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Quick and Easy Grocery Shopping Tips for Busy Families

Healthy eating starts at the grocery store. From there, nutritious meals can be cooked up quickly or prepared ahead of time to be put away for busy days. This process […]

Play Like a Riverbank Ranger… Nothing More and Nothing Less

Sometimes I wonder how I ever made a life in hockey. If ‘becoming a hockey player’ really requires 10,000 hours of training, and thousands of dollars, then how did I […]

Competitive Sports are They a Good or Bad Thing?

Should your kids really be playing hockey or any sport at a highly competitive level? Are there some serious, long-term, mental costs to their involvement?   When it comes to […]

Appreciation for the Hockey Mom

Where would all of us hockey players be without mom? More than likely we would be starving, late for practice and missing a skate or glove. Nothing runs smoothly unless […]

Your Hockey Path — Where will it lead you?

One of my favourite times of year is when I enter the classroom setting with our various skills academies and discuss hockey opportunities around the world. Hockey has been an […]

Spring Into Spring Hockey With These Powerful Nutrition Tips

Whether you are a beginner or experienced athlete, staying properly fuelled while training or competing is a challenge. However, with a little nutrition knowledge and few skills in the kitchen, you […]

The Pros and Cons of Spring Hockey

Spring hockey can be the best of times and the worst of times! It can be amazing or disappointing. It can enhance your player’s skill development or exacerbate your player’s […]

Male vs. Female Hockey Players — Should Training Methods Differ?

When it comes to training male and female hockey players, I don’t use any special exercises or programs that differ between the two sexes. My experience and research over the years hasn’t […]

Ask Meaghan

As the countdown to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi continues, and as the days get closer to when the Canadian Team will march together in the Opening Ceremonies, there is a sense of urgency that continues to escalate in anticipation of the competition that will take place.

Establishing Nutrition Goals For The Off-Season

If you’re like most athletes, once off-season starts, you’re ready for a well-deserved break. During the season, you’re constantly working to develop your skills, improve your eating habits and are […]

Beat The February Blahs With These 12 Great Hockey Reads

Come February, many of us are counting down the days until Daylight Savings Time. If you are feeling the February blahs and need a little something to get you through […]

Fuelling up for hockey — Why Carbohydrates are a Hockey Player’s Best Friend

Playing great hockey requires planning ahead and not only eating well, but eating enough — something many players don’t think about. Proper sport nutrition involves consistent planning throughout the entire […]