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By Rick Guy
Greg Imhoff opened the Ridgeland studio last week to offer
a Gym that’s more exclusive.
Aleda Shirley, in her own words, is not very athletic. Working out with weights proved a chore.
I thought a personal trainer might provide the motivation and supervision,” she said. The Jackson Resident now is feeling better and getting stronger at One on One in Ridgeland.
Personal Trainer Greg Imhoff opened the personal fitness studio last week to offer a Gym that’s more exclusive and more personal attention. We’re not trying to compete with the bigger facilities,” said Imhoff, 33. “Here, we can structure the workout, help as much or as little as we can.” And personal training is not requirement.
At One on One, a membership is $49. A month, with a sign-up fee that will go up to $99.00 after Sept. 5. A personal training program runs $300.00 a month, with three weekly sessions. That fee will go up to $400 after Sept.5.
Opening a gym is a life-long dream of Imhoff, a native of Charleston, WV. After serving seven years in in the U.S. Army, Imhoff moved to Jackson to October. A high school and college runner, Imhoff started working out with weights after injuries ended his running career.
Once in Jackson, Imhoff worked as a personal trainer at the downtown YMCA, attracting a following. He emphasized individual programs, tailoring the workouts to each client. One person who enjoyed working out under Imhoff’s tutelage was Pete Ponds, who owns ServiceMaster Action Contract Cleaning. When Pond’s found Imhoff wanted to open his own studio, Pond’s invested more than $30,000.
The gym is located behind the Applause Dance Studio in the Ridgeland Industrial Center odd U.S. 51. Imhoff hopes to attract Parents who are dropping off children at the popular dance school.
The 1200 square-foot studio has two tanning booths, two treadmills and assorted weight machines and free weights. “At most gyms they can show you (the equipment) one time, but they don’t have the time to devote to explaining things, Shirley said.
A workout can be wasted if not done correctly, she said. “A trainer provides additional motivation. The student and teacher relationship can be very powerful.”
By Rick Guy/The Clarion-Ledger
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