Upper body stretches for bowling can help you recover from soreness and help you to prevent injuries in the long run. The repetition of throwing a bowling ball that weighs up to sixteen pounds can cause injuries and it does cause injuries to many bowlers in different areas of the upper body. Injuries include rotator cuff, wrist, bicep, elbow, and upper back. I’ve seen all these injuries in professional bowlers.
The main purposes of static stretching for the upper body for bowling are to prevent injury and recover faster from soreness after bowling. Effective upper body stretches for bowling include several different muscles.
- upper back or lats
- shoulders front
- shoulders back