• 1:16

    Dumbbell and Barbell Upright Rows

    Free weight exercises are a great way to help strengthen the upper body. The stabilizing muscles in your shoulders should be engaged while activating your core throughout this exercise to get the biggest impact. Barbell upright rows will help you increase strength in your upper body, helping you maintain a free and straight bowling arm…

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    Bowling Rules: Common Situations Part 1

    Sometimes rules are viewed as unfair or unnecessary. Bowling rules are put in place to ensure competition is fair for all. In this video lesson Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, reviews and clears up four different common situations you may run into at your next competition. Here is the USBC Rule Book…

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  • 0:46

    Slider Push-Ups for Increased Strength and Balance

    Traditional push-ups are a great upper body workout. You can increase the level of difficulty of a traditional push-up by incorporating sliders. 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…

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  • 1:45

    Tracking Advice for Better Competition Results

    Watching other bowlers for the purpose of improving your play is what’s known as tracking. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, provides advice to help expedite the learning curve on how to gather information from other bowlers that will help keep you competitive throughout a league night or tournament. Who best emulates your…

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  • 0:46

    Improve Coordination and Flexibility with Hip Circles

    Training your upper body to work independently from your lower body requires good coordination and flexibility. Bowling often requires your upper body to move in a different direction than your lower body and hip circles will help your body get used to the idea. In this premium video, Leah Zahner, Certified Personal Trainer (NASM), demonstrates…

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  • 1:14

    Before You Bowl: Wrist Strengthening Exercises

    According to the Hand and Wrist Institute, bowling too many times and too rapidly can magnify the occurrence of wrist tendonitis. Anytime you have repetitive action like bowling, you find yourself susceptible to injury if you are not taking proper care of yourself. In this premium video lesson, Leah Zahner, Certified Personal Trainer (NASM), demonstrates…

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  • 1:45

    Coaching Technology for Better Bowling

    Improving your game has never been easier and technology plays a leading role in expediting advancement. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains what technology bowling coaches use to help improve a player’s game faster and easier. Smartphones and Tablets When looking to improve your bowling game you need to start with what…

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    Dumbbell Tricep Extension

    The tricep is located on the back of the arm and is made up of three heads: Long, lateral, and medial, which explains the “tri” in tricep. The Dumbbell Tricep Extension is unique to other tricep exercises because it activates all three “heads” throughout the exercise; making your triceps stronger and faster. In this premium…

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    Lane Surface: Wood, Synthetic and Ball Choice

    The type of lane surface you bowl matters. You can put the same oil pattern on a wood lane surface and a synthetic lane surface and they will play differently. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains what you can expect when bowling on different lane surfaces. Wood Wooden bowling lanes surface is…

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