Luka was born and raised in Ljubljana, Slovenia and gives credit to basketball, fitness and coaches in taking him from going down the wrong path in crime, to becoming a professional basketball player in the elite European Leagues as well as the NBA Summer Pro League. After his professional career Luka went into his passion of training to affect other like the coaches that changed his life. He has been a coach for 14 years building skillsets in every area associated with physical and mental performance, as well as body transformation.
Luka is the founder and co-owner of the Vigor Ground gym in Ljubljana, Slovenia and owner of the Vigor Ground Fitness and Performance in Seattle, WA, both gyms recognized as leaders in coaching in each respective country, where they have cumulatively coached and transformed over 8,000 clients in total since 2006. Luka is also the creator of Vigor Ground Fitness and Business Summit, one of the industries most respected educational events for coaches and gym owners.
Luka has personally coached over 3,000 clients from the highest level professional athletes in the NBA, NFL, UFC, MLB college and high school, rehab patients with many different types of injuries/conditions, and clients from every walk of life looking to achieve looking, feeling, and performing better.
Vigor Ground Fitness and Performance has become one of the, if not the leader in continuing education gyms in the country hosting over 80+ seminars, certifications and conferences (in house) from the best coaches and presenters in the industry, as well as another 60+ of the top speakers at our 4 big Vigor Ground Fitness and Business events that are put on every year in Seattle.
Luka and Vigor Ground Fitness and Performance have been featured in Mens Health, Stack Magazine, Onnit Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, HBO Real Sports, Precision Nutrition, as well as CBS, FOX, USA Today, ABC and KING5 New Day NW as Seattle’s top fitness expert.
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