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    Bowling and shoulder injuries go hand in hand. The majority of shoulder injuries revolve around the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a ball and socket joint that allows your arms to move in different directions. If you are dealing with a shoulder injury or just want to be proactive with your efforts to avoid…

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    Do you feel tightness in your upper back and shoulders during or after bowling? Upper back stretches with a physioball is a simple exercise that yields big results for bowlers experiencing problems in their upper back and shoulders. The body responds to the instability of the physioball helping it to remain balanced. This upper back…

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    Bowling can cause tightness and even injury in your calf muscles and hip flexors. That’s why it’s important to always warm-up prior to bowling. The Kneeling Stride is a calf and hip flexor stretch that can be done before, after or both before and after bowling, giving you instant relief in those areas. In order…

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    Bowling’s hook release consists of the thumb exiting the ball first with wrist rotation and the fingers releasing from their holes next. Bowlers hook the ball to get the most entry angle into the pocket, limiting pin deflection, and ultimately, giving them the best opportunity to strike. The bowling ball is a heavy object and…

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    Slider exercises are great for strengthening your lower body and improving balance. Most sliders come with two different sides. One side is soft and the other is hard. The soft side is used for harder surfaces like wood, tile, and laminate floors. The hard side is designed to allow you to slide on the carpet.…

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    Anytime you pick something up, you use your biceps. The rigors of bowling demand a lot from your arms. From picking up a heavy bowling ball to carrying throughout the approach and releasing the bowling ball, bicep strength is vital for bowling success. Bicep curls work the muscles in the front of the upper arm…

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    In bowling, it’s important to have strong wrist and forearm muscles for continued success. Wrist exercises improve wrist strength, which helps increase ball speed and rev rate along with counterbalancing the repetitive motion of the bowling release. It sounds counterintuitive, but having a stronger wrist will aid you in limiting your grip pressure on the…

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    A lunge is essentially a big step forward. When you add free weights such as dumbbells, this adds additional work for the quads and glutes. Dumbbell lunges require you to be comfortable and able to remain balanced doing a basic lunge before adding free weights to the exercise. Having healthy quads helps maintain balance and…

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    The barbell lunge exercise is a great way to improve your ability to maintain posture throughout your bowling approach and add strength and balance to the finish position. A barbell lunge increases the difficulty of the lunge, so you can get more out of it. When you add the barbell to a lunge, it allows…

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