Bayview Village Tennis Camp (www.BayviewVillageTennisCamp.ca), the Greater Toronto Area’s leading provider of first-class tennis camps and clinics for players of all ages and skill levels, is commenting on Kate Middleton’s stunning weight loss resulting from tennis and other workouts.
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, stunned people with her fit physique when she participated in a tennis workshop for kids. Middleton, who is Britain’s appointed Wimbledon Patron, has lost a huge amount of weight after giving birth less than one year ago. (Source: Chang, S., “Kate Middleton Flaunts Weight Loss During Tennis Workout: Low Carb Diet and Beauty Secrets,” Celebrity Health & Fitness, February 24, 2016; http://www.celebrityhealthfitness.com/34249/kate-middleton-flaunts-weight-loss-during-tennis-workout-low-carb-diet-and-beauty-tips/.)
“Exercise is the oldest and surest way to lose weight and stay healthy,” says Peter Nielson, director of Bayview Village Tennis Camp. “A lot of people think that you have to do extreme diets or go to the gym to lose weight, but it can be as simple as taking up a sport you like and playing it regularly.”
Middleton does daily workouts involving yoga, weight lifting, and other cardio exercises. However, she is also an expert tennis player and regularly plays the game throughout the year.
“Tennis is really one of the best sports for physical fitness,” says Nielson. “It involves a lot of running and sudden movements; you need a lot of stamina and agility. It’s no surprise that she could lose this much weight playing tennis, especially if she’s pairing that with other workouts and exercises.”
Middleton has also been one of the most notable fans of the tennis community. Along with appearing at the tennis workshop where she helped children learning the sport, Middleton is a Wimbledon Patron and promotes both the tournament and the sport throughout Britain.
“Kate is doing a lot for tennis,” says Nielson. “She’s been promoting the game particularly to kids, and she really understands how much youth can benefit from it. For kids, tennis is a lot of fun, and if you get them into the game, they can really benefit from it in terms of their health.”
In the past, tennis has been regarded as having a high participation cost. However, the tennis workshop is an example of a push that has been made towards making tennis more accessible to kids from all backgrounds.
“Tennis is really more available than it ever has been before,” notes Nielson. “A lot of school gym classes now include tennis. There are also summer camps that can teach kids for very affordable rates. There’s more opportunity, which is why it’s great that Kate is helping encourage kids to take up the sport.”
While Middleton exercises regularly, she also uses juicing, ketogenic diets, and a variety of anti-ageing cosmetics to keep herself looking young. However, Nielson says this shouldn’t take away from her positive message about tennis and other sports.
“People can get discouraged when they see celebrities staying fit, but you don’t need a lot of money to be in shape,” says Nielson. “Tennis, yoga, and other activities like these are the best way to improve your health. Anyone can do them—young or old. There’s no reason not to stay in shape and have fun doing it too.”
Bayview Village Tennis Camp is the top tennis camp in the GTA. Its Tennis Canada-certified instructors work to teach kids not only how to have fun with tennis, but also how to play smartly and safely. More information about the junior and advanced summer tennis programs can be found at www.BayviewVillageTennisCamp.ca.
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