Myths and Misconceptions
Summer is approaching fast and many players are starting to train hard for the upcoming season. We’ve seen and heard so many misconceptions about how to train, I decided to address some common mistakes and myths my colleagues and I have run into.
Athletes Who Train Too Much
Yes, I know it’s hard to believe, but some young bucks still believe more is better. Remember this common sense rule: Stress quality over quantity. Too many young hockey players come to SST for the summer thinking they should work out two or more hours in a single session every day of the week. This may sound great on paper, but in reality the body isn’t meant to endure such treatment. Don’t get me wrong, I am a firm believer in two-a-day workouts, but those workouts should be short and intense. Workouts should be no longer than one hour in length with a second workout about 4-6 hours later.
We, at SST, wish everyone a great summer and remind you to concentrate on your training. Please check out our website www.sst.training for more info about SST’s High Performance Summer Camp!
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