Many times those who participate in sports spend countless hours conditioning there body so they can render the best performance possible. It can equally as frustrating to those who workout and train and still are unable to achieve the effectiveness they desire out of their favorite sport. The answer may lie in the fact that a person may simply be focusing on the wrong areas. The following are some exercises for the game of tennis that has grown in popularity in recent years. These exercises focus on flexibly, building muscle, and much needed cardio endurance abilities.
- Tennis-There are exercises that you may be performing the actually may hinder you performance in the sport of tennis by allowing you to throw off shots. The following exercises may help you improve your game.
1. The shoulder area-In regards to tennis, the shoulders are probably the most important group of muscles to train. This is because they are engrossed in all shots. They actually make up a small muscle group which can be injured easily. You must remember not to do behind the neck movements. Pressing movements will the whole shoulder area. These exercises include: Front raises, seated smith machine presses, dumbbell presses, bent over laterals, lateral raises.
2. The Chest area-The muscles in this are do not have to be extremely strong to do well in the sport of tennis. To achieve overall development do the following exercises: for the off season medium bench presses and dips and in regular training Do the incline presses and wide grip with dumbbells and barbells.
3. The Back area-The back needs to be strong in this sport. The power in your stroke is created in the upper part of the back. People may find that improper technique is a problem for those who train the back area because you cannot see the back when training it. Do Wide grip pull-down and pull over, still legged dead-lifts and bent over one arm dumbbell row.