#33 - Sometimes I feel good, energetic and bowl fast but sometimes it feels like I don’t have the strength in my legs. How can I solve this?

QUESTION

Sometimes I feel good, energetic and bowl fast but sometimes it feels like I don’t have the strength in my legs. How can I solve this?


ANSWER

Hey,

Great question.

Fast bowling demands a lot of energy and power from the body. You’ll hear a lot of bowlers talk about rhythm and when they’re in rhythm they can bowl all day with ease. Most of the bowlers we’ve spoken to have told us that often, they’re actually struggling with rhythm. You’re either experiencing (1) a lack of rhythm or (2) muscular fatigue.

There are many things you can do to try and get into a rhythm more consistently such as following a specific warm up process that ensures that your body is firing and ready to go from ball one.

There are also many things you can do to try and help your body recover after bowling such as eating the right foods and liquids, stretching after a bowling session and getting a good night’s sleep. If you’re bowling every single day at full intensity, you’re not going to be at 100%. Managing your workloads is something you may have to look at. Just listen to your body and push it within limits.

I hope that helps.

All the best.


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