Golf Lesson Wilmette IL

See below to find fitness trainers for golfers in Wilmette 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.

Bulldog Crossfit
(773) 809-3982
1520 Hannah Ave
Forest Park, IL
Monday 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 5:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Fitness Center, Sports Training

Anatoliy Kovtun Massage Therapists Center
(847) 251-3410
1515 Sheridan Rd
Wilmette, IL
Massage Practitioner, Personal Trainer

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Personal Fitness Training Ltd
(847) 251-0137
1215 Washington Ave
Wilmette, IL
Equilibrium Centre Llc
(847) 251-3406
400 Linden Ave
Wilmette, IL
Elite Personal Training
(847) 677-3548
9116 Karlov Ave
Skokie, IL
Consultants in Neurology Ltd
(847) 251-1800
3545 Lake Ave
Wilmette, IL
Osteopath (DO), Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist

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Body Science Pft
(847) 920-9740
335 Ridge Rd
Wilmette, IL
Personal Trainer

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Pilates Central
(847) 251-1539
1159 Wilmette Ave
Wilmette, IL
Personal Trainer

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Bodies By Bruno
(847) 251-0100
1515 Sheridan Rd
Wilmette, IL
T K Personal Trainer
(847) 446-6239
281 Waukegan RdNorthfield
, 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 ( 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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