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. ...
How to evaluate a training facility: 7 questions to ask

How to evaluate a training facility: 7 questions to ask

The sports training industry has developed into an over $8 billion industry. New athlete training facilities are popping up everywhere.  They have become a popular business venture for many people who enjoy athletics and like to be around athletes.  Unfortunately, as...
4 Things All Baseball Players Should Be Doing This Winter

4 Things All Baseball Players Should Be Doing This Winter

There’s still snow on the ground, but all of Minnesota looks to warmer days, green grass, and, of course, baseball season.  While it may seem like these days are far off, it is time for baseball players to start prepping for the upcoming season. Here are four things...
4 Reasons Why You Should Make Time For Breakfast

4 Reasons Why You Should Make Time For Breakfast

Someone once told me they believed eating breakfast was just a scam that marketing agencies made up to make more money. As a dietitian who LOVES all things breakfast-related, I tried so hard not to laugh right in their face. We grew up hearing “breakfast is the most...
Concussion Crisis: How the Medical System is Failing Athletes

Concussion Crisis: How the Medical System is Failing Athletes

Over the past 10-15 years, the medical and athletic communities have made great strides in raising concussion awareness.  While most athletes, parents, and coaches recognize the seriousness of concussions, many do not know the best route to diagnosing and managing a...
Crashing a Ferrari: The RGIII Story

Crashing a Ferrari: The RGIII Story

The story of Robert Griffin, III may be one of the best illustrations of why addressing quality of movement is so important.    RGIII was the 2nd overall draft pick in the 2012 NFL draft after an impressive career at Baylor.  He posted outstanding numbers at the NFL...
5 Things Every Runner Should Do This Winter

5 Things Every Runner Should Do This Winter

As snow and ice blanket our fair state in the winter months, the running “off-season” descends on those of us who fear the unexpected slip or dislike the brutal wind and cold.  While some may view it as lost mileage, I encourage you to view it as an opportunity to...