While the pros make it look easy running back and forth across the court for sometimes as many as six hours, playing the sport of tennis requires more strength and coordination than you might think. “A single point requires on average 8.7 directional changes,” says Tim Hartwig, Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Fitness Expert, who’s trained Sloane Stevens and other young USTA tennis talent. Think about it: that means a player’s legs, back, shoulders, elbows and wrists better be strong…
Ankles shouldn't be neglected during your strength-training routine. Strong, flexible ankles are an important foundation, helping prevent injury whether you're running back and forth on the tennis court or running to catch the bus. Just a few minutes a day can help keep the sprains away.
“They need a plethora of skills to be successful,” Jason Linderman, Tennis Australia high performance coach and the director of tenniscoaching.co..., says when asked about the secret sauce behind the best tennis players in the world. These skills includ
Ah, the tennis elbow. How many of you have suffered from this annoying injury? Better yet, how many of you have actually played tennis to get this injury? My guess is not too many. For the full tennis elbow article, visit us here: http://paleo.co/tenniselbowexerc
The 13 Best Forearm Exercises to Build Strength + Reduce Wrist Strain
Are you neglecting your forearms during your workouts? In today’s article, you’ll learn the essential isolation exercises that you can do to stretch and strengthen your forearms. For the full forearm article, visit us here: http://paleo.co/forearmexerc