Golf Lesson Oakley CA

See below to find fitness trainers for golfers in Oakley 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.

Comprehensive Fitness Center
(925) 679-9944
3100 Main St Ste 264
Oakley, CA
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Comprehensive Fitness
(925) 679-9944
3100 Main St # 264
Oakley, CA
Body Beautiful
(925) 754-1616
3658 Lone Tree Way
Antioch, CA
Antioch Xtreme Fitness
(925) 779-9503
207 E 18th
Antioch, CA
Ms Fit Womens Fitness Yoga
(925) 240-0049
819 1st St
Brentwood, CA
(925) 679-9500
2049 Main St
Oakley, CA
American Karate Academy
(925) 679-3368
2039 Main St
Oakley, CA
24 Hour Fitness Antioch Sport Gym
2632 Somersville Road
Antioch, CA
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Family Gym, Free Weights, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Personal Training, Special Services, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Solar Swim & Gym
(925) 757-7412
111 W 15th St
Antioch, CA
Glenn Griffo
(650) 219-8471
Brentwood, CA

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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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