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06-09-2010, 12:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Scotty hates Sergei View Post
It depends on what your needs are, how much you've trained and your current level of fitness and strength.

As a hockey player, you need to be able to deadlift and squat at least 400lbs though. I think that's a minimum unless you're under 160lbs or recently started doing sports. If you're under 18, forget what I said as well.
I think I would disagree on you here, I am pretty sure I read in Wayne Gretzky's book that he could barely do push-ups and chin-ups

Of course today's game is more geared towards power forwards, so being in great shape helps a lot

For workouts I like to do a lot of stuff on the swiss balls, they are good for building core muscles

Plyometrics are good as well.

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