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Tips For Tennis Fitness


Make every stroke a power stroke. Expert tips and rigorous training and repetition is all that needs for a perfect tennis game. Practice, practice and more practice-Tennis is only about that one element after you know what you are supposed to do. So here is what you should keep in mind while playing tennis.

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									Tennis fitnesscomprises of a combination of elements, including explosive
power, speed muscular endurance, quickness, agility and flexibility. It
is important to know what areas of your fitness you need to improve.
Start improving your tennis fitness and youll start winning more matches.

 Tennis Fitness: What You Should Focus On

 Should you focus on tennis strength training or boosting your agility?
Should you focus on aerobic or anaerobic exercises? The following tips
for tennis fitness will help you determine whichtennis workoutwill
benefit you the most:

 Muscular Tennis Fitness Trainingversus Bodybuilding: You dont need or
want gym muscles. Ok, you can show them off, but thats about all gym
muscles are good for. What is more important in tennis fitness is to be
able to pack power into your shots throughout a match that may last for
many hours. Thus, your focus should be on muscular endurance and reactive
power. For increased muscular endurance, you should opt for exercises
such as squats, lunges, biceps curls, triceps extensions and chest
presses. For increased reactive power, you should try exercises such as
skipping, shock jumps, ankle jumps and sprints.

 AnaerobicTrainingversusAerobic Training: You need both in your tennis
fitness regime. Aerobic training focuses on moderate-intensity workouts
over a long duration. Work on your aerobic training to increase your
stamina to stay strong over the course of a long match. However, a point
is normally characterized by quick, high-intensity movements. To become
quicker around the court, focus on anaerobic training.

 Focus on Flexibility: Running, stopping,   starting, hitting balls that
are almost out of reach, and doing it all   without hurting yourself
requires integrating a flexibility module   into your tennis fitness
training. To increase your flexibility we   recommend a combination of
static and dynamic stretching.

 Focus onFootwork: Footwork drills are an essential part of fitness for
tennis. You may need to move forward, sideways or backward, very quickly
and without losing balance. Exercises that will help you improve your
footwork include shuffle steps and crossover steps, just to name a few.

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