Tag Archives : hips


Side-lying Leg Lift Variation

Side-lying leg lift variation will get rid of the pain in your butt. It’s common that athletes occasionally get pain on the backside of the hip, near the glute. The pain can be quite uncomfortable and harsh to deal with because it often prevents you from doing your traditional training exercises, such as squats, lunges, deadlifts, or jumps. On the […]

Side-lying leg lift variation

Advanced Glute Bridge to Strengthen Gluteus Medius

The glute bridge and its advanced version can possibly be the best exercise that you need in your regimen on a regular basis. Usually, the majority of people have very underdeveloped glutes and hamstrings. This happens because of too much sitting and not training the muscles of the posterior chain. This is detrimental in athletes because the glutes and hamstrings […]


The Ultimate Hips Opener Exercise

Hips Opener Extraordinary! If you have ever done yoga, you have heard of Sun Salutations—the ultimate opener of the body. Even if you don’t want to be a yogi or practice yoga regularly, I would highly recommend adding this simple exercise into your daily routine. At least once a day, but you can do it as many times as you […]

The Ultimate Hips Opener Exercise

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

Strong Shoulders with Overhead Carry

Overhead carry exercises strengthen your shoulders, triceps, and wrists, while engaging the core, back, hips and legs. Strong shoulders should be one of the focus points of every tennis player. Your goals are: both shoulders the same strong, or at least as close as possible both shoulders the same flexible explosive strength endurance strength mobility Carrying weights overhead requires a […]


Get More Power with Strong Glutes

Glutes… The gluteus (aka glutes, booty, behind, butt, etc) is undeniably a powerful and good looking muscle. We often pay attention to the gluteus of other people and forget ours. Your optimal performance and injury-free tennis often depends on in what shape your gluteus is. Is it strong, flexible, powerful and firing during all your athletic movements? Or is it weak, […]


Simple and Instant Relief from Tight Groin (Adductors)

Your athletic performance and life well-being are often limited by your most significant weaknesses, mental or physical. For the physical weaknesses your major goal should be to find them and improve them as much as possible to prevent future overuse injuries and to improve your performance. Often, tennis players have unilateral weakness (on one side, often on the non-dominant side) […]


Kettlebell Windmill to Improve Athletic Performance

A strong core is extremely important for every tennis player as it creates the stability for the hips and shoulders during the stroke production. Having a strong core is essential for a smooth transfer of power from the core to the limbs, while maintaining a perfect balance, flexibility and strength. A strong core allows your limbs (arms and legs) to […]


Side Plank to Improve Performance and Decrease Injuries

The one-sided and repetitive nature of tennis creates big imbalances in your body. Unless you are already taking care of your fitness training in such manner that you work on re-balancing your musculoskeletal system, you are almost guaranteed that you will get some kind of overuse injury sooner or later. While I don’t like to bring negative news to you, […]