Monthly archives: September, 2012

An interview with Philadelphia Flyers trainer Jim McCrossin

Jim McCrossin has been with the Philadelphia Flyers organization for over a decade, and a member of the organization for almost two. He’s the team’s Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach. He is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), as well as a member of the National…




Five Nutritional Tips – September 2012

This month, I talk about the importance of nutrition for pro athletes, what body fat percentage really means, a great protein pancake recipe, and more….




NHL Offseason Training: The Gary Roberts Impact

Training has always been a huge part of a hockey player’s summer. But thanks to the Gary Roberts marketing machine, the casual fan is now more aware than ever of what his or her favourite player is doing in the summer to get bigger, stronger, and faster. There are many different trainers working with many…



The Top 50 NHL Trade Value Rankings

  ¬†Crosby or Ovechkin? Malkin or Stamkos? Giroux or Tavares? Who is the best defenseman in the NHL? The answers to these questions can be found in my inaugural Top 50 NHL Trade Value Rankings. Read on…….




Five Fitness Tips – September 2012

This month, I take a closer look at some Kettlebell complexes to add to your workout routine, my thoughts on CrossFit, the role genetics play in muscle development, and more….