Monthly archives: November, 2012

Five Ways to Burn Fat at the Gym

There are some quick and easy ways to incinerate fat while at the gym without having to spend hours doing cardio or taking overpriced and ineffective supplements. Unfortunately there is nothing easy about how hard you have to work, though.




The 2011 MIT Hockey Analytics Panel: A Review

The 2011 Hockey Analytics Panel at MIT, the first of its kind, was insightful to say the least. The speakers covered a wide range of topics, including the relevance of commonly used statistics, how the arbitration process is carried out, where the next big statistical breakthrough in hockey may come from, and much more.




How to Make Your Training More “Hockey Specific”

You may not score 60 goals in the NHL any time soon, but you can learn a lot from how Steven Stamkos trains.




What Will Jamie Benn’s Next Contract Look Like?

Originally published at DefendingBigD. Regardless of what is contained in the new yet-to-be-agreed-upon CBA between the NHL and NHLPA, the contract landscape in the league is going to be very different than it was between 2004-05 and 2011-12.




Essential Hockey Books to Read

Want  to build a collection of the very best hockey books, but don’t know where to start? I hope that this comprehensive list of essential reads will provide you will all of the hockey-related books you will ever need. And feel free to suggest a book if you can’t find it on the below list.



Layne Norton’s PHAT (Power Hypertrophy Adaptive Training) Program: A Review

I decided to give Layne Norton’s PHAT Training Program a try starting back in September. A lot of things about the program appealed to me. Read on to find out my thoughts on the program, the end results, and more.