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Old 07-28-2013, 10:55 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by movdqa View Post
Getting to a healthy weight is more about nutrition than exercise. Tennis is a good sport to burn calories, probably better than running; but you do risk injuries with the extra weight.
Running is much better than tennis for burning calories.

My experience is that a typical rec player would have to play at least an hour of singles (usually more) to equal the calorie burn of a 30 minute 5K run
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