Thread: News Article: Great piece on Benoit Pouliot
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06-14-2010, 12:31 PM
Kriss E
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Originally Posted by Whitesnake View Post
Who cares how much weight at this point for him. It could come with time. What's CRUCIAL right now is leg strength and balance. Obviously stronger you are on your upper body, chances are you'd be more able to take hits and stop falling.....but lower body is the main problem.

Enough of seeing a freakin baby Chevreuil on the ice....
Balance is neurologically affected. It comes from the mental side.
So it really doesn't have much to do with physical strength. That's why you never see a Bodybuilder with great coordination.

However, strength obviously becomes important when you need to resist to physical impact.
He needs to focus on his legs and midline stability (abs).

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