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Captain Connor and the former player turned high-performance trainer have produced videos for 15-minute at-home exercise sequences

by Ryan Frankson / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - Ever wanted to train like Captain Connor?

McDavid and NHL alumnus turned high-performance fitness guru Gary Roberts have teamed up to help hockey fans stay in shape during this period of self-isolation by releasing a series of 15-minute at-home workouts.

Tweet from @cmcdavid97: Here���s our first 15 minute workout, be sure to tag us if you give them a try! 💪🏽-10 x body weight squats-45sec. wall-sit-10 x push ups-30 second split squat hold on each leg -Repeat this set 4 times#stayhome #stayfit pic.twitter.com/8ejOkH5CN9

McDavid posted the first video via his Twitter and Instagram profiles on Monday, with the debut exercise sequence including 10 body-weight squats, a 45-second wall-sit, 10 push-ups and 30-second split-squat holds on each leg.

He and Roberts recommend repeating the series four times during the 15-minute span. They said they'll be releasing new workout videos throughout the month of April.

McDavid has conducted his off-season training with Roberts since 2012, prior to his first year with the Ontario Hockey League's Erie Otters.

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