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The strength hockey players need to succeed is not always obvious to the casual observer. While lifting big weights like a heavy squat or bench press is impressive, strength is a lot more than just the matter on a barbell
There are seven strength training movement patterns all athletes need to master. To understand why you have to understand why athletes strength train in the first place.
Building a base of general strength is useful for almost every athlete. It’s even more helpful if all 7 of the fundamental movement patterns are being strengthened. These movement patterns reflect the big categories of athletic movement.
Sports are returning after COVID-19 shutdowns, and athletes need to be preparing now, so they can get back and play at their best. While at home or waiting for sports return, you can improve some basics that can help prevent
Detraining during lockdowns and a quick reopening will increase injury risk The injury risk returning to sports after COVID-19 shutdowns is greater than most coaches realize. Preventing injuries has to be one of the highest priorities for coaches, teams, and
There are 3 goals coaches need to achieve when planning the return to sports for any athlete As teams and sports organizations start targeting a return to sport dates, they need plans to prepare the athletes. At Velocity, we’ve been
The return to sports after COVID-19 will be different than just flipping a switch and starting a season. This stoppage of sports due to the pandemic is unprecedented. Restrictions vary across the country from a strict stay at home orders
While COVID19 itself hasn’t shown any direct effects, the pandemic and our social distancing response probably will impact tendon injury risk for athletes. You need to understand what is happening with your tendons while you are away from sport and
Nutrition at home during covid-19 stay at home actions and social distancing is much different for people. Athlete’s don’t have their normal routines or places for eating. Watch this video with Velocity nutrition coaches and dieticians checking- in on what’s
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