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kerplunker 01-21-2007 05:43 PM

Training, Your Gym Workouts and Conditioning
 
What do you do to train for tennis off the courts? What has been the greatest helper for you besides playing tennis?

smittysan89 01-21-2007 06:58 PM

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

kerplunker 01-21-2007 07:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by smittysan89 (Post 1189908)
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

I use those excersises as well only in a three-day split. Chest/Tri, Back/Bi, Leg/Shoulder

smittysan89 01-21-2007 07:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kerplunker (Post 1189965)
I use those excersises as well only in a three-day split. Chest/Tri, Back/Bi, Leg/Shoulder

Yeah you really should do chest and tri together, most chest exercises also utilize alot of tricep strength.

dave333 01-22-2007 03:46 PM

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

thejackal 01-22-2007 07:15 PM

http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=105456

Kabob190 01-22-2007 08:20 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dave333 (Post 1192547)
1x 20 russian twists (owie)

what is a russian twist?


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