Athletic Performance

The SYSTEM – You’re LOST Without It

Over the past few years, well maybe many years, OK 30 years, I’ve seen a lot of intelligent, passionate, energetic, and seemingly financially sound trainers/coaches come and go – what was missing? A SYSTEM. They finished school or worse, a weekend certification, with a plan of how they would transform their clients.  It worked great...
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5 Deal-Breakers For Hockey Scouts

After spending the weekend in Boston coaching players who aspire to play hockey at the college hockey level and speaking with the scouts who were narrowing down their shortlists of players who they are interested in, I realized how much the little details of the game make a big difference. If you want to play at the next level,...
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Training The Female Athlete  – They’re Just Girls!

Going into the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, many were looking forward to watching the Men’s Hockey squad bring home gold.  When the games were over, you would often hear “Did you watch the Women’s gold medal game?  That was CRAZY!!!”  For those that missed it, the intensity and compete-level of the women’s gold medal match-up...
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Why Is Our Program Different?

CoreXcellence Athletic Development – where the pros of tomorrow come to train today. What Type of Gym is CoreXcellence?  We are a high performance training facility that offers an all-inclusive personalized service. We pioneer performance so that you can defy average. We offer the best in training, nutrition and physical therapy. Our in house Osteopath/Athletic Therapist...
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CrossFit – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

    Unless you have been living under a rock for the past 3 years, I am sure you’ve heard about CrossFit.   When looking at an article on CrossFit, one tends to come across multiple negative opinions towards this type of training. Negative remarks concerning all that is in association with the sport, from...
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Why Icing Delays Recovery

March 20, 2014 by Gabe Mirkin, MD   When I wrote my best-selling Sportsmedicine Book in 1978, I coined the term RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression,Elevation) for the treatment of athletic injuries (Little Brown and Co., page 94). Ice has been a standard treatment for injuries and sore muscles because it helps to relieve pain caused by injured tissue. Coaches have used...
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