• 1:18

    Bent Over Barbell Rows

    Rows are an important exercise for bowlers. They help strengthen back muscles and the stabilizers in the shoulders. Tightness and overdevelopment of the chest and bicep muscles are common injuries that bowlers experience, and bent over barbell rows help improve imbalance. Step 1 With the barbell on the floor, utilize your knees to bend down…

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    The Shoulder Sleeper Stretch

    Lifting a 16-lb bowling ball over your head during the backswing on your approach repeatedly can result in shoulder tightness, soreness, instability and loss of internal rotation in the shoulders. This static stretch stretches the muscles in the backside of the shoulder. In this premium video, Leah Zahner, Certified Personal Trainer (NASM), demonstrates the Shoulder…

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    Upper Body Rolling Exercise

    The sport of bowling requires your upper body to work independently (go in different directions from one another at the same time) from your lower body. For example, when you are playing an inside line, the top of your backswing and your hips are pointed in different directions. In this video lesson, Certified Personal Trainer…

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    Single Leg Balance Touch Exercise

    The ability to stand on one leg is important in general, but it has never been more true in bowling. Regardless of the number of steps you take on the approach, the repeated wear and tear bowling has to offer on our bodies, needs a little correcting from time to time. The single balance touch…

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    Hamstring Stretch with a Box, Door or Wall

    Hamstring flexibility is important in the sport of bowling. You’ll definitely feel pressure in your hamstrings throughout the approach, especially in your pivot step and finish position. This exercise will help increase flexibility in your hamstrings, helping increase balance and avoid injury. Step 1 Find a box, doorway or a wall to begin the exercise.…

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