Tim is an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer as well as a Group Exercise Trainer. As part owner and full-time trainer, he strives to help members and their families achieve their fitness goals.
Tim was a regular Fitness One member for 7 years before having to help his family in Tennesse for 5 years. Now he is back ready to serve you! Tim has been instrumental in helping the gym navigate through the challenging times of 2000. We are very lucky to have him!
Allen Branch CPT, SCS, SNS, NASM-PES
Allen Branch is a Certified Personal Trainer, Performance Enhancement Specialist with the NASM and co-founder of Fitness One with his wife, Olinda. He is also a Sports Nutrition Specialist, Sports Conditioning Specialist and has been certified in Resistance Training Biomechanics by the World Renown Cooper Institute in Dallas. He also holds a Masters Certificate in Project Management from Villanova University. He was trained by the legendary Bruce Lee student Joe Lewis in Kickboxing, and holds Black Belts in 6 styles of martial arts, with his highest a 7th Degree. He is also the founder of American Martial Arts Systems, a hybrid martial arts system taught all over the world. He is currently planning the release of his long awaited science based training program for ages 40 and up called Project49.
BA Education, Certified Personal Trainer, Group Exercise Specialistm
Olinda has been teaching for 25 years, and is well known as one of the finest fitness instructors in the region. Olinda's classes include boot-camp, circuits, yoga, strength, Pilates, mat works and kickboxing.
Olinda is certified in teaching kickboxing, yoga, mat science, step and pilates. She has a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Kickboxing under Joe Lewis. She is the co-founder of Fitness One, and is a sought after personal trainer for her expertise in multiple disciplines. This has earned her the nickname "The Princess of Pain"
She earned a Gold Medal in the 1998 AAU Nationals in Russian Combo, and is also a certified Biggest Loser trainer.
Ashlie has been a personal trainer and group exercise instructor at Fitness One for the last 10 years. She keeps our office in line. :)
Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Bonnie is a certified trainer with over 10 years of experience. She teaches a variety of classes including kickboxing and strength classes. You can tell she loves her Fitness One family by the variety and energy she brings to every class!
Bonnie also handles new member admissions and is available for small group classes as well as personal training.
Jennifer Bowman CPT, Group Exercise, Metabolic Effect
Jennifer is a high energy, motivating group exercise and bootcamp instructor with a passion for people! She is also certified teaching yoga and cycling. Her classes are fun, upbeat and an awesome workout.
Personal Trainer, Boot-camp Leader
Allison is a Group Exercise Instructor certified through AFAA, Personal Trainer and boot-camp leader. She teaches circuits, strength, Pilates based classes and yoga. She is co-founder of the SMART START program created alongside Olinda Branch to help new clients work gradually into a fitness program, learning to eat properly and learn good exercise form. She also manages the enormous Fitness One class schedules and trainers
Martial Arts Trainer and Teacher
Todd White holds black belts in multiple martial arts including karate, hapkido and Taekwondo, in a career that has spanned over 30 years. He holds his highest as a 5th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo. Todd was a National Karate and Taekwondo competitor and is now leader of the Kids martial arts and training program at Fitness One.
Katia is a Certified Yoga Instructor completing the Charlotte yoga teacher training certification in 2011. Katia teaches a unique blend of Yoga and intervals for fat loss called Fit Flow, as well as more traditional yoga in her other classes.
Krav Maga Instructor
Jon is a Krav Maga Instructor at Fitness One with over 30 years experience teaching martial arts. He is a holder of multiple Black Belts. Jon has black belts in karate, kickboxing, hapkido, the Joe Lewis Fighting System and is the Senior student and recognized co-founder of American Martial Arts Systems.
Alex is the highest ranking female black Belt in the American Martial Arts System at Fitness One, under Allen Branch. She holds Black Belts in Kickboxing and Israeli Krav Maga, and brings a fire to her classes that is fun to watch and an awesome class to take! Alex currently teaches Sport Kickboxing, Round 1 Boxing and fitness Kickboxing classes at Fitness One as a passion and a hobby!
Candi Wallace is International Fitness Trainers of America Certified Personal/Small group Trainer since 2014. I joined Fitness One as a member around 2012 and loved it so much it awakened the passion that was within me. I trained with Fitness One part-time for about a year after obtaining my certification. In 2021 I joined the Fitness One family full time. Teaching small group, personal training and some of the larger group classes evenings and Saturday mornings is where you’ll find me. I love love love what I do and count it a blessing to be a part of the Fitness One family.
Boxing Coach and Trainer
Danny Akers is a former World Boxing Champion with the IBF and WBA. Undefeated in his amateur and professional career, Danny brings a level of boxing experience to those in our boxing club that is unmatched anywhere in the Triad.
Tim Taylor Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Group Trainer, 4th Dan Black Belt
Tim is a Certified Personal Trainer with 25 years of martial arts experience in kickboxing, Taekwondo and hapkido. He has been working as a trainer at Fitness One for over 3 years in kickboxing and martial arts, and started working with group classes last year. Tim brings a level of expertise to the striking, kickboxing and cardio workouts that is hard to find from a trainer.
Jason Milam is an ISSA Certified Personal trainer, and is proficient in weight training, boxing and X3.
With a background in the US Army, Jason brings a strong discipline that gets great results and keeps clients coming back for more.
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