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Saturday, February 16, 2008

Tennis: A Healthy Way of Life

How do you think tennis sports could bring you more quality to your life? As a sports, tennis does deliver a great effect to your health since any exercise increases the body strength against disease and illness. It serves the body immune system to work at their best performance. But when we get to more specific content, tennis which has called as the sport of a lifetime, delivers great effect rather than other kind of sports.

According to physician Ralph Paffenbarger of Harvard University School of Public Health, people who participate in tennis three hours per week at moderately vigorous intensity would cut their risk of death in half from any cause. It's the first fact.

Based on studies on caloric expenditures, competitive tennis burns more calories than aerobics, inline skating, or cycling. And since tennis requires alertness and tactical thinking, it would generate new connections between nerves in the brain. This condition would promote a lifetime of continuing development of the brain. The author of The Exercise Habit, Dr. Jim Gavin conclude his theory that tennis exercise outperforms golf, inline skating and most other sports in developing positive personality characteristics.

Those above facts might lead you to a new decision to put tennis as a routine exercise on you daily life. And as your decision converted to action for a regular tennis exercise, it's time for you to discover what works best for you when playing tennis.

Choosing the right tennis racquets wouldn't be a hard times if you tried to put some common questions such as the weight of racquets, whether its lighter or heavier ones, the strings should you use on your racquet, or the effect of choosing the wide body of the racket whether it would give you more power and less control. Just a tips, if you're a beginner an oversized head size and a lighter weight would generate more power which is often needed for beginners and the larger head size will provide a bigger string bed. Of course for advanced tennis player, there are lots of variation and more brands to choose, such as Dunlop Rackets, Babolat Rackets, Wilson Rackets, Prince Rackets and more.

Your feet are the main part which hold your body weight as you move and run around the tennis court. The next big thing is how to choose the right mens tennis shoes for your feet. There are several criteria to decide the right answer from the game style to the court surface. But generally there are three different types of feet which are supinated, pronated, and neutral. Each type effects on the shoes' soles durability. There are also various tennis apparel for you to enhance your tennis exercise performance.

There are more considerable thing that you should aware before deciding what works best for you. But first, let there be will to play tennis.