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Old 04-30-2013, 06:47 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Tayytennis View Post
Best Gym workouts/exercises to help with tour tennis?
For endurance... any kind of interval training.

For strength, I was told a long time ago by a wise strength trainer that muscle-targeted weight lifting is a complete waste of time for almost every athlete that isn't a competitive bodybuilder.

He recommended I do three weight training exercises... which I have done for the last several years:

1) Squats
2) Deadlifts
3) Power cleans

That's it. It takes me 30 minutes three days a week. If you do those lifts three days a week, you will be amazed at the full-body strength you will develop. Those exercises require almost all major muscle groups in the body in order to complete.
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