Golf Lesson Charlottesville VA

See below to find fitness trainers for golfers in Charlottesville who provide access to golf training programs, cardiovascular conditioning tests, strength training programs, sports nutritionists, and physical therapists, as well as advice and content on healthy diet plans for golfers.

Success Studio
(434) 984-2277
2125 Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
Personal Trainer

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Anytime Fitness Charlottesville, VA (375 Four Leaf Lane)
(434) 823-7123
375 Four Leaf Lane
Charlottesville, VA
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Thinking Body
(434) 975-0336
335 Rio Rd W
Charlottesville, VA
Personal Trainer

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Elward Kurtis S Md
(434) 973-9744
1450 Sachem Pl
Charlottesville, VA
Osteopath (DO), Personal Trainer, Psychologist, Registered Nurse

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Golds Gym
(434) 973-1307
1801 Hydraulic Rd
Charlottesville, VA
Js Gym Llc
(434) 923-0497
1 Morton Dr
Charlottesville, VA
Body Revolution
(434) 975-5674
676 Berkmar Cir
Charlottesville, VA
Terry Deans Dance Studio
(434) 977-3327
1309 Seminole Trl
Charlottesville, VA
New Fitness For Ladies
(434) 975-3030
Seminole Square Shop
Charlottesville, VA
Medfit Physical Therapy
(434) 964-9430
3008 Berkmar Dr
Charlottesville, VA
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Conditioned for competition

  • By James Achenbach
  • How does a golfer start a fitness program? How does any person, regardless of his or her golfing ability, get in shape to become a better or more consistent player?

    David Ostrow, CEO of Body Balance for Performance, one of the leading organizations in golf fitness, has some answers.

    Across the United States, Body Balance includes 32 franchise operations that focus on golf as well as other sports activities. Ostrow saidmany Body Balance clients begin their fitness programs in the winter, a perfect time for most people to initiate a fitness routine.

    Ostrow, a physical therapist, is certified bythe Titleist Performance Institute as a level-3 medical professional. He also is a member of the medical advisory board for TPI, which organizes and conducts the biennial World Golf Fitness Summit.

    The first step, according to Ostrow, is to find a certified fitness professional. TPI ( certifies golf trainers. So does Body Balance ( and facilities such as the Chek Institute near San Diego (

    The next step: Golfers must choose carefully between a physical trainer and a medical professional, says Ostrow, who is credentialed in both fields.

    “A medical professional focuses on range of motion,”Ostrowsaid. “A physical trainer is more concerned with the ability to move fast. A medical professional deals with movement dysfunction, injury prevention and injury rehabilitation. I call them restorative programs.

    “In simple terms, a medical professional is concerned with range of motion, while a physical trainer tries to improve a golfer’s ability to move fast. You might say a physical trainer super charges the body.”

    How does a golfer evaluate range of motion? Ostrow mentioned three basic tests.

    Test No. 1: Try to touch your toes without bending your knees.

    Test No. 2: Stand in front of a mirror and adopt the posture of a 5-iron stance. Cross your arms over your chest. Then attempt to rotate your hips to the left and right without moving your chest.

    Test No. 3: From the same position as No. 2, try to move your chest to the left and right without moving your hips. “If you cannot do these drills, you need somebody who can help you through the basics of how to move,” Ostrow said.

    “If you can do them and you have that range of motion, then you probably are ready to choo...

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