Golf Lesson Loves Park IL

See below to find fitness trainers for golfers in Loves Park 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.

Has Tae Kwon DO Kum DO
(815) 282-2208
4150 N Perryville Rd
Loves Park, IL
 
Cheryl Stewart
(815) 519-4574
Loves Park, IL

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Georganna Hauser
(815) 289-5258
Loves Park, IL

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Center For Health
(815) 633-7319
6504 Glen Devon Rd
Rockford, IL
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Truessence Fitness & Day Spa
(815) 997-5176
10501 N 2nd St
Machesney Park, IL
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Personal Trainer

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Anytime Fitness Loves Park, IL
(815) 639-9100
5325 N. 2nd Street
Loves Park, IL
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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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Tighten N Tone
(815) 877-6602
7973 Forest Hills Rd
Loves Park, IL
 
Apria Healthcare
(815) 633-7778
10910 N 2nd St
Machesney Park, IL
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Personal Trainer

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Fitness Together
(815) 633-7017
3065 N Perryville Rd
Rockford, IL
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Personal Trainer

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Personal Best Training
(815) 877-2021
4843 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL
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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 (www.mytpi.com) certifies golf trainers. So does Body Balance (www.fitgolf.com) and facilities such as the Chek Institute near San Diego (www.chekinstitute.com).

    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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