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Bowling is sport and like all sports it requires training and exercises to improve. Throwing a 15-pound bowling ball down a sixty foot lane requires strength and precision, and can even cause injury if you're not careful. That's why it's important to add an exercise routine to your week, especially if you're an avid bowler or plan to participate in some tournaments. In bowling, certain muscles and areas of your body are used more than others. Below we've outlined a routine specifically designed with bowlers in mind. Cardio While bowling may not seem like a cardio-intensive game, it plays a...

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Greetings Bowlers, it’s Jason from The Solid Nine Podcast. We’ve been talking about the best balls so often, I didn’t want to throw this into another episode. You can hear my top 10 lists for the best balls of the 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s on Episodes 21, 22, and 23. Anyway, enough self-promotion. I put together a list of my favorite balls in each category of my one through seven scale. I picked out the top three for each category. There are so many good balls on the market, I barely managed to limit each category to three picks, but...

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 This is a collaboration between The Bowling Universe and The Solid Nine Podcast. This is a transcription of episode 3, "Building an Arsenal". If you'd rather listen to it, you can do so below, on iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts. Be sure to subscribe to catch-up on anything you've missed and for all future episodes. Let’s talk to about building an arsenal. So when people buy bowling balls, they don't always know what to buy and they need assistance. However, not all pro shops are the greatest at helping their customers find the right ball. So, they will...

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With machines doing all the work, you're surely not the only one who's clueless about what their bowling score really means. How is it calculated? Why does it count my score on the next frame if I knock down all the pins? Once you understand the special bonuses that a strike or spare give you, scoring will become much easier. A game of bowling is calculated on 10 frames. Each frame is totaled and added to the cumulative score. On every frame you're allowed two rolls to try and knock down all the pins. If you knock down all the...

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What is a spare bowling ball? Your average league bowler will have at least two or more bowling balls. One or more strike balls and one spare ball. A “strike ball” is the main ball that you’d use on your first throw and when that strike doesn’t happen you grab your trusty spare ball to help you pick up those difficult spares. Why use a spare ball? Since lane conditions vary and change, having a ball that reacts the same regardless of the amount of oil on the lane is super beneficial. For example if you’re a righty and on your...

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