Category Archives : Misc

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Skill Refinement

With the New Year, we set new fitness goals and milestones for our sports training and health. Some of your goals could be to improve the technique of your skill. Maybe you want to add a big kick serve to your repertoire? Or a heavy topspin? Or you are working on your kettlebell swings, planks, handstands? Whatever skill you choose […]

Skill refinement

supine pelvic tilt

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

Become Better, Fitter and Healthier—Do the Work

Become Better Periodically, we get inspired to improve ourselves. We want to become better in some area.  We want to play better tennis. Get fitter. Get leaner. Get stronger. Improve our business or personal lives. Eat healthier. The only way to succeed is to get motivated, get off the couch and make it happen. Don’t just hope for success. Rather ignite […]


acidic and alkaline foods

Why Maintaining an Alkaline Body Matters for Athletic Performance and Health

An athlete with an overly acidic body will recover more slowly and consequently will experience fatigue. As with any stressor, the acidity will cause the cortisol levels to rise, which will impair sleep and make the problem worse. A sleep-deprived athlete has high cortisol levels and produces lower amounts of the growth hormone, which causes a loss of muscle mass […]


Importance of food for health and performance

Staying healthy and fit appears to be more complicated than it should be. Even though there are many factors involved, not too many people understand the power of food in healing and performance. The majority of people don’t realize how important food choices are for their health even though they all know that health is critical to performance. They don’t […]

Plant-based athlete on the tennis court, strong and lean

Suzanna's past bodybuilding times, double biceps pose

Natural Treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma with Curaderm BEC5

Today’s post is going to be slightly different. It is not directly about fitness training or nutrition (both important elements of your optimal performance), but rather about your skin and how to heal it naturally if you get some issues. We, tennis players and other outdoorsy athletes, spend so much time in the sun, and many of us have gotten […]