6 Reasons To Try Tennis

Game, set, match: Tennis is a winning workout for the entire body.

Mind: Tennis requires mental strategy, which may foster new brain connections

Arms: Tennis tones your biceps, triceps, shoulders and forearms

Legs: Sprinting, lunging, pivoting and planting provide an explosive workout for calves, quads and hamstrings.

Heart: Tennis is the real-life counterpart to the “interval training” setting on the treadmill. Tennis players run in bursts before resting between points.

Bones: Running and jumping may help prevent osteoporosis in older players.

Waist: Depending on your weight, singles tennis can burn 500 to 700 calories per hour.

How GMC Can Help

Whether it’s a personalized strengthening program to improve your playing (or so you won’t get injured) or treatment for an injury, the experts in the Sports Medicine Program at Gwinnett Medical Center offer the latest in expertise and technology. 

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