Author - Dan Garner

Dan (or Coach Garner) is the head strength and conditioning coach and nutritional specialist at He holds 12 of the top certifications in both training and nutrition, as well as a formal education in both functional medicine and health science. Dan specializes in hockey performance, having worked with hundreds of athletes from the youth leagues, right up to juniors, AHL, KHL, and NHL.


Hockey Mindset

Today’s article is more or less a “release” of thoughts, experience, and emotion connected to the game of hockey in an unedited, unfiltered way. In a very real...


Hockey Cool Down Routine

When you are finishing up a hockey workout or intense practice, it’s important to engage in some form of cool down activity. The cool down is primarily in...


Upper Body Hockey Workout

The world of hockey training has no shortage of lower body workouts, SAQ drills, speed training, and conditioning sessions – but in many cases hockey athletes...


Hockey Weight Training

It’s very well established in sports science that getting stronger can improve your overall functional outputs and lead to an enhanced athletic performance...