Healthy Nutrition for Optimal Tennis Fitness


To the majority of tennis players performance enhancement means practicing their tennis strokes: to identify the weak link – forehand, backhand, serve or volleys – and then focus on the improvement; or maybe to strengthen their strengths, or work on the tennis fitness. Maybe a few work on the mental toughness as well. But how about if you get into a long match and after an hour or two, you have absolutely no energy to perform your strokes, strategy and show your mental toughness? You forgot to eat! Nutrition – an extremely important yet often a forgotten piece in your tennis game – needs to be practiced as well. Nutrition can make the major difference in the third set, when you either fade away to the opponent because you don’t have any energy left, or you feel energetic and can execute your game plan until you win the match.

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