Nutrition for any sport doesn’t need to be complicated. But if used properly, it can made a HUGE difference to your game by allowing you to:
train harder at the next session
improve your endurance
increase your strength
reduce your risk of injury
improve your immunity (so more time and court and less in bed!)
The old thinking of simply increasing your carbs for energy [...]
It may sound crazy, but yes, some ‘injuries’ are food related!
I tend to see this more with adult players rather than juniors as the precursor to food causing an ‘injury’ is stress, in particular, months and years of stress.
Stress causes many problems but the important thing to note here is the link between stress and digestion.Chronic stress results in the [...]
The best tennis diet is not just about timing and quantity of food but also quality. But is it absolutely necessary to buy organic foods?
Let me stay straight off that it's best to eat real, fresh food than processed junk. Then, if money is no object, consider organic.
Here's the bad new: according to the June 2010 report from the Environmental [...]
I heard a young Olympic hopeful being interviewed on the radio this morning say that he had no trouble partying and performing well on court as he was extremely fit.
Don't kid yourselves! Alcohol and late nights will slow down your recovery, and that's a fact.
You will not completely refuel your muscles nor will you be able to repair all the [...]
Do you avoid dairy milk and have soy milk instead? Are you on a health kick and started cutting down on animal products substituting them with soy products instead? Are you a vegetarian who consumes soy products on a daily basis?
If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above, you seriously need to read this article. Not only could you [...]