1. COMPRESSION WORKS Research shows a drastic decrease in pain sensation when compression is applied to injuries. Additionally, compression is a key component of the RICE method, which has been an effective method for treating injuries for over forty years.
Training equals getting beat up and extreme training means getting pounded all the time! I have always been a believer in taking care of myself. Even with this said, though, I have still experience with a wide array of injuries and strains as I am sure you can relate. Below are a few of the […]
Training hard requires you to replenish what your body has lost. Protein shakes and hydration supplements are a necessity when you train as much as I do. Typically, I will use something for at least a month before it ever qualifies to be tournament-worthy. I never (ever) try anything new around tournaments. When I finish […]
To kick off my new blog series, I felt it best to start with some of my favorite vitamins and supplements. Anyone who knows me knows that I am always searching for and trying new things. I take care of my body – both on and off the court and as a tennis player, I am […]