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Table of Calories Burned per 30 mins Activity

The table below shows calories burned per 30 minute activity for people of 125, 155 and 185 lbs. Approximate your calorie expenditure if your weight is in between. The activities are from the least to the most vigorous.   125 pound person 155 pound person 185 pound person Gym Activities       Weight Lifting: general 90 112 133 Aerobics: […]


Sample Material of the Book “Tennis Fitness for the Love of it”

To make sure that you are completely satisfied with your decision to buy “Tennis Fitness for the Love of it”, you can view sample material from the book in the resources below. Enjoy the viewing. Amazon’s Search Inside Feature Google Books Preview Feature Table of Contents Introduction About the Author Sample Chapter 13 — Calf Myofascial Relase Sample Chapter 28 […]


Book: Tennis Fitness for the Love of it

I am glad to announce, that the book “Tennis Fitness for the Love of it. A Mindful Approach to Fitness for Injury-free Tennis” that  many have been so impatiently waiting for, is available on Amazon.com for $14.95. Get your copy here now! For bulk orders, please contact me. To all the tennis players of any age and skill level, who always […]

Tennis Fitness for the Love of it

Optimistic Thinking

Promise yourself: To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind; To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet; To make all your friends feel that there is something in them; To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true; To think only the best, work for only the […]


Eye Exercises to Improve Vision for Tennis and Life

Good vision is important not just for tennis but for everything that you do in life. Just like the muscles in the body, the small muscles in the eyes would benefit from some training. There are special clinics for vision therapy for athletes and obviously, they are great. But if you cannot do a vision therapy under the doctor’s supervision, you […]


Improve your Sleep and Athletic Performance

Sleep is very important for you for many reasons. As an athlete, you need your sleep to recover from the hard training, and to rejuvenate and repair all the damaged tissues in the body. Deep, peaceful sleep is also important for your mental clarity and emotional well-being. Good sleeping habits can have tremendous impact on your well being, athletic performance and […]


About Manuka Honey

Manuka honey is known for its exceptional antibacterial properties, according to Professor Peter Molan from the University of Waikato’s Honey Research Unit. The honey is from bees from New Zealand that feed on the flowers of manuka trees. The manuka tree is also called the tea tree, but manuka honey is not related to tea tree oil, which also has […]


Benefits of African Shea Butter

Shea tree grows wild in central and western Africa with no special needs for nourishment. Almost all parts of the tree, such as roots, bark, leaves, fruit seeds and oil have some practical use. Because of the healing properties the shea tree got its name “karite,” which means the “tree of life.” The pure unprocessed African shea butter is made […]


Men’s Pelvic Floor Exercises

Pelvic floor exercises, also known as Kegel exercises, strengthen the pubococcygeus muscles and were originally designed in 1948 by California gynecologist Dr. Arnold Kegel for women experiencing urinary incontinence. Research published in the Journal of Urology has shown that men also get benefits from pelvic floor exercises after a prostate cancer surgery or radiation. Grace Dorey recommends Kegel exercises to […]