John Russo

Nutrition/hydration (part 3)


 

By John Russo
Let’s Play Hockey Columnist

 

Let’s get more technical

Last week I warned you that this third installment would get more technical. It is important to understand more – it will then be easier to understand why the eating advice is important and certain “habits” are beneficial or detrimental.

Read more: Nutrition/hydration (part 3)

Nutrition/hydration (part 2)

 

By John Russo
Let’s Play Hockey Columnist

 

For Parents and Players:

Charlie Alward (Dr. Charlie) rolled out the nutrition/hydration concepts to the Upper Midwest High School Elite League boys (six teams) last fall with meetings, handouts and correspondence to parents and players. In 2015, the whole package will be expanded to include the Elite League Girls as well as the Elite D players (boys and girls) – and YOU!

Read more: Nutrition/hydration (part 2)

Unique and critical coaching situations (part 3)

 

By John Russo
Let’s Play Hockey Columnist

 

In the past two weeks, I have laid out 14 critical coaching times and situations that coaches must prepare for in games. They are:

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Nutrition/hydration (part 1)

 

By John Russo
Let’s Play Hockey Columnist

 

One of the items that I have had on my list for the Elite League for a number of years is the development of nutrition (and hydration) guidelines so our young players could grow and get stronger. We always seemed to be behind in the whole “training” areas, including nutrition. That made many of our players not as big or as strong as some of other players in other states. I believe we have had and still have on the whole more skills in the Upper Midwest than in many other areas. Nonetheless, adding more size and strength will certainly be valuable.

Read more: Nutrition/hydration (part 1)

Unique and critical coaching situations (part 2)

 

By John Russo
Let’s Play Hockey Columnist

 

Last week, I laid out 14 critical coaching times and situations that coaches must prepare for in games. This week we will take a close look at situations 7, 8, 9 and 10.

Read more: Unique and critical coaching situations (part 2)