Summer Hydration

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By: Gabriella DeBono Paying attention to hydration is essential for successful training, but it’s especially important when you start ramping up your training and doing workouts in the sunshine! How do I know if my body is hydrated?  1. Urine colour Don’t be grossed out… Take a look! The colour of…

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Do your kids have proper footwear for off-ice training?

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      Proper training shoes deliver comfort in key moments for young athletes. The shoe should offer optimal protection and support, which helps prevent ankle and foot pain during any form of exercise. Remember, investing in proper equipment both on and off the ice will help your skater get the maximum benefits of training….

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How to Generate More Height in Jumps

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Off-ice jumping is important to develop rotational axis, spatial awareness and simulating the on ice jumps.  However, in order to improve vertical jump, skaters need to do much more than just practicing off-ice jumps. Research shows that the depth jump is one of the top exercises to help improve jump…

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