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February 17, 2016

How to train like a professional tennis player

How to train like a professional tennis player By Stuart Marsh Jan 25th, 2016   Despite its genteel history, tennis is a decidedly brutal sport for the athletes who choose to make it a career. It’s easy to see why when you look at the unique strength and conditioning challenges that the game throws up for coaches and athletes. Firstly, there's no set time – you could be on the court for anywhere from an hour to more than five. (For those wondering, the longest match ever played was an 11-hour slog-fest between American John Isner and Frenchman Nicholas Mahut at Wimbledon in 2010.) Secondly, in professional tennis there's no real off-season. Players travel the world from tournament to tournament all year round, managing their recovery as best as they can in airport lounges, hotel rooms and stadium gyms. Thirdly, and perhaps most importantly, since tennis is primarily a strategic…
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Kettlebell benefits of exercise during pregnancy
May 24, 2015

Pregnancy the Kettlefit Way

Article written by Kendall Richmond, A KettleFit member since November 2014. As a first time mum-to-be, there’s a pretty long list of questions constantly buzzing through my brain. But whether or not to continue exercising certainly hasn’t been one of them. Maintaining my twice-weekly sessions with Kettlefit throughout my pregnancy has not only benefitted my growing bubs — it’s kept me fit, balanced and ready to tackle the unknown territory ahead. The benefits of exercise during pregnancy Compared to the eat-for-two and stay-off-your-feet mentality that prevailed during my mother’s generation, women today are encouraged to stay active and physically fit throughout pregnancy. The advantages? Here are just a handful of the benefits that babycenter.com.au notes: Sleeping better at night Minimising pregnancy niggles, including backache Maintaining a healthy weight Managing your blood sugar levels if you develop gestational diabetes. While the list goes on, I’d say confidence is the biggest benefit…
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