Golf Lesson Rockville MD

See below to find fitness trainers for golfers in Rockville 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.

Michelle Pearlman
(301) 461-7071
Rockville, MD

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Biometrics Nutrition & Fitness
(240) 683-9155
15825 Shady Grove Rd Ste 60
Rockville, MD
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Personal Trainer

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American Dance Institute
(301) 984-3003
1570 E Jefferson St
Rockville, MD
 
Bally Total Fitness
(301) 984-6262
11820 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD
 
Kcs
(301) 770-5763
6015 Montrose Rd
Rockville, MD
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Lonnie Adam
(301) 938-4926
Rockville, MD

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Golds Gym
(301) 230-8942
5520 Randolph Rd # A
Rockville, MD
 
Fitness Together Rockville
(301) 255-0446
6270 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Jenny Craig Weight Loss Ctr
(301) 315-9636
835 Rockville Pike Ste G
Rockville, MD
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Dahn Yoga Center
(301) 424-9033
1065 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD
Industry
Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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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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