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Category archive: Health

How Bad Do You Want It?

How Bad Do You Want It?

What It Takes To Be Great Today’s post features two athletes that don’t play tennis.  Why would I feature athletes that don’t play tennis on a website devoted to tennis?  Well, the answer is simple.  These athletes are great at what they do because they work harder, longer, and smarter at their sport than almost…

Who’s Right and Who’s Wrong When it Comes to Eating for Weight Loss?

Who’s Right and Who’s Wrong When it Comes to Eating for Weight Loss?

Most everything you read in the weight loss community tells you to eat multiple small meals throughout the day to keep you from getting overly hungry, to maintain your blood sugar level, and to help maintain a high metabolism.  This may result in as many as six to eight meals a day. Then along comes…

TENNIS – FOR THE HEALTH OF IT! (Part 2)

TENNIS - FOR THE HEALTH OF IT! (Part 2)

Tennis truly is a lifetime sport! The following 34 points on the physical and psychological benefits of tennis were authored by Jack Groppel, Ph.D., and were first printed in the “USTA Sports Science For Tennis” newsletter in 1997. Health, fitness, fun make tennis an excellent choice. Physical reasons to play tennis – Tennis enhances your:…

TENNIS – FOR THE HEALTH OF IT! (Part 1)

TENNIS - FOR THE HEALTH OF IT! (Part 1)

Tennis can improve your overall health, including your mental and physical fitness, according to world-renowned scientists from a variety of disciplines. Here are the facts: People who play tennis three hours per week at a moderately vigorous intensity cut in  half their risk of death from any cause. Tennis players scored higher in vigor, optimism…

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