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Beyond The Score: Summer Olympics Are Fast Approcaching

By Lisa Thomas Tennis at the Summer Olympics is always a highlight and we don’t have to wait for long to see the best in the world battle it out… Read more »

Beyond the Score: Keep You and Your Kids Active

By Lisa Thomas In last week’s article in Beyond the Score I brought up the research done by a leading detergent company that showed that many kids in western countries… Read more »

Beyond the Score: Remedies For Tennis Elbow

By Lisa Thomas The website www.health.harvard.edu describes tennis elbow as “the common term for lateral epicondylitis, an inflammatory condition of the tendon that connects the extensor muscles of the lower… Read more »

Beyond The Score: Taking a Closer Look at Djokovic’s Diet

By Lisa Thomas Today we look at Djokovic and marvel at his fitness, stamina and trim physique.  A little more than five years ago he was in a very different… Read more »

Beyond the Score: The Pros and Cons of Sports Drinks

By Lisa Thomas While sports drinks have their advantages, if you are grabbing for one after moderate exercise or casually using them to quench your thirst during the day you… Read more »

Beyond The Score: Setting Goals Is Key

By Lisa Thomas There is a lot of talk around this time of the year about setting goals and new year resolutions. There is also a lot of editorial space… Read more »

Beyond The Score: Follow These Simple Steps When Starting Junior Tournament Play

By Lisa Thomas So you have had some good conversations with your son or daughter and together you think it is about time to take the next step and to… Read more »

Beyond the Score: Set Attainable Goals in 2016

By Lisa Thomas There is a lot of talk around this time of the year about setting goals and new year resolutions. There is also a lot of editorial space… Read more »

Beyond the Score: Stick To These Foods For Success On the Court

By Lisa Thomas Last week I introduced a pretty simple concept to help our performance as athletes.  Very often our ability to sustain a high level of play, build muscle… Read more »

Beyond The Score: Good Nutrition Will Help You Feel Stronger and Perform Better

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part series on nutrition. By Lisa Thomas We’ve all experienced a time when fatigue sets in when we are playing or our… Read more »

Beyond the Score: Melbourne’s Other Sporting Event

By Lisa Thomas Most people with even a slight interest in tennis have heard of the Australian Open held in Melbourne every January. The Australian Open is one of tennis’… Read more »

Beyond the Score: Feel Before We Think

By Lisa Thomas A while back when saber-tooth tigers and large aggressive man-eating animals roamed the earth, humans relied heavily on their fight or flight instinct.  You had little opportunity… Read more »

Beyond The Score: Ladies That League

By Lisa Thomas There are so many good reasons to play league tennis. The first obvious one that comes to mind is that you get to play tennis, and in… Read more »

Beyond the Score: More Good Than You Realize

Beyond the Score is a new feature you can find each Monday at www.southerncaliforniatennis.org. By Lisa Thomas There is little that hits the spot more as a tennis player than a… Read more »