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15 Perfect Warm Ups That Prepare You For Your Match

15 Perfect Warm Ups That Prepare You For Your Match

Yes, you heard it before, a warm up is important and you should do it but why? Does warming up decrease the risk of injury? What stretches should you do? And when should you stretch – before or after you play tennis? You see the pros do it but why should you when you only...
Dynamic Lunge and Ankle Reach Stretch

Dynamic Lunge and Ankle Reach Stretch

The Dynamic Lunge and Ankle Reach Stretch warms up the musculature used when hitting groundstrokes in closed stance. The dynamic lunge and ankle reach stretch is a total body stretching exercise that you should include into your pre-match warm up routine because it prepares various muscle groups simultaneously. Its purpose is to prepare the musculature...
Lunge & Overhead Reach Dynamic Stretch

Lunge & Overhead Reach Dynamic Stretch

The Lunge and Overhead Reach dynamic stretch warms up the musculature of the legs and trunk used during stroke production. The lunge and overhead reach prepares you for explosive movements on the tennis court, reduces the risk for injury and improves flexibility and dynamic stability by increasing muscle tissue temperature. Implement the lunge and overhead...
Lunge And Twist Core Stretch

Lunge And Twist Core Stretch

The Lunge and Twist Core Stretch warms up the musculature of the legs and core used during stroke production. The lunge and twist core stretch is a total body dynamic stretch that reduces the risk for injury by increasing muscle tissue temperature and improves flexibility and stability. If you want the full benefits associated with...
Dynamic Squat with Overhead Reach Stretch

Dynamic Squat with Overhead Reach Stretch

The Dynamic Squat with Overhead Reach Stretch warms up the muscles acting on the knee, hip and shoulders used during serving and groundstrokes. The dynamic squat with overhead reach stretch prepares various muscle groups for burst action, reduces the risk for injury, improves flexibility of the glutes and lats and enhances stability properties. If you...
Dynamic Forward and Reverse Lunge Stretch

Dynamic Forward and Reverse Lunge Stretch

The dynamic forward and reverse lunge stretch enhances dynamic stability and warms up the musculature used during closed stance groundstrokes. The dynamic forward and reverse lunge stretch prepares you for match play by emulating the movement mechanics during stroke production, where you are lunging forward. Since the forward and reverse lunge is very dynamic you...
Duck Walk Dynamic Stretch

Duck Walk Dynamic Stretch

The Duck Walk Dynamic Stretch is a tennis warm up preparing various muscles of the lower extremities for explosive movements. The duck walk dynamic stretch also opens up the groin area and by increasing muscle tissue temperature the duck walk reduces the risk for injury and increases flexibility. The goal is to get in the...
Dynamic Piriformis Stretch

Dynamic Piriformis Stretch

The Dynamic Piriformis Stretch warms up the musculature of the external hip rotators for explosive change of direction capabilities on the court. Apart from preparing the musculature for explosive movements, the dynamic piriformis stretch reduces the risk for injury and improves flexibility of the external hip rotators. Every time you are taking a step sideways,...
Single Leg Romanian Deadlift Quadriceps Stretch

Single Leg Romanian Deadlift Quadriceps Stretch

The Single Leg Romanian Deadlift with Quadriceps Stretch warms up the musculature of the anterior and posterior thigh used during sprinting and explosive jumping. Aside from preparing you for explosive movements on the court, the single leg Romanian deadlift and quadriceps stretch reduces the risk of pulling a muscle, improves flexibility of the hamstrings and...