Health Benefits Of Bowls

Bowls is a sport for all regardless of age, gender or physical ability. It’s a sport that takes a few seconds to learn and the rest of your career to master! The health benefits of playing bowls are many fold:

  • Lawn bowls is strategic, tactical and competitive and enhances cognitive skills and hand eye coordination and balance
  • In older people the enhanced level of physical activity and social and mental stimulation can help to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and other mental degenerative diseases
  • The act of bowling helps promote muscle exercise in the lower body. 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
  • Lawn bowls is an outdoor sport, increasing Vitamin D intake which is essential to maintaining a healthy immune system
  • The community of bowls and the social activity associated with the game help to reduce social isolation through divorce, bereavement or exclusion from more vigorous sports

Are you looking to improve your health? Join our bowls club today!