#2 - What’s the role of strong legs while bowling?

QUESTION FROM JITH

What’s the role of strong legs while bowling?


ANSWER

Hey Jith,

Fast bowling is a full body activity that causes tremendous strain on the body. The legs (in the case of any sport) are the foundation of your body so I would say that a strong lower body is extremely important to a bowler. Most professionals will tell you that, “a bowler doesn’t break down from the top, they break down from the bottom”.

Saying that, I would also reiterate that you should focus on building a strong body overall, not just the lower body.

All the best.


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