About Shane Pizzey

As a recognized leader in health and athletic performance enhancement, Shane pushes the boundaries of conventional training. He has studied the philosophies of many of the world’s best strength coaches, some of which he has worked with, and has created a style of training that enables him to get the best results from all of his clients. His roots are grounded in proven sport science techniques and he combines this with the most up to date research and tomorrow’s emerging coaching ideas.

In-Season Training for Ice Hockey: A Parent’s Guide

It’s late September and hockey is in full swing.  Minor hockey and junior teams have just started their seasons.  While the pro leagues (in North America) are still a few weeks away, many hockey players have now entered the in-season training portion of their competitive schedule.

So how is in-season training different?  What should you look […]

15 Incredibly Nutrient Dense Foods

This week we have a guest contributor for our page.  Helen Sanders of Health Ambition wrote an article that we think sums up some of the healthiest, nutrient dense foods that you should be adding into your diet.

Take a read and ask us how implementing these 15 nutrient dense foods can compliment your training.

15 Incredibly Nutrient Dense Foods

 

 

 

Joy to the World

Joy to the World.

‘Tis the season to be merry.  December rolls around and a sense of joy and splendour fills the air.  There are Christmas and holiday parties each weekend.  People take the time to spend with friends that they have not seen in a while.  Magnificently decorated houses highlight the spirit of festiveness and […]

Stay In Your Lane

This week was meant to mark the return to writing and the publishing of our blogs.  We try to provide a collection of thoughts on sports science, nutrition, coaching, and other disciplines that we use with our clients to improve their health, fitness and performance.  As I sat down to write this week, I simply […]

Choosing a Quality Off-Season Hockey Program

For those lucky few hockey players that are still playing right now in the playoffs, or Provincial Championships for Minor Hockey, congratulations.  For the majority, the season has come to an end, and attention has been shifted to next season.

Next season starts now.

The off-season is a great time to add more layers on to a […]

The Injuries of Days Past

Why is it that injuries can be difficult to overcome? And other injuries seem to linger around for the rest of your life like that old football knee?

When you get injured everyone only seems to focus on the actually injury itself whether it be a sprain, muscle tear, dislocation of a joint, or getting in […]

If You Ever Find Yourself In The Wrong Story…

Yesterday I was struggling to write a blog that left me feeling uninspired and every single edited version frustrated me further.  I started scrolling through Facebook and clicked on a link on a friend’s timeline and these words grabbed me by the throat and I found myself crying…

“You’re allowed to leave any story that you […]

Why I Don’t Motivate People…

It has long been discussed in the training industry that part of our job is to motivate people.  It is proposed that people pay us to provide them with the motivation to achieve their goals.  I am going on record right here to say that I don’t motivate people.  In fact, I stopped trying to […]

How Big Is Your But?

You read that right.

Lately I’ve been trying to find some balance.  I struggle with where I am in my life and it’s in these moments that I am forced to visit my past and realize that everything I have now I never believed I would.

When I left everything that I knew and went back to […]

The Science and Art Of Coaching

FMS.  SFMA.  PRI.  DNS.  NKT.  Most reading this blog will have no idea what these letters stand for, nor any clue on how they can be beneficial to them.  To clarify, these are acronyms for some of the most popular certifications available to us in the health & performance industry.  It is clear that formal […]