Golf Lesson Marietta GA

See below to find fitness trainers for golfers in Marietta 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.

Epiphany
(770) 590-9047
22 Mill St NE
Marietta, GA
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Personal Trainer

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A C Help Care Services
(770) 434-4643
445 Windy Hill Rd SE
Marietta, GA
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Personal Trainer

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Body Training Systems
(770) 989-4700
2130 New Market Pkwy Se
Marietta, GA
 
Quick Weight Loss Center
(678) 213-1335
1100 Johnson Ferry Rd
Marietta, GA
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East Cobb Womens Fitness
(770) 565-5450
4961 Lower Roswell Rd
Marietta, GA
 
Fit-10
(770) 424-3400
25 Atlanta St Se # E
Marietta, GA
 
Velocity Sports Performance
(770) 955-1000
2123 Corporate Dr Se
Marietta, GA
 
Bikrams Yoga College Of India
(770) 578-6555
80 Powers Ferry Rd Se
Marietta, GA
 
Body Pros Personal Training
(770) 579-7050
736 Johnson Ferry Rd
Marietta, GA
 
Golds Gym
(770) 971-4534
2060 Lower Roswell Rd
Marietta, GA
 
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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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