Body Recompositioning for Athletic Performance

Body Recompositioning for Athletic Performance

Body recomposition is a hot topic these days.  By definition, body recompositioning is the process of gaining lean muscle mass while reducing fat mass.  Depending on your goals, your weight may increase, decrease, or stay the same during this process (remember lean...
Why You Don’t Need An X-Ray for Your Ankle Sprain

Why You Don’t Need An X-Ray for Your Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are one of the most common orthopedic injuries occurring in sports, and it is the most commonly seen orthopedic injury in emergency rooms.  Most people who sprain their ankle feel it is necessary to go to the emergency room to make sure that the ankle...
Jump Higher: 4 steps to maximize your vertical

Jump Higher: 4 steps to maximize your vertical

Playing above the rim vs. below the rim is a complete game-changer.  While there are many skills and physical traits that go into being a good basketball player, being an explosive athlete who can out-jump your competition makes a big difference on the court.   What...
Snack With a Purpose

Snack With a Purpose

A lot of people assume snacking is an unhealthy habit, but many athletes require daily snacks to reach their nutrition goals.  Yes, mindless snacking on chips and ice cream while watching netflix may undermine your progress if your goal is to lose weight, but for...
Hockey Training: Guide to the Off-Season

Hockey Training: Guide to the Off-Season

As the hockey season comes to a close, it’s time for athletes to start thinking about what they are going to do in the off-season.  The off-season is the ideal time to recover from injury,  address movement dysfunctions, and focus on physical training to improve...
The Hockey Player’s Guide to Skating Faster

The Hockey Player’s Guide to Skating Faster

There are many skills and attributes that go into becoming a great hockey player – skating speed is probably one of the most important to taking a player to the next level.  But, how can you do that besides just skating more?  What you do in the gym can have a...
Chasing the NHL dream

Chasing the NHL dream

I still get chills every time I take the ice in front of a crowd.  The feeling of knowing that people came to watch me and my team play is like no other.  I am currently in my last year of juniors and playing for a team in Utica, NY. I am having my best season of my...
Executive Health: Maximizing Your ROI

Executive Health: Maximizing Your ROI

“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” – John F. Kennedy Today’s executives are busier than ever before, and, as a result, unhealthier than ever before. ...