Category Archives : Performance

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Whole Foods Plant Based Nutrition for Optimal Performance and Health

For the past few years, I have been looking more into the nutritional demands for optimal recovery and thus improved athletic performance. I’ve been studying all the different directions and the picture of the final endpoint has been becoming clearer the more I have learned. As a cherry on a top of the cream, I must proudly announce that I […]

Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition at Cornell University

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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 […]


Short Foot Exercise to Improve Performance and Prevent Injuries. Love Omega-3s.

Healthy feet are necessary for a top athletic performance. In every step you take— running, stopping, and changing directions—your feet are carrying your body and assisting during the movement. You push off the ground and the forces are transmitted upward in the kinetic chain to your hips and upper body. We often overlook—or even worse, ignore—our feet. If you do […]

Athlete's Best Omega-3 Plus by Suzanna

Monster Walk Backward for Strong Hips

Monster Walk for Strong Hips to Prevent Injuries and Improve Performance

In tennis, you need to start quickly, accelerate, stop, change direction, load and unload your legs and hips and for all this you need to strengthen your feet, hips and core. The modern tennis with the open stance forehand causes the right hip (for the right-handed player) to absorb huge forces during the loading and unloading phase of the stroke […]


Flexible Hip Flexors and Healthy Feet will Improve your Tennis Fitness

Working on your tennis game, just as your fitness and health, is a life-long process. Make you sure you stay persistent and enjoy the process. I have just read and interesting philosophy from Jim Rohn (www.JimRohn.com) whom’s teachings I greatly admire. They are simple and powerful. His ant philosophy applies to life and our athletic endeavors. “I think everybody should […]


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 […]


Power Balance Bracelet Does Not Improve Tennis Performance

You have probably seen the colorful rubber bracelets with a magnet, which are supposed to improve your balance, strength and flexibility. They cost around $30. Can they really help you with your tennis fitness and performance? The American Council of Exercise (ACE) sponsored a study to help determine if wearing a Power Balance bracelet will indeed enhance your performance. John […]


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 […]