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Cross train one or more days a week

I am supportive of exercise in all forms. If you love one type of exercise, I’m sure it keeps you motivated to train. Over time, though, it could also lead to injury. In this video, I discuss why cross training can be so beneficial for you and your body.Continue Reading

Perform daily strengthening exercises if you play overhead sports

Playing overhead sports, like tennis, baseball and swimming, can take a toll on your shoulders over time. In this tip, I discuss ways to decrease the chance of getting an overuse shoulder injury if you play an overhead sport. It’s something you can do in a few minutes each day to keep your shoulder ready for the demands of your sport.Continue Reading

Is playing one sport full-time at a young age harmful?

To get a better understanding of the extent of single sports specialization that occurs in tennis, I interviewed Dr. Neeru Jayanthi. We discuss some of the most common tennis injuries. We talk about ways kids can balance early intense training and stay healthy. Then we discuss ways we might decrease the rate of youth injuries in all sports. Continue Reading

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