10 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Posted by Amey Doyle on April 17, 2014
10 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

I love how business often relates to sports.  Good managers understand what it takes to lead a team to success.  Often the road to success is not an easy one and requires hard work, dedication, commitment and the ability to 'get out of the comfort zone'.  I think this article relates well to coaches working to get their athletes to challenge themselves each day.  Set goals, work hard to achieve them and you'll move closer to reaching your potential.

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Who SHOULD train like a pro.

Posted by Amey Doyle on April 16, 2014
Who SHOULD train like a pro.

I have gotten a lot of questions about kids and off ice training, and I always like to direct parents to one of the best hockey training professionals that I know, Maria Mountain. Please read one of her latest articles where she talks about kids training and what parents should be doing to help their child train the 'right' way!

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Last year I wrote about whether kids need to ‘train like the pros’.  That seems to be a pretty...

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THE FUTURE OF HOCKEY IS IN NUTRITION

Posted by Amey Doyle on March 10, 2014
THE FUTURE OF HOCKEY IS IN NUTRITION

The Nutrition Edge for Hockey Performance is an easy to follow guide to advanced sports nutrition for hockey players. Sports Dietitian and long time hockey player, Pearle Nerenberg teamed up with hockey super mom, Margot Lacoste to create the most useful guide ever written for hockey players.  The future of hockey performance is in sports nutrition, and this guide holds all the answers to your questions.

Pearle is a registered dietitian with an expertise in sports nutrition in Montreal, Quebec. She operates a sports...

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Eating right in the Arena: Hockey Camp Update

Posted by Amey Doyle on January 22, 2014
Eating right in the Arena: Hockey Camp Update

A great article by Melissa Kazan, who is a Sport Dietitian with NutritionAthletica.ca and partner of Doyle Hockey Development.  

If your kids could take their game to the next level, they would, wouldn't they? Well, they can actually do so by eating the right foods everyday. That's how important the daily diet is. What your kids put in their mouth will directly affect their daily activities, and this includes how they play on ice.

Last July I got the chance to...

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Off Ice Training for Younger Players - Questions and Answers for Parents and Coaches

Posted by Amey Doyle on October 22, 2013
Off Ice Training for Younger Players - Questions and Answers for Parents and Coaches

As a female hockey developer, I am often asked a number of questions regarding both on and off ice training.  Recently, a number of these questions have focused specifically on off ice training.  I collaborated with three different Off Ice Specialists Maria Mountain MSC, CSCS owner of Revolution Conditioning, Emmanuelle Blais certified crossfit trainer and former National Team member and Don White, Owner of Core Excellence.  I have therefore compiled a few training related questions that many parents have brought to my attention and tried to...

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Back to School: 5 Healthy Snacks to go!

Posted by Amey Doyle on September 03, 2013
Back to School: 5 Healthy Snacks to go!

Written by: Melissa Kazan, Sports Dietitian for NutritionAthletica.ca

Melissa Kazan is part of Nutrition Athletica's team of Sports Nutritionists and is a partner with Doyle Hockey Development.

The 5 healthy snacks were selected based on their nutritional quality: the less sugar added and the more fibre and/or protein the snack has the more likely was it to make the list. The snacks’ convenience to be carried without needing to be refrigerated was also considered.

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Is Fat Making Me Fat?  What every hockey player should know.

Posted by Amey Doyle on January 11, 2013
Is Fat Making Me Fat?  What every hockey player should know.

By: Pearle Nerenberg, Sports Dietitian  - www.nutritionathletica.com Pearle Nerenberg is a sports dietitian and owner of Nutrition Athletica in Montreal Quebec.  She specializes in working with recreational to elite hockey players on their nutrition programs.

Are you concerned about gaining extra body fat?  If you are, you are not alone.  Many hockey players are deciding what to eat to avoid putting on weight as fat.  With all this talk about fat it might be logical to assume that eating...

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HOCKEY HIPS

Posted by Amey Doyle on December 18, 2012
HOCKEY HIPS

The Most important part of a hockey players body is by far their hips. The strength of the hip girdle is equally as important as the mobility of the surrounding musculature.

That being said, in hockey there is more often than  not an Adductor strain (read: Groin pull) or some type of injury related to the hip region. The beauty of this is it can be easily prevented through a sound pre-game warm-up routine consisting of some stretching and movement prep (drills) if you have the...

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