While the physical demands of tenpin bowling is not as great as some other sports, it does require some unique abilities and a certain degree of competence in many aspects of fitness. Read this excellent article on Bowling Fitness.
Use the following advice to address the fitness side of bowling, and make your game more complete.
- Warming-up for bowling
Before any bowling activity, training or testing, you need to prepare the body for the activity. Here is a sample warm up program for bowlers.
- Fitness Training
Here is a discussion of fitness training for bowling. Why and how you should include training for strength and power and endurance in your fitness program.
- Fitness Components
Results and discussion of the important components of fitness for bowling.
- Fitness Testing
This list of fitness tests can be used to monitor you fitness training program. Fitness components such as flexibility, strength and endurance should be tested.