Two days left to one of the most anticipated tennis tournaments of
the year – Roland Garros 2017, second of the Grand Slams this year
and world’s premier clay court event will begin on 28th May. Both
female and male singles tennis players will be competing for the Prize
Money of €1.2 million, while the runner ups will pocket €1
Although it is called “Tennis Elbow”, not only tennis players get
it. Actually, in 95% of the cases, tennis elbow is seen in people who
are not sportsmen at all, but their profession requires them to
overuse the hand extensor muscles (car mechanics, cooks, people who
work on the computer, gardeners, violinists, etc.). Of course, people
who play other...
Advanced tennis shots require higher skill level and a lot of
practice. Some tennis players who play tennis daily or weekly say that
there are a few shots they try to perform over and over again, but
rarely with success. And success doesn’t necessarily always means
performing a backhand slice like Andy Murray, but just sending the
ball back over the net in...
For Roger Federer, the Australian Open 2017 meant winning a
record-extending and historic 18th Men’s Singles Grand Slam title.
After a six-month lay-off caused by a knee trouble, he started the
season at No. 16, but then faced his old rival, Rafael Nadal, in the
AO final, taking breathtaking victory after three hours and 37 minutes
in dramatic fifth set. He...
There are still people out there who are using terms “abs” and
“core” interchangeably, and who think crunches are the best option
for a strong core. Other people are not paying much attention to the
value of the core strength, although core is the thing that can get
your through most of the everyday activities safely and unharmed. Core
is more than abs, it...
Like all professional athletes, tennis players have carefully planned
and strict diet, which is crucial for maximizing their on-court skills
and performance. Competitive play can get pretty intense and can go on
for a few hours with only short brakes. Of course, training is
extremely important, but nutrition proved to be even more important
than training itself...
Spring is just around the corner, and there is no better time for new
In the name of new beginnings, this post will mainly be dedicated to
those who may or may not like or enjoy watching it, but have one thing
in common – they’ve never played it or perhaps tried once or twice
when they were younger.
Tennis is the name of the game and you...
Perhaps some of you out there still don’t believe it, but spending
time in highly uncomfortable (sometimes eye-watering) or shaky poses
during your workout routine, can indeed improve your overall
performance as an athlete, and tennis players are no exception.
Yoga is taking over the world and more and more professional tennis
players are including yoga (and...
Tennis players need plenty of complex carbohydrates before and after
tennis match to fuel their activities and recover from the demands of
the sport. Unlike with aerobic exercise, your body burns mostly
glicogen while you play tennis, so higher percentage of your pre-match
calories should come from carbs. Because matches can last several
hours, players often need...
The beginning of spring means it’s time to start getting fit for
your local flex tennis league. After a winter of festivals and
holidays, it’s important to accustom your body to strenuous physical
exercise again. Once the competitive season begins, there is no time
to spend on nursing injuries. In order to prevent muscle pulls and
cramps and stay at the top of...