Category Archives : Fitness

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Hip-Flexors Strengthening to Improve your Tennis Performance

Hip-flexors strengthening is very seldom included in the training regimen of tennis players or athletes in general, even though every athlete can benefit from strong hip-flexors. For tennis players, strong hip-flexors, hamstrings, and glutes will improve the performance dramatically. The stronger the hip flexors, the faster you are going to be, because your movement forward will be more powerful and […]

Hip-flexors strengthening

Gluteus Maximus Kneeling Hip Extension

Glute Kickbacks for Maximum Performance (and Great Booty)

Glute kickbacks are a great exercise for the gluteus, aka booty or butt. The gluteus is maybe one of the most underestimated muscles in the athlete’s body, yet also one of the most important ones. It is one of the biggest muscles, consisting of gluteus maximus, medius and minims. The function of the gluteus is a hip extension, hyperextension, abduction […]


Tennis and Kettlebells: Improve your Tennis Fitness Instantly

Tennis and kettlebells… how do they get together? You can improve your tennis fitness dramatically and almost instantly. Many tennis players play tennis to be fit. Besides because they looooooove the game 🙂 However, if you want play tennis on a higher level, you have to become fit first. You will need to improve your strength, power and endurance, in addition to […]

Tennis and Kettlebells

Jump Rope to Extreme Tennis Fitness

Jump Rope Into Awesome Tennis Fitness Shape

To play great tennis, you have to have proper footwork: small steps, the ability to change direction quickly, and being on balance while moving forward, backward and sideways. Unfortunately, most tennis players do not pay enough attention to footwork. They might go for a run, but long distance running will not improve the footwork. Good footwork drills should imitate the movements […]


Plant-Based Athlete’s Tennis Fitness Training: One Week Sample

Being a plant-based athlete, I am often asked how I train and what exactly I do so that I can remain quite fit at almost 50 years old. And being raw vegan on a top of it. People are curious, because they are tempted by the idea of eating this healthy plant-based diet, but they are not sure how they […]

Plant-based athlete: training and diet examples

Relieve your tight lower back with the Scorpion exercise

Almost everybody, athlete or not, has the unpleasant feeling of stiff or achy lower back sometimes. Often, the more you sit, the worse it gets. To feel better, we tend to stand up and bend over to stretch that tight back a little bit. It may relieve the tension for a short time, however, bending over is not the right […]

Scorpion exercise to relieve your tight back

Veggie turkey

How Integrative Medicine makes you better and the one-legged squat makes you stronger

For maximum performance, the body needs to be healthy. Not just strong, fit, flexible and agile, but also healthy from the inside out. Your heart needs to be strong and the arteries nice and clean. Your metabolism needs to be healthy and the digestion optimal. If you don’t digests the  foods that you are eating (and you are eating only […]


7 Simple Ways to Create Musculoskeletal Balance

The hardest thing in life and sport training is to remain balanced. In life, work, family, school, chores, studies, health, cooking and other duties call for your attention and you need to stay focused on giving all of them enough attention. In your sport training, you need to work on your strength, power, flexibility, quickness, your sport specific skills, mental […]

The Grid, orange roller

Oh, they said run... I thought they said rum.

Stability and Mobility for Optimal Movement and Performance

Lifestyle with a lot of sitting and playing one-side dominant sports can be close to devastating to your body’s optimal function. How is your muscle stability? Can you move through space in full range of motion? Can you stand and balance on one foot? Can you do deep lunges with narrow stance without losing your balance? Can you squat deep […]