Sport & Meditation

Meditation is a word that many people use as a catchall phrase for different cognitive relaxation techniques. Some people consider daydreaming a form of meditation. Others believe that being deep in thought is a way to meditate. While these two practices have value, the formal definition of meditation, is more complex. According to Yoga International,… Read more »

Bowling Specific Strength Exercises

There are many aspects of bowling that make it a difficult sport. The heavy ball, slippery shoes, and the one-sidedness of the throw are just some of the challenges that bowling presents. One of the great things about participating in sports is being able to take on different challenges, and figure out ways to overcome… Read more »

Managing Frustration at the Lanes

Frustration is inevitable with any sport. Whether it’s missing a free throw in basketball, making a poor pass in soccer, or falling on the ski slope, it is easy to get upset at yourself for making mistakes. Bowling is no different. Obviously we strive to make a strike every shot, but that is not realistic…. Read more »

Preventing Bowling Overuse Injuries

Bowling is an extremely fun, competitive, and rewarding sport. However, it can also lead to some pretty serious injuries. On first appearance, bowling doesn’t seem like a sport that would have many injuries. You aren’t running, cutting and changing directions, or having physical contact. However, the nature of the bowling motion, along with the heavy… Read more »

Avoiding Distraction on the Golf Course

If you ever watch a professional golfer closely, it becomes apparent how mentally focused they are. Just by looking at their eyes, you can tell that they are zeroed in on the ultimate goal: getting the ball into the hole. This laser focus is easier said than done. Even professionals have mental lapses where they… Read more »