practices;