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 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...


The Best Hockey Stretches

Hockey players have been stretching prior to games, practices, and workouts for a very long time now. Sometimes correctly, and sometimes incorrectly —...


Pain Is The Best Teacher

Think about some of your most memorable lessons in life right now. Whether in the gym, on the ice, as a child, or in a relationship – anything at all. What did...