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caseydellas
08-15-2002, 02:11 PM
Or anything in genreal that would make me a better hockey player? Im lookign to improve everything..... shooting skateing balance

do you think one of those wee gee boards or whatever you call them would help improve my balance on the ice?

warriorlifter21
08-16-2002, 12:23 PM
To make you faster and more explosive in your skating....you will need to incorporate a good olympic weightlifting routine which involves the clean,powerclean,snatch,cleanand jerk,pushpress,rackclean etc. If you dont know how to do them run a search. Also a good sprinting program will do the trick

caseydellas
08-16-2002, 07:41 PM
I allready got enough lifting....... Got a good sprinting program? I jsut sprint from one end of my tennis court to the other.............. Anything else I can incoporate?

KM9
08-16-2002, 08:59 PM
plyos

caseydellas
08-18-2002, 09:18 AM
pylos???? explain please

Fletch
08-20-2002, 07:38 AM
Originally posted by caseydellas
pylos???? explain please

plyometric training focuses on developing the fast twitch muscle fibers that provide you with the explosive movement you're desiring. Exercises range from box jumping to side abductor raises (hip flexor development) to dot hopping (to work on quick feet).

having great hip flexors and a strong body will make you skate faster. Plyos are my vote as well.

- Fletch

dez/null
08-20-2002, 10:39 AM
el bumpo for plyo!

caseydellas
08-20-2002, 09:01 PM
Anyone got a good webstie with a workout I can do with minimal equipment
hipe flexors and pylos.....

Arniefan
08-29-2002, 10:16 AM
gary roberts says standing jumps are great any jumps r great for hockey and skipping worked for me as did running