Striding Lunges

  • start in an athletic position with knees over toes & slightly bent
  • drive the ouside leg laterally through the ground, propelling the body laterally into the air
  • land on the opposite leg & perform an explosve cross under with the opposite leg
  • repeat these two motions, trying to get maximum distance from each push
Ben Eaves

Ben Eaves

Ben recently retired from an 8 year professional hockey career in the AHL and Europe after being drafted in the 4th Round of the NHL Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins. Previously he played four years at Boston College where he served as a two time Captain, earned All American honors and won a National Champion in 2001. His father Mike, a former Calgary Flame and Minnesota North Star coaches the men’s hockey team at the University of Wisconsin, His brother Patrick just finished his 12th season in the NHL after an impressive 32 goals, starting the season with the Dallas Stars and ending with the Anaheim Ducks.

Ben has also earned his Masters in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He currently works with his dad at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN as an assistant coach and runs the strength and conditioning program. He also works one on one with many college and pro players during the off season working on skill development and off-ice strength and conditioning.

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