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Members Area: Well Being

Warm Up

It is important to ensure that all bowlers have a suitable warm-up, prior to starting a match.

The principles of a warm up are:

  1. Ensure the bowler is physically and mentally prepared for the session.

  2. The warm-up activities are appropriate to the ability of the bowler.

  3. Stretches the whole body and relevant muscle groups to be used during the game.

Cool Down

It is important to ensure that all bowlers have a suitable cool down, after completing a match.

The principles of a cool down are:

  1. To prepare the bowler physically and mentally for the end of the activity.

  2. Stretching of the major muscle groups to remove any lactic acid, and help to prevent cramp.

Click on the document link below to open some recommended exercises:

Warm Up and Cool Down Exercises File Uploaded: 21 April 2022 226.5 KB