Bulletproof Your Hamstrings

Despite the best efforts of performance coaches, physiotherapists, doctors and players to maintain hockey‐specific physical conditioning during the lockdown, many players may show detraining signs, resulting in an increased risk…

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Sleep Hygiene – Improved Performance
SLEEP – A NON-NEGOTIABLE but is POORLY PRESCRIBED! It is recommended that 7-9 hours of sleep will allow for psychological, physiological and physical recovery. Every tissue in the body is renewed faster during sleep than at any time when awake. Here are just a few other ways that sleep can optimise performance; PSYCHOLOGICAL: Increased in reaction Times, Improved learning and memory capabilities, and increases motivation. PHYSIOLOGICAL: Balanced release of hormones. PHYSICAL: reduces the likelihood of injury and decreases illness susceptibility

Sleep Hygiene – Improved Performance

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Hockey Recovery Strategies
Rest and recovery is an important aspect of an exercise program, especially for high level athletes. Athletes understand the importance of exercise training for optimal performance and improvement. However, rest and recovery is also an important aspect of an exercise program because it allows the body time to repair and strengthen itself in between workouts. It also allows the athlete to recover, both physically and psychologically.

Hockey Recovery Strategies

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