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As pros start their seasons in their home cities, back from spring training in the South, they may be experiencing colder temperatures. It is important to gradually increase the intensity … More…

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A close friend of mine called during a trip to spring training. “I’m so excited to live baseball for a week in Florida. I even got out my glove today, … More…

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With pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training, it’s important to note the benefit of a year-round strength and conditioning program. Such continued exercise may enhance a player’s performance and … More…

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April 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The NHL playoffs are underway, and having a strong abdominal and core muscle strength is important for keeping players in top form. Gregory Reinhardt, HSS Physical Therapist, says: "While skating, the activation of a hockey player's oblique muscles is crucial for their ability to constantly push off from their skates." To read more about core strength for hockey players, visit http://hss.edu/onthemove/core-strength-for-hockey-players/.

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