Everybody knows that fluid imbalances and mild dehydration can trigger muscle cramping. Although, we know that muscle cramps can and do occur with severe dehydration and heat injury, there is no conclusive evidence that consuming adequate fluid with or without electrolytes will prevent typical nocturnal or exercise-associated cramping.
The Nutrition Facts label is required by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on most packaged foods and beverages. The Nutrition Facts label provides detailed information about a food's nutrient content, such as the amount of fat, sodium and fiber it has.
A platelet is a small, disc-shaped cell fragment in a person's blood. They are the most numerous cells that help prevent bleeding and are part of a person's response to injury that aids in the healing process.
Following proper nutrition preparation will guarantee an improved tennis match. Packing your lunch box with proper snacks and fluids will help you to avoid fatigue, cramps and will make you feel ready for any early, late or multiple matches.
Why is everyone talking about “The Gluten-Free Diet?” How did that miracle diet change Novak Djokovic's game and help him to climb the ladder to number one in the world? Do we all need to follow this diet to miraculously improve our tennis game?
Many people claim to be nutritionists … you can find one almost anywhere—from your local vitamin shop, to a health food store or even your local gym. My goal is not to discredit them, but to educate the public that it takes a real college degree, one year of residency and a very complicated RD exam to become a registered dietitian in the State of New York.
Proper nutrition is one of the most important components of a competitive tennis player. An athlete cannot achieve his or her full potential at any sport without fully understanding how their body works and what is needed in order to sustain the energy and prevent exhaustion, dehydration and cramping during athletic competition. Remember … it’s always the fittest athlete that comes first to the finish line.
Coach Frank Dolan has announced that he will be offering a Free Speed Training Workout, this coming Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. at Sports and Fitness Performance, located at 4 Cedar Avenue in Islip, N.Y. This is a great opportunity to see what a real speed development program is like.
The most misunderstood principle of sports performance is nutrition. Even if you know what to do, doing it is near impossible with busy schedules and the demands of everyday life. Nowadays, athletes and parents need simple solutions to maximize energy, speed up recovery, and improve long-term health.
Coach Frank Dolan will present his "Performance Nutrition Workshop," Wednesday Oct. 24 from 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Sports and Fitness Performance, located at 4 Cedar Avenue in Islip, N.Y. The most misunderstood principle of sports performance is nutrition.
Frank Dolan will host a Sports Performance Information Night on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at Sports and Fitness Performance, located at 4 Cedar Avenue in Islip, N.Y. from 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. With all the sports performance information out there, it can be difficult to know what is right for high school athletes.
The foods that we eat provide the energy or fuel that our body needs. Athlete's bodies have different needs and requirements in order to optimize their athletic performance. Many people have misconceptions about different food groups, as some try to avoid carbohydrates, while others avoid fats.
Staying balanced with fluids and electrolytes is a key concern to every competitive athlete. Very common complaints such as fatigue and cramps could be easily avoided if properly-hydrated, especially during the hot and humid summer months.
Tennis is a unique sport that involves intense physical activity for a prolonged period of time. Nobody knows how long one's match will last until the final point is won. Thus,it is vital for every tennis player to have the aerobic capacity to have endurance and tolerance
Over the last five years, there has been a major shift in the perception and practice of physical training and its relationship to on-court performance. Instead of looking at becoming “fit” as a means to an end, players are now looking for programs that will enhance actual tennis skills.
Everybody knows that fluid imbalances and mild dehydration can trigger muscle cramping. And although we know that muscle cramping can and does occur with severe dehydration and heat injury, there is no conclusive evidence that consuming adequate fluids with or without electrolytes will prevent typical nocturnal or exercise-associated cramping.
In order to design an effective dynamic warm-up routine, it is important to understand the science behind each component and how it can affect your tennis game in the short- and long-term. Most tennis athletes rarely warm up, or when they do, it is done in an ineffective manner.
There is no doubt that in order to get to the next level there is a need for speed. Now, more than ever, athletes are investing in personal trainers, speed training programs, and gym memberships to help improve performance on the field.
Following proper nutrition preparation will guarantee improved tennis performance. Packing your lunch box with proper snacks and fluids will help you to avoid fatigue, cramps and get you ready for any early matches, late matches or even multiple matches.
The first step to improving a players’ speed is to assess and correct their functional movement limitations. It sounds unrelated to speed, but in fact, it is the foundation for building quality training programs, tennis mechanics and creating higher speeds on the court.
The foods that we eat provide the energy and fuel that our body needs. An athlete's body has different needs and requirements in order to optimize their athletic performance. A lot of people have misconceptions about different food groups, as some try to avoid carbohydrates, while others avoid fat.
Staying balanced with fluids and electrolytes is a key concern to every competitive athlete. Very common complains, such as fatigue and cramps, could be easily avoided if properly hydrated, especially during the hot and humid summer months.