Category Archives : Fitness

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Many Fitness Uses of a Tennis Ball

Besides the obvious use of a tennis ball–moving it around the tennis court–you may also think of playing fetch with your dog, but do you know that you can use tennis balls for many beneficial exercises, such as grip strengthening, foot massage, trigger point release, or juggling to improve your hand-eye coordination? Tennis Ball Squeezes It is good to have […]


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Fit and Healthy Feet for Better Tennis and Less Injuries

It’s All about the Feet Our feet have many nerve endings that collect data on pressure, temperature, and terrain if we are walking barefoot. Wearing shoes limits these inputs and the balance and mobility is less natural and can increase the risk of falls, ankle sprains, and other injuries. Lately, there has been a lot of movement toward minimalist footwear […]


Reconnect with your Glutes for Maximum Performance

Strong and beautiful glutes are pleasure for the eye. More so, functional glutes are crucial for proper function and maximum athletic performance. Many injuries and pains are attributed to dysfunction or even atrophy of the glutes. If a reduced activation or complete inhibition of the glutes happens, other muscle groups compensate and get overused. Over time, many problems such as […]

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Variations of Lunges for your Tennis Fitness

Lunges to Improve Tennis Fitness …and your overall fitness. Lunges are great exercise that will improve the strength of your entire lower body, balance, coordination, and your tennis fitness. You don’t need any equipment or gym to do your lunges, and to make it more entertaining, there is a variety of different versions of lunges. You will never get bored! […]


Kettlebell Stiff-legged Deadlift for Stronger Hamstrings and Glutes

Kettlebells are great for your off-court tennis fitness training. They will improve your explosive strength, balance, stamina and coordination. The basic kettlebell swing improves your endurance and hip strength, and is very easy to learn. In addition, you will burn a lot of calories and get nicely lean. When you want to focus more on your hamstrings, you can add […]


Improve your Tennis Fitness with Basic Kettlebell Swing

In addition to endurance and strength, good tennis fitness requires a lot of explosive power. You need to have strong legs, hips and core to load, coil and uncoil into the shot. Kettlebells are excellent tool to train your hips, core, legs, shoulder stabilizers and endurance simultaneously. Performing the basic kettlebell swing will get your heart rate high up, almost […]


Strength and Power for Injury-free Tennis EBook

In today’s tennis game the player’s fitness and conditioning are more and more important. For the player who strives for improvement, the off-court  tennis fitness training should be as crucial as the tennis play itself, with the focus on strength and power, explosiveness, balance, agility, coordination, endurance, and injury prevention. In tennis, the key element is great movement—if you move […]

Strength and Power for Injury-free Tennis

David Ranney about “Tennis Fitness for the Love of it”

David Ranney (www.maxtennis.com) is the expert on playing the mental game of tennis. He has been studying the mental game for over 25 years. I have recently met David and participated in his mental seminars (read about his free offer here) and he has a lot of great information and knowledge to offer. If you live in California, Washington or Oregon, […]