Our 1VIGOR Team

Ross Greenwood

1VIGOR Founder and Personal Trainer
Why did you first get into instructing?
I’m passionate about fitness, and I love seeing others progress

Favourite song to work out to?
CRAWL – Kings of Leon

Favourite exercise to do yourself?
Bike – any kind!

What exercise do you dread?
Squat Press

Favourite exercise you like making others do?
That has to be squat press 😉

What do you most enjoy about 1VIGOR?
I love to see our clients progress, as confidence in the exercises build and their weights start to increase.

Most Exotic place you’ve worked out?
Beach Box Gym – Ibiza

Favourite sport (and team!)?
Rugby League – Brisbane Broncos

Best advice for a fitness newbie?
It’s about effort, not fitness level. Work out to your own ability.
Fitness can start out as a chore, but when you start seeing results and the huge benefits of training, mental health, motivation, and raised energy levels, then it becomes enjoyment!

Zak Smith

Personal Trainer
Why did you first get into instructing?
I was inspired by another instructor, I wanted to push people to be their best as my instructor pushed me

Favourite song to work out to?
Anything that’s got a good strong beat

Favourite exercise to do yourself?
Incline bench press

What exercise do you dread?
Anything to do with my calfs – But don’t miss leg day!

Favourite exercise you like making others do?
Burpees all the way! Haha

What do you most enjoy about 1VIGOR?
The variety of exercises that can fit into a 45 minute workout, giving a real full body session

Most Exotic place you’ve worked out?
Sydney – Australia

Favourite sport?
Rugby League

Best advice for a fitness newbie?
Regardless of how fit you are, it doesn’t get any easier. The fitter you get, the more you lift, the harder you work and the fitter you will become. Effort is everything.

Follow Zak:
Insta: @zxfitnessandtraining
Snapchat: zeus-smith

Katie Greenwood

Personal Trainer
Why did you first get into instructing?
I’ve always had a passion for the fitness and health industry. It’s the instructors I had in the early days that made me love it so much and I want to do the same thing for others.

Favourite song to work out to?
High Contrast – Questions

Favourite exercise to do yourself?
My own little power circuit that I can fit in here and there

What exercise do you dread?
Right now, running. Takes some mental strength that I don’t quite have at the moment!

Favourite exercise you like making others do?
Burpees

What do you most enjoy about 1VIGOR?
The variability of the classes and the friendly faces that attend 🙂

Most Exotic place you’ve worked out?
Brazil

Favourite sport (and team!)?
Beach Volleyball and Spain

Best advice for a fitness newbie?
Just keep going, force yourself until it becomes a habit. You’ll start to love it eventually!

Katie Denton

Personal Trainer
Why did you first get into instructing?
I’ve always had a passion for health and fitness. There is nothing like the buzz you get from seeing your clients working hard and reaching their goals

Favourite song to work out to?
Depends on the workout, generally anything with a heavy beat to push you through a gruelling session

Favourite exercise to do yourself?
Squats and Deadlifts

What exercise do you dread?
Running!

Favourite exercise you like making others do?
Anything that gets them sweating and working hard

What do you most enjoy about 1VIGOR?
The variety of each class, no session being the same! The small group size encourages a real camaraderie with everyone pushing each other until the end

Most Exotic place you’ve worked out?
On a beach in Bali, Indonesia

Favourite sport?
Gymnastics

Best advice for a fitness newbie?
Don’t be intimidated by being the beginner, everyone has to start somewhere! Just focus on being consistent and pushing yourself out of your comfort zone, and don’t forget to have FUN! You are more likely to stick to it if you enjoy it!

Follow Katie:
Insta: @katie_denton_pt

 

Sophie Greenwood

Co-Founder and Admin Support
Sophie is our joint founder of 1VIGOR with Ross, and supports all the backroom tasks, including preparing those nice cool lavender towels that you love after your grueling session. Now that she’s lost 8.8lbs (and hello to baby Coen!) we may be seeing more of Sophie coming to the sessions in the studio.

Andy Reynolds

Tech Support
Andy joined the 1VIGOR team in early 2017 to support Ross in moving 1VIGOR forward. Andy’s roles are varied, and have been anything from covering Ross’s class on the birth of baby Coen, to being photographer/model for our clothing range, and being a designer for the website. Jack of all trades, master of none!

If anyone has any technical questions, about Mindbody, Perkville, the Website or just in general, fire them Andy’s way and he’ll do his best to advise you.

Timely Support

The most important part of 1VIGOR is you, and we want to provide you with the best support we can give you. Any questions about health and fitness in general or about our class, just drop us a message

Innovative Training

Our HIIT mixture of Resistance and Cardio is one of the hardest workouts you may experience, but also one of the most rewarding. Lose weight, tone up, shape your body, all with our workouts

Advanced Technology

Our Mindbody software for running our fitness studio, and our Perkville software for giving points as rewards are in place to give our clients the best support and sense of community we desire

Clear Communication

We do our best to keep you all up to date using our blog and social media posts, but if there’s anything you want to know, just drop us an email, we’d be happy to answer any questions you may have

Recent Blog Posts

Take a look at what we’ve been telling our fitness fanatics on social media and email.

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