Stretch your shoulders— improve your game!
Quick stretch for Tennis players
This one internal and external shoulder stretch can add life to your game. Hold your elbows even with your shoulders. Keeping your elbows even with shoulders, gently rotate your hands downward or inward. Hold each stretch for two seconds do 8 to 10 repetitions. Now with your elbows even with your shoulders, rotate your palms up ward. Again hold for two seconds and do eight to ten repetitions.
The internal and external shoulder stretch is a simple stretch designed to move the muscles that are used during all tennis hitting movements. Every movement using the shoulders involves these muscles.
By deliberate and specifically stretching the rotator muscles of the shoulder, one is increasing the blood to these vital shoulder muscles. An increase in blood to the shoulders is enough to prevent injury and create greater possibility for more power during play.
Consider adding pre-stretching and post stretching for your whole body to your workout and play. The increase of blood flow and flexibility is a great benefit all away around for your health and your game.