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.


What NOT To Do For Recovery

In my last blog post titled “How Hockey Players Can Manage Fatigue” I went over some of the primary sources of fatigue most relevant to hockey...


Youth Hockey Training 101

As is stands right now in the strength and conditioning industry, there isn’t a whole lot of quality information out there regarding youth training...


How To Skate Faster

In today’s article we’re going to take a look at how to skate faster on the ice, and exercises you can use that will help you become a faster...