Big Toe for Balance and Pain-free Life

Many overuse injuries in running, tennis, walking, or other intense sports are often accredited to weak glutes. Very often it is true that our glutes (both Maximus and Medius) are too weak, but we also forget another crucial link in the kinetic chain of your gait: your toes. Especially the big toe. Let’s look at what happens when you walk […]

Big Toe Exercises

The Ultimate Hips Opener Exercise

The Ultimate Hips Opener Exercise

Hips Opener Extraordinary! If you have ever done yoga, you have heard of Sun Salutations—the ultimate opener of the body. Even if you don’t want to be a yogi or practice yoga regularly, I would highly recommend adding this simple exercise into your daily routine. At least once a day, but you can do it as many times as you […]


Shoulder Extension Exercises For Better Performance

Shoulder extension is one of the underestimated movements that are quite important for your well-being, looks, and athletic performance. As athletic and fit as we feel we are—working out in the gym, playing tennis, running, doing yoga, or other sports—we sit too much, and our posture suffers. Most of us have chronically tight shoulders, chest (especially the pectoralis minor) and […]

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Pelvic Tilt for Better Performance

We often don’t think about in what way our hips are tilted when we move, stand, or walk. However, having a good control of your hip movement could be life changing, in your athletic performance and your health. It takes quite a lot of practice to master your hips, but if you start practicing these pelvic tilt exercises today, you […]


Hip-flexors Triangles Solve Your Problems

I am going to ask you two questions. Take your time, think a little bit and try to answer before your continue to read. 1) Do you think that your hip-flexors are tight and shortened? (think… answer…) The majority of people answer “yes”. Most of us sit too much and the hip-flexor get shortened. We feel the tightness. 2) Do […]

Hip-flexors Triangles

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Lessons from Pole Dancing for Tennis Fitness Training

I was playing tennis every day, seven days a week. And do the fitness training and injury prevention several times a week just to be able to play so much. Life was good, and I loved being on the court. Until one day in spring 2016—and I don’t even know how and why it happened—I decided to try a pole […]


Get Massive Results with Compound Effect of Small Efforts

Compound effect what? When we decide we want something, we often want it really fast. Pretty much NOW would be the best. We want to be super fit, super lean, run marathon, become 5.0 tennis player, do a 1-minute handstand, write a book, get our health back, learn a new language, have a successful business, find the perfect for us life […]

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Shoulder Flexion Mobility

Shoulder flexion mobility (the overhead position of your arms) is an extremely important subject. For tennis players for the serve or overhead motion, for other athletes and non-athletes just the functional health of the shoulders. This is often compromised thanks to the lifestyle that we live: hunched over the iPads, computers, desks, or steering wheels. If you don’t have a […]


Cossack Squat aka Side to Side Squat

Cossack squat, also known as side-to-side (low slide) squat is a quite intense exercise that will reveal many of your weaknesses… Oh, did you say that you don’t have any? Maybe when you try this exercise, you will find a few, surprisingly. It could be the strength of your legs, glutes, and core, the flexibility of your hips, knees, or […]


5 Powerful yet Simple Glute Exercises

You need strong and functional glutes for any athletic movement that you do. If you want to perform optimally and without overuse injuries, include glute training into your regimen. Make it your priority for the next month and see how much better you will feel. If the glutes are not strong (or functional), other muscle groups will compensate for their function […]