PLAYERS & PARENTS > TRAINING & NUTRITION

April 3, 2015
Hockey Nutrition: On pond or rink, fuel properly for max performance
During the offseason, your training, your schedule and the demands you put on your body change. As a result, your nutrition also should change.

February 9, 2015
Hockey Nutrition: Love these heart-healthy recipes
February is National Heart Month, so why not treat your heart to a healthy Valentine’s Day dinner?

January 30, 2015
Hockey Nutrition: Solutions to breakfast challenges
Some players start thinking about breakfast the moment they open their eyes, while others can’t stand the thought of food in the morning.

January 4, 2015
Hockey Nutrition: There's always time to eat right
An essential component to managing time well is knowing what is important so the proper amount of time can be allocated to tasks at hand.

November 24, 2014
Hockey Nutrition: Tips for a healthier Thanksgiving

October 21, 2014
Hockey Nutrition: Easy ways to play better this season
If someone told you that you could be 8 to 10 percent faster and 10 to 12 percent stronger, would you want to know how?

September 25, 2014
Hockey Nutrition: No age is too young to eat to compete
Are you old enough to benefit from proper nutrition? Absolutely, yes!

August 11, 2014
Hockey Nutrition: Looking at nutrients to improve vision
Most people would be thankful to have 20/20 vision. After all, it is usually considered “perfect vision.”

July 31, 2014
Hockey Nutrition: Eating healthy vs. eating to compete
Eating healthy is an excellent place to start. For hockey players, though, that’s just what it is: an excellent place to start.

June 23, 2014
Hockey Nutrition: Follow these fueling rules of the road
Players who want to gain a competitive edge while traveling must learn how to fuel their performance on the road.

June 11, 2014
Hockey Nutrition: Consistency counts, no matter the season
I typically begin working with hockey players during what is technically their offseason during the summer, but calls are starting early this year.

June 11, 2014
Training gurus show how to get ready away from the rink
When the season ends and there are no more practices, it’s up to the player to do his own work to improve.

April 6, 2014
Hockey nutrition: 10 tips to keep you sharp
As I write this letter, you’re in the midst of your season, but by the time you read it, many of you will have played your last game.

January 27, 2014
Hockey Nutrition: Carve a nutrition game plan
Every year between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, I spend time thinking back and looking forward.

September 19, 2013
Hockey Nutrition: Ramp up knowledge to raise the ‘bar’
It is the convenience and portability of bars that have even the most nutritionally disciplined players hooked.

August 23, 2013
Hockey Nutrition: Pack your own fuel
Thinking back to the last two hockey tournaments I attended, I’m hard-pressed to find enough healthy options to fuel a player’s performance on the ice.

August 1, 2013
Hockey nutrition: Sports drinks help fuel performance
Dehydration can be a player’s fiercest opponent.

May 21, 2013
Hockey Nutrition: Rise, shine and eat
It is often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This seems to be especially true for student-athletes, who need to fuel their brains as well as their bodies for academic and athletic success.

May 17, 2013
Davidson, Wilson named Vermont Academy head coaches
Vermont Academy is pleased to welcome two new head coaches to their ice hockey program for the 2013-14 academic year.

May 6, 2013
Hockey Nutrition: How to maximize your camp performance
Julie Nicoletti explains how proper nutrition improves a player’s energy levels, speed, strength and stamina.