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HEALTH AND FITNESS

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Stonyfield Tip of the Month: Are energy bars worth it?

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Energy bars seem like the perfect solution to fuel your active lifestyle, but are they worth it? That depends on your expectations. If you understand what’s behind the fancy packaging and make an informed decision, energy bars may have a role in fueling you on and off the court. Find out how in this Stonyfield Tip. Read More
 

Stay Loose: Add control to your shots, take a lesson from the NFL and hit the ball easier

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In describing famed football coach Bill Walsh’s coaching techniques, one young quarterback told of how Walsh stood directly behind him in an early practice session and kept telling him to throw the ball “easier.” What, you may ask, does this have to do with tennis? A great deal, it turns out. Read More
 

Shoulder the Load: Exercises to Control Your Strokes

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The shoulder may be the most important joint in the body for tennis players. These three exercises will strengthen the surrounding muscle groups of the shoulders and help you prevent injury while hitting bigger serves and ground strokes. Read More
 

Stonyfield Tip of the Month: Alcohol and Performance

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There are a lot of misconceptions about how alcohol fits into an athlete’s diet. Think you know the facts? Test your knowledge with the true or false questions in this Stonyfield Tip. Read More
 

The Lunge: Improve every stroke in your arsenal

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Having strong legs not only helps to enhance your performance, but it also helps prevent injuries. Add this exercise to your workout routine (with or without weights, depending on your existing leg strength and fitness goals) to improve your volleys, groundstrokes and more. Read More
 

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Find health & fitness answers in past Ask the Lab columns. Search the categories for specific knowledge areas such as training & exercise, diet & nutrition, and injuries & prevention.
 

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