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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 2nd, 2012, 12:18 AM Thread Starter
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Training - Prioritisation of Supplementary Training

Just wondering, how many players here supplement the amount of time they spend on court with tennis-specific training programmes at the gym?

And if you do, what is most effective?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 2nd, 2012, 05:27 PM
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Re: Training - Prioritisation of Supplementary Training

I used to do lots of sprints and running in general, but it just never translated because I never ran that much in matches.
Core work with medicine balls and exercises that build arm strength seem most useful.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 3rd, 2012, 04:54 AM
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Re: Training - Prioritisation of Supplementary Training

I do strength training mostly for injury prevention. Consist of various free weight exercises targeting my shoulders, forearms, biceps and triceps. I also do lunges and squats with weights to strengthen my quads/hamstrings (helps protect the knees).

I do a bit of medicine ball work for my core but not much. I alternate weight training and cardio which is basically treadmill for 30 mins, nothing major.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 5th, 2012, 06:43 AM
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Re: Training - Prioritisation of Supplementary Training

This might help. A bit of info overload sorry.
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