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Venus Williams: Vegetarian diet to combat Sjogren Syndrome

Venus Williams analyses the dietary changes she recently made
Tennis Stories  16 Jan 2013 - 17:52 / by Federico Coppini / reads 6893.
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Venus Williams is following an alimentary diet which has caused the American tennis player to abandon the beloved steaks. Venus adopted an essentially vegetarian diet, but by her own admission, in moments of most tiredness and weakness she’s tempted by some meat products.

Venus was diagnosed with the ilness in 2011, which causes chronic lack of breath, weakness and muscular pains.

The news regarding surfaced after she retired in the second round of the US Open in 2011. Seven months were needed for recovery, and she is still battling with the effects of the illness today.




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How to play from the baseline

 

The expression “to endure the rally” is about those indeterminate moments of a rally where none of the players is leading.

The ability to endure the rally is fundamental when you play a “long rally”, because it offers you the chance to measure your opponent’s strong points and vulnerabilities, besides letting you position as best as possible for your next offensive shot.

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