Before & After Your Tennis Match
Have you ever played a real tough match only to wake
up the next day
with killer stiffness and pain in the sides of your hips? It feels like
WORK just to lift your foot off the ground or move it from side to
If you're like me, you have, and it's not just a pain in the hip -
It's a pain in the a**...
Fix the pain with this post
1. Walk over to the fence and place both hands on the rail
2. Slightly bend both knees
3. Place your right ankle on your left knee
4. Slowly bend your left knee and Lower your hips toward the ground
5. Hold for 8-10 seconds and switch legs
6. Repeat 2-4 times
This stretch really hits your hips and will work out the lactic acid
build up during your match.
The next morning, if you're still stiff, take a hot shower and repeat
The stretch *immediately* afterwards.
The hot water from your shower will loosen up your muscles and actually
allow you to get a deeper stretch with less risk of injury.
Important note: This stretch also doubles as a
pre-competition stretch to loosen up your hips. Perform 2-3 sets of 8-10
seconds before hitting the courts
On the Next Page, I'll show you how to Spank Your
This is all on the
'til next time, train hard & win easy!
Training Advisor, Men's Fitness magazine