Heather D'Errico

About Heather D'Errico

Heather is an NSCA-certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, an ACE-certified Personal Trainer, a Certified Functional Strength Coach, and a Licensed Massage Therapist. She has a Master's in Kinesiology (Exercise Science). Heather is a former collegiate bowler for Robert Morris University and assistant coach for the University of Central Missouri. She currently works with athletes of all sports and has recently launched BowlFIT, a website with training programs for bowlers. Heather is also the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for SUNY Brockport.

Fitness Myths Debunked

Fitness Myths Debunked

If you are new to exercise or weight training and don’t know where to start, relying on a Google search can be a bit overwhelming with all of the contradictory and confusing information that is available. Because of this, I... [Read More]

Warming Up for Bowling

A how-to guide for a safe and effective warm-up

Warming Up for Bowling

How long does it take you to warm up or feel loose during your bowling practice sessions? If you’ve ever bowled in a tournament that has very limited practice time, you know that five minutes is usually not enough. Those... [Read More]

Why I Decided to Improve My Health

AJ Johnson, Anggie Ramirez, and Jason Sterner on health, fitness, and competitive bowling

Why I Decided to Improve My Health

Many of the professional bowlers on both the PWBA Tour and PBA Tour have begun to take their health and fitness goals seriously, for various reasons. The sport has evolved over the years, and so have the tournament formats. Some... [Read More]

Dealing With Lower Back Pain

Dealing With Lower Back Pain

One of the most common problems I hear about from bowlers is lower back pain. In fact, over 80% of the general population suffers from lower back pain and it is one of the leading causes of missed work days.... [Read More]

Training the Core for Trunk Stability

Training the Core for Trunk Stability

When considering the physical training needs of bowlers, the most commonly discussed areas are building core strength and leg strength. While I discussed numerous ways of strengthening the lower body in my last two articles (here and here), I'd like... [Read More]