• 1:05

    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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  • 1:09

    Seated Hamstring Stretch

    The muscle group that makes up your hamstring is located on the back of your thigh. Its main function is to help bend and flex your knee. If you experience trouble with balance, hamstring stretches are a great way to fix that. It’s not always necessary to go all the way down to the floor…

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  • 1:10

    The Slider Bridge Exercise

    Are you looking to improve your posture? Maybe strengthen your core? How about a better looking back side? All of these are benefits that can be achieved from learning how to do the slider bridge exercise. If you spend a good portion of your day in a seated position, your glute muscles weaken and your…

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  • 1:06

    Leg Lifts in a Table Top Position

    Strengthening the external rotators of the hip with leg lifts helps to increase mobility and range of motion. All good things to have when bowling. Strong external hip rotators can also reduce pain in your lower back and knees. These leg lifts benefit the following muscles: Arms and Shoulders Biceps and Triceps Core (Abs) Hamstrings…

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  • 1:18

    Overhead Tricep Extension with a Dumbbell

    Improving your upper body strength will help you become a better bowler (and you can also hand out tickets to the gun show). The Overhead Tricep Extension is done while standing, so although the primary focus is on the arms, your core will be engaged throughout the exercise helping improve your balance, posture, and stability.…

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  • 1:07

    Core Stretch: The Extensor Muscles

    Your core is an area of the body that when called upon is expected to perform. If the core hasn’t received a call lately, likely it is weakening and overtime it can lead to injury. Bowling requires the core to be engaged. If you are not regularly working out your core and asking it to…

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  • 1:50

    Quick Tip: Axis Rotation Practice

    Axis rotation is how much side rotation your bowling ball has while rolling down the lane. In this quick tip Coach Erik Vermilyea of Track demonstrates how to achieve more and less axis rotation by practicing with a soft ball or football. Minimal axis rotation happens when the bowling ball rolls more end-over-end, closest to…

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  • 1:20

    Lower Body Rolling Exercise

    Bowling requires the upper and lower body to work independently from each other. The finish position exemplifies this with your shoulders going in one direction and your hips going in another. A good exercise to train your lower body to work independently from your upper body is the lower body roll. This exercise is done…

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  • 4:08

    Bowling Ball Fit Basics

    Bowling ball fit can make or break your game. Many bad habits bowlers find themselves working on can be traced back to a bad fit. Scott Pohl, the owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains what to expect when getting fit for a ball and what it should feel like so you know that you’ve…

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