Training, Your Gym Workouts and Conditioning

Discussion in 'Junior League & Tournament Talk' started by kerplunker, Jan 21, 2007.

  1. kerplunker

    kerplunker Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2004
    Messages:
    497
    What do you do to train for tennis off the courts? What has been the greatest helper for you besides playing tennis?
     
    #1
  2. smittysan89

    smittysan89 Professional

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2005
    Messages:
    968
    In the offseason I tend to workout in the gym more often, all sorts of stuff.
    Flat Bench
    Incline Bench
    Decline Bench
    Rows
    All kinds of curls
    Skullcrushers (tricep workout)
    Fly's
    Leg Press
    Forearm workouts
    Then some core workouts

    Closer to the season, I do pushups, situps, etc every night
     
    #2
  3. kerplunker

    kerplunker Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2004
    Messages:
    497
    I use those excersises as well only in a three-day split. Chest/Tri, Back/Bi, Leg/Shoulder
     
    #3
  4. smittysan89

    smittysan89 Professional

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2005
    Messages:
    968
    Yeah you really should do chest and tri together, most chest exercises also utilize alot of tricep strength.
     
    #4
  5. dave333

    dave333 Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2006
    Messages:
    2,018
    I run 3 miles
    2x 32 bicep curls at 25 (hardest part eeek!)
    2x 24 things where you push down with triceps at 45
    2x 32 hammer crunch on machine with 25 lbs of resistence
    2x 50 crunches
    1x 20 russian twists (owie)
    2x 32 leg press machine at 160 lbs
    run another mile.

    leave. 3x a week
     
    #5
  6. thejackal

    thejackal Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2004
    Messages:
    2,885
    Location:
    Montreal, Canada
    #6
  7. Kabob190

    Kabob190 Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2006
    Messages:
    377
    what is a russian twist?
     
    #7

Share This Page