There are many benefits of playing bowls. Lawn bowls is played for the –
- personal enjoyment
- the pleasure of spending time outdoors
- social interaction.
It is also a low-impact, therapeutic form of exercise as it provides a number of health benefits, including:
- Improved fitness
- Improved coordination and skill development
- Increased confidence and self-esteem
- Enhanced mental wellbeing/ self actualisation
- Community connectedness and support.
Fun for the whole family:
A large contributing factor to the simplicity of this game is the immense adaptability that it offers. The rules of the game are very easy to understand and learn. Participants enjoy this sport not because they like the competition that comes with it but because of the fun they have and the social impact of being able to spend quality time with family and friends which has a positive impact on both mental and physical health.
Muscle Toning & Strengthening:
Bowling helps promote muscle exercise of the lower body, as you are doing a lot of walking with the extra weight of a bowling ball in your hands. The act of delivering a bowl causes muscles, tendons and ligaments to flex and stretch leading to improved flexibility, mobility, muscle tone and core strength.
Sport for All
Bowling is one of the few sports that that can be played by anyone, regardless of age, gender or physical ability. As a low impact sport there is a much lower risk of injury, which makes it a popular game for older individuals or those rehabilitating from illness. From school age to seniors anyone can enjoy playing whether you play competitively or simply for fun. Lawn bowls is one of the few sports where men, women and the disabled can compete on equal terms, making lawn bowls a true sport for all.
Lawn bowls is strategic, tactical and requires enhanced motor skills such as hand eye coordination and good balance. Those who excel at the sport are able to focus their minds on the perfect delivery. This kind of mental stimulus is known to improve cognitive function by developing mental awareness , alertness and concentration. This makes bowling the perfect game for people to sharpen motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
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