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    Pro Wrestling - Stars, Feuds, Accidents, Bloopers, Hall of Fame

    Did you guys see the match on Monday between Mickie James and Asuka? Was it a screw job? It reminds me of Brett Hart vs Shawn Michaels.
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    The Decline of Proper Cushioning

    I really don't know which ones are good for tennis or not, but here's the current lineup. https://www.adidas.com/us/basketball-boost-shoes
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    pro players strenth

    I don't think tennis players look very strong when you compare them to other professional athletes. Certainly when you look at basketball, baseball, and especially football, tennis players look weak by comparison. However, I think if you compare them to the average guy or even the average adult...
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    The Decline of Proper Cushioning

    Forefoot cushioning only sucks if you look at tennis shoes. With running shoes you have those funny looking Hokas that are so thick your forefeet are an inch off the ground. With basketball shoes it's not uncommon to see shoes with better forefoot cushioning than heel cushioning. One of the...
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    How to Get Back Into Weightlifting??

    Here's what I'm doing. I keep track of all my lifts on a phone app. First week I did about 80% effort. Not too hard, very safe. Every week after that I do a little bit better on every exercise. That's usually an extra rep or a little more weight on my heaviest set, but it could even be another...
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    Working out at home is better.

    The gym works best for me because of the heavy weights, but apparently this home gym stuff is really catching on. You can't buy a dumbbell online and they are all sold out at the stores!!
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    It’s starting to become tough on my mental health to not play tennis especially that the weather is getting nicer!

    Watch what you say. The censorship police will delete all your social media posts!!
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    Last shoes you "stocked up" on?

    Right now the only shoes worth stocking up are the ones that come with a roll of toilet paper. :laughing:
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    Extended length Frames Compromise

    Switching between the Pro Kennex Ki 5X and Ki 5 was a little more noticeable than I thought it would be and the difference was 0.5". The difference did seem pretty big at first, but eventually I got used to it.
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    What should a gym goer like myself do during this Coronavirus Lockdown?

    I'm a powerlifter too. In my case, I can benefit from losing a few pounds even if my weights go down and I can get myself to a lower weight class, so I'm going on a diet and going for walks/runs with my dog.
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    best weight training work out plan for tennis

    I will be 55 in May. Don't listen to the guys who say it won't help your game. It will help your game, and at the very least it will help you to stay injury free, which has to be a top priority at your age. Overall, I like your workout. Personally, I would integrate more back and pulling...
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    Is the fitness tracker or elliptical more accurate?

    The most accurate HR monitors are the chest monitors. Wrist and hand monitors are less than optimal. If you're using a chest monitor with your elliptical machine than I'd go with the elliptical. If you're using one of those handlebars, then I'd probably go with the Fitbit as long as you have a...
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    switching to meat/plant based diet to just plant based diet

    I'm not picky. In fact, I'm not picky enough. I eat way too much junk. However, going Vegan is not about being picky or not picky, it's a radically different lifestyle, and it's not natural because man has been eating meat since prehistoric times. I happen to know people who were Vegan at one...
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    switching to meat/plant based diet to just plant based diet

    Don't worry be happy might work if you normally include enough animal protein and veggies in your diet, but if you're a vegan and you're not watching your protein, your "don't worry be happy" period might not last as long as you think. I hate to be a party pooper, but a lack of certain essential...
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    Babolat Aero 2019 for players suffering from TE

    Don't count on the newer version to help. You'll probably need a new racquet and/or strings. The first thing to do is try a soft multifilament string. I'm certain it will help but not so certain it will completely cure your problem. If it doesn't then you might have to switch to a new racquet.
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    Why so Many Prince Clearance Rackets?

    Prince has poor marketing, but their products are top notch. As far as I'm concerned, their racquets are among the best in the industry, especially if you value arm-friendliness. My Beast 98 was only $89 and it's my favorite racquet.
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    switching to meat/plant based diet to just plant based diet

    The biggest problem with vegan diets is protein; not just lack of protein but also lack of certain essential amino acids that your body needs. Grains are low in lysine, legumes are low in methionine, etc. I saw a YouTube video from a vegan weight lifter explaining how he gets enough protein and...
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    Adidas barricades boost replacement?

    I personally had no problems switching from Barricade Boost to Court FF. I actually thought the fit was pretty similar, except for the fact that the Barricade gave me some toe jamming because of the higher heel.
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    Adidas barricades boost replacement?

    Asics Court FF. For me these are the best overall shoes. The cushioning is really good, on par with the Barricade Boost, and it's stable enough for just about anyone, even Novak.
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    Prince Beast 98 O3 VS Yonex Ezone 98

    I do agree that my serve is better overall with the solid beam Beast 98 than the O3 version, so between the 2 racquets it's an easy choice for me. The reason I even brought up the spin with the O3 is because a few years ago I used a Prince Tour 98 ESP. That racquet had very low power and plow...
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    Best cushioned shoes, does even need to be tennis specific

    You should try the Adidas Crazylight Boost. Personally, I like them a lot for tennis. The only drawback is wear on hard courts, and they are on the heavy side.
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    Tennis shoe with most cushioning

    I've heard others complain that the Crazylight Boost is too narrow for wide feet. I have narrow feet, and they feel medium to me.
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    ProKennex Ki Q+ 5X Pro

    The crack wasn't a freak thing. It's pretty common. Having said that, I think PK my makes great frames. They are easy on the arm, have great control and power, and just very user friendly. The only problem is they crack more often than other frames, but they also cost less. Sent from my moto...
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    Over 48yo using 12+oz racquets

    I'm 54. All my racquets are weighted to over 12 oz. I remember how heavy racquets were when I was in high school, and these modern racquets are easy to swing compared to them.
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    Tennis shoe with most cushioning

    If you really want a lot of cushioning, you might consider getting a basketball shoe. Who needs more cushioning than guys with 36" vertical leaps? One of the shoes I wear is the Adidas Crazylight Boost. I define cushioning as impact protection, not necessarily softness. The Crazylight Boost has...
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    Prince Beast 98 O3 VS Yonex Ezone 98

    I prefer the solid beam Beast 98 over the O3 version, and the serve is one of the reasons I like it better. For some reason I get better control and power on the serve with the solid beam version. I notice that with past O-port racquets I played with, I had to sacrifice power on the serve and...
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    Prince Textreme Tour 100 (310) Thread

    I would agree that the Beast 98 is kind of ordinary. For me that means it has that old familiar feel that I've grown accustomed to. It's easy to switch from a lot of popular frames to the Beast 98. The O3 version is different for better or worse. It will appeal to some but not others. I guess...
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    Prince Textreme Tour 100 (310) Thread

    I have both the Beast 98 O3 and the solid beam Beast 98. Personally, I like the solid beam version because I think the feel and control are better. There are still some good arguments for the O3 version: the spin is better, and it has better response on off-center hits. However, despite the...
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    Prince Textreme Tour 100 (310) Thread

    I was looking at that one too. I would probably like it a lot, but the Beast 98 for $89 was too compelling. I added some lead to it, and now I see no reason to pay more for another racquet.
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    Pure Strike (Project One 7) 2017 16x19, Arm Pain development!?

    Try the Prince Textreme Beast 98. I found that it plays a lot like the Pure Strike, it's only $89, and it's very arm-friendly. For me it's a bit light, so I added lead at 3, 9, and 12.
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