Question What can I do to prepare for the checking level next season? ANSWER We suggest to do a CHECKING CLINIC but as far as training nothing particular other than just overall strength conditioning (assuming the questioner was about 10 11 years old)
Question was I can't seem to gain weight any tips?
Well providing no food allergies scoop of peanut butter and glass of milk an hour before bedtime every night .
Question How long should you warmup before working out? We suggest five minute warmup to raise your heart rate and to get your body and muscles warmed up
The question we got this was came from a goalie who wants to gain muscle get quicker.
We suggest doing a combination resistance bands, plyometrics,slide board and isometric exercises.
We were asked this week What do you suggest we eat day of or day prior to?
HYDRATE HYDRATE HYDRATE and load carbs 18 to 24 hours prior to game!!!!
We received a question this week
WHAT DO YOU FEEL IS THE BEST TRAINING METHOD FOR A 16 YR OLD 5 10 180 PLAYER?
We suggest this player do a combined method Isometric workouts for strength and plyometrics for speed. We would go more in depth with this player and create a plan with food suggestions as well.
You should never stretch cold muscles!!! Always do a warmup and then you can do a stretch in you want to. Also after a workout always STRETCH or you lose 19% of your workout!!!
THREE R S that lead to a successful season. REPS are important to maintain REST is important to not overtrain or weaken muscles RECOVERY it is important to know the other 2 RS which all three put together work hand in hand
We were asked What can we do to improve our slapshot in the gym?
Well legs abs obliques and back are the key muscles to focus on to improving snapshot. Depending on age group will determine the exercises. If you want a specific workout designed for you
We were asked this week how do I maintain my weight during the long season? Without going into all kinds of scientific words that include micros and macros you simply want to increase your calorie intake to makeup for the calories you are burning off!! So eat more!!!!!! If you have a question you need answered send to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will post the answer