Tennis Shoes vs Running Shoes vs Basketball Shoes
Feb29

Tennis Shoes vs Running Shoes vs Basketball Shoes

When I started playing tennis a few years ago, I just used a pair of running shoes for the first year. They did the job reasonably well, but as my game improved and I started playing better opponents I started to have some issues with my grip as well as some niggly injuries in my knees and ankles.. ..so I decided to invest in some tennis shoes. To this day, it has been a wise decision, as I can move better around the court and I...

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Squash Rackets vs Tennis Rackets
Feb25

Squash Rackets vs Tennis Rackets

Years ago when I was a student at university, I played squash several times with one of the guys on my course. It was great fun and remarkably different from playing badminton, which was my main sport as a teenager. These days, tennis is my thing. I play as often as I can, which is usually only 1 day a week with all my family and work commitments. Is a squash racket the same as a tennis racket? Having tried out all three sports, aside...

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Baby Bouncer vs Swing vs Rocker
Feb18

Baby Bouncer vs Swing vs Rocker

So what’s left on your ‘what to buy for baby’ checklist? Ok, so the crib, bassinet/moses basket, stroller and car seat will likely be at the top of the pile, but after that you can start thinking about some of the smaller items.. …and this often involves thinking of ways to entertain your baby. Swings, bouncers and rockers certainly fall into this category but how do you know what to buy? What option is best...

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Is Tennis A Hard Sport?
Feb14

Is Tennis A Hard Sport?

I’ve been playing tennis for a few years now and I’d like to think my game has been steadily improving. There are wonderful benefits to playing this game, such as the social aspects of meeting other people, not to mention the physical and mental benefits as well. But it is a challenging sport. Why is tennis a hard sport? It can take a while to really become comfortable with your ground strokes in rallies, and hit your shots...

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How Long Do Tennis Balls Last?
Feb10

How Long Do Tennis Balls Last?

One of the pleasures of getting ready for a tennis match is cracking open a new canister of tennis balls. You can get a bit more zip with your shots and achieve a higher bounce on your serves to keep your opponents further back in the court. Also, I’ve always been curious to know why new balls always seem to have an alluring smell. Maybe that’s just me… However, on the other hand tennis balls can be equally frustrating. They can...

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