Originally Posted by mr_fro2000
definitely some good stuff here... i guess going thru a stretching routine after play is pretty important... I'll definitely do that.
i agree that general fitness gives stamina and performance boosts while you are on the court. Im eating healthy and doing semi-hiit bodyweight exercises during my off tennis days. however its really the after tennis pains that are problematic =P
Any tips on food items that may help recovery?
I think you mis interpreted the off court fitness advice. It's the most important part of being able to recover. Having muscle, that can support joints, that get abused during tennis. Muscle stiffness recovers quicker than ligament pulls or joint inflammation.
Performance boosts and stamina are just a bonus, but aren't my overall goal in strength training. Avoiding injury is priority 1.