Author Archives: Adam Redmond

4 Tips for Post-Exercise Recovery

The quality of the athletic result of all of our hard work is mostly determined in the 22 hours/day we aren’t training rather than the 2 that we are.  Here are 4 tips to help optimize your recovery: Sleep – … Continue reading

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Nutrition for the Female Athlete

The top athletes view food as fuel. They understand that nutrition has a direct influence on performance and recovery. Proper nutrition has helped the best athletes avoid burnout & repeated injury while athletes with poor nutritional habits experience decreased motivation, … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Get Back in Shape After the Holidays

Not feeling so great after the Holiday Season? Here are 4 ways to help you get back on track. 1. Set realistic exercise goals Don’t worry so much about setting a weight loss/gain goal when starting back, focus on the … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Stay Fit Over the Holidays

5 Ways to Stay Fit Over the Holidays Between work parties, family visits and last minute shopping, the holidays can be a chaotic time for everyone! With all the hustle and bustle, trying to stay active can sometimes fall by … Continue reading

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LTAD and Early Specialization

The long term athlete development model (LTAD) is a plan that maps out athletic development over a person’s life span.  The LTAD suggests best practices for different developmental stages to best optimize the athletic, emotional and mental experience for athletes … Continue reading

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The Importance of Off-Season Training

The Importance of Off-Season Training Today’s hockey player has evolved into a much more sophisticated athlete than ever before. Long gone are the days when you could just show up for training camp in September and expect to compete at … Continue reading

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Game Day Nutrition

Game Day Nutrition Part 1 of 2 – Pre-Game Nutrition Nutrition is a vital part of any game day preparation.  Although each individual will find a slightly different recipe for optimizing their performance, there are a few trusty guidelines that … Continue reading

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4 Common Myths About Training Uncovered

Strength and Conditioning: Fact or Fiction? There are many stigmas and myths that surround strength and conditioning for athletes. Today, we’re going to discuss 4 common questions that we are commonly asked by athletes and parents. 1)Flexibility Does Not Influence … Continue reading

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