Health + Fitness

The Empowered Performance for Curlers Podcast

The Empowered Performance for Curlers Podcast150150Stephanie Thompson

It’s happening!!!! I’ve got some exciting news to share with you! I’ve been working on a little project for awhile now, and we are unofficially LAUNCHED. You can now listen…

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Cool-Downs; Your Warm-up for Recovery

Cool-Downs; Your Warm-up for Recovery5621000Stephanie Thompson

Read on to discover what you might be missing when it comes to adapting to your training …   You’ve heard it before: You don’t get stronger during your training…

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No Curling? No Problem!

No Curling? No Problem!150150Stephanie Thompson

Hey curling fam!There are a lot of emotions surrounding our respective curling seasons. Some of you have access to ice, and some of you don’t. Regardless, it seems like everyone’s…

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You’ve got to pick one; open or closed

You’ve got to pick one; open or closed11371131Stephanie Thompson

Glenn Paulley said it best “sweeping is what makes curling an Olympic sport, but it is the most under-coached aspect of the game”. Sadly my own curling has been put…

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What is the *best* Mask to Wear for Curling?

What is the *best* Mask to Wear for Curling?150150Stephanie Thompson

You’ve asked, & now I’ve (finally) answered;   “What is the best mask to wear for curling?”. *edit [submitted recommendations & reviews found below] I am not a doctor, but…

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Don’t Make These 2 Off-Season Mistakes Ever Again

Don’t Make These 2 Off-Season Mistakes Ever Again8641080Stephanie Thompson

I want to save you time. Don’t make the same mistakes I did. Give this bad boy a read. Mistake #1: I trained for the sake of training, without a…

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Listen to my interview with Rocks Across the Pond, the Curling Podcast

Listen to my interview with Rocks Across the Pond, the Curling Podcast150150Stephanie Thompson

Big thanks to Ryan and Jonathan from Rocks Across the Pond for having me on their podcast last week. I talk nerdy, and I talk fast. All about training specifically…

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Analyze, Assess, Accomplish

Analyze, Assess, Accomplish150150Stephanie Thompson

Insanity: is doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results. (Albert Einstein)   Are you frustrated with not hitting the broom consistently? Do you struggle with…

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How to Video your own Curling Delivery to Optimize your Performance?

How to Video your own Curling Delivery to Optimize your Performance?732429Stephanie Thompson

Have you ever ask yourself any of the following questions, and not known the answer? Why do I always drift to the left when I slide? How come my release…

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Navigating Holiday Eating

Navigating Holiday Eating150150Stephanie Thompson

Holiday season is in full swing for most of us. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Mid-Winter Festival, the full moon, or nothing at all; I hope the final few…

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Bonspiel Nutrition Toolbox

Bonspiel Nutrition Toolbox791492Stephanie Thompson

Whether you’re competing for a toaster, meat, bragging rights or cash they all have one thing in common –you need to eat! When you are trying to eat for health,…

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The Recovery Trifecta

The Recovery Trifecta7501334Stephanie Thompson

What’s the simplest way to ensure recovery from training is a priority? The Recovery Trifecta! Think of the recovery trifecta as a puzzle with “three” pieces. Every morning you start…

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Watch & Learn: 5 Steps to Consciously Watch Curling

Watch & Learn: 5 Steps to Consciously Watch Curling1200800Stephanie Thompson

Game analysis is important in any athletic endeavour. There is much to learn from amateurs and professionals: what to do, what not to do, how to communicate and how to…

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Q&A: Fitness and Curling

Q&A: Fitness and Curling7501087Stephanie Thompson

Welcome to my monthly Q/A for all things curling and fitness. I get a few frequently asked questions, and I hope I can begin to compile a list to get…

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Fitness Advice for Competitive & League Curlers

Fitness Advice for Competitive & League Curlers960960Stephanie Thompson

This is a 4 part series where I will discuss topics including warm up, cool downs, practice efficiency and maintaining strength during a busy competitive season. You can find the…

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