From macro ratios to nutrient timing to supplements, optimal nutrition can seem overwhelming.
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Why Nutrition Is Crucial for Tennis
(According to the Head of Strength and Conditioning for the USTA)
“To be successful, tennis players need to be good at everything,” says Satoshi Ochi, CSCS, head of strength and conditioning for the United States Tennis Association. “They need muscular and cardiovascular endurance, explosive power, strength, quick reflexes, and acute proprioceptive awareness.”
That requires a huge training investment. “Top athletes spend five to six hours a day training with their time split between hitting the ball and building strength and power in the weight room,” says Ochi, adding that prioritizing nutrition is key for that very reason. “You can’t train that hard or recover from it effectively without properly and adequately fueling your body.”
If you want to push your body and discover your potential, you have to do everything right, including nutrition and hydration.
—Satoshi Ochi, CSCS, Head of Strength and Conditioning for the United States Tennis Association
Hydration is also critical. “The sweat rate is high in tennis,” says Ochi, explaining that once you begin to become dehydrated, you’re as good as done. “You’ll start cramping, you’ll struggle to stay focused, and fatigue will set in quickly—I’ve seen it happen countless times,” Ochi says.
That’s why Ochi stresses the importance of nutrition and hydration to all of his athletes. “If you want to push your body and discover your potential, you have to do everything right, including nutrition and hydration,” says Ochi.
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