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MyStart is your very first step on the path to better health, no matter what your current fitness level. Our highly trained and certified professionals provide a free biometric and biomechanical assessment when you join the center. With this assessment as a baseline, our staff recommends a customized training program, dietary changes, flexibility exercises, and much more!

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There is no time for ease and comfort
It is time to dare and endure

Winston Churchill

Center Features

Cardio Studio
Cardio Studio
Matrix Treadmills
Matrix Ellipticals

Cardio Studio

Free Weight Area
Free Weight Area
Dumbbells
Bench Rack
Bench Press

Free Weight Area

Group Exercise Studio
Group Exercise Studio
Stability Balls
Regular Classes
Yoga

Group Exercise Studio

Towel Service
Towel Service
Complimentary
Fresh Towels

Towel Service

Personal Training
Personal Training
Professionally Certified
Experienced
Certified Health Coaches

Personal Training

Laundry Service
Laundry Service
Laundry Loop
Ready Next Day

Laundry Service

Private Shower Stalls
Private Shower Stalls
High-End Amenities
Soaps, Conditioners, Lotions
Hair Dryers

Private Shower Stalls

Online Health Possibilities Questionnaire
Online Health Possibilities Questionnaire
Behavioral Analysis
Positive Outlook
Inspirational Questions

Online Health Possibilities Questionnaire

Physical Activity Programs
Physical Activity Programs
Intraoffice Competitions
Cholesterol Reduction
Race Away the Fat!

Physical Activity Programs

Flu Shots
Flu Shots
Nurse-Administered
No Registration Required

Flu Shots

Health Fairs
Health Fairs
Free to Attend
Multiple Vendors
Innovative Products

Health Fairs

Nobody who ever gave his best
regretted it

George Halas

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Meet our Coaches

James Towns

Senior General Manager
B.S. Kinesiology
M.S. Cardiac Rehabilitation
James specializes in weight loss programs, sports related rehabilitation program, building lean muscle mass, and sports conditioning. His goal is to push people to their limit while motivating them to feel great about themselves.

Gabrielle Barruzza

Assistant General Manager
B.S. Kinesiology
NASM-CPT
AHA-First Aid/CPR/AED
Gabrielle has been passionate about health and wellness her whole life. After graduating from the University of Illinois, she began her career with LifeStart. She enjoys taking on new challenges that come her way and creating unique programs based on her client's personal goals. She also incorporates strengthening of the core muscles into workouts to improve posture, balance, and overall coordination of everyday movements. She believes everyone has the capability to live a healthy and STRONG lifestyle!

Grace Iberle

Registered Dietitian
BS Food Science and Human Nutrition
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist
ACE Certified Health Coach
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Schwinn Indoor Cycling
Grace believes in a real, whole food approach to nutrition. Food is the fuel for our bodies. It is meant to be enjoyed, not something to constantly be worrying or feeling guilty about. Grace takes a realistic approach in her counseling and encourages a healthy relationship with food. Becoming a healthier you is about making lasting lifestyle changes, one step at a time. Grace loves to cook and test out new recipes. Her passion is playing volleyball. She also loves to travel and practice her Spanish skills whenever possible.

Some people want it to happen
Some wish it would happen
Others make it happen

Michael Jordan

Membership Rates and Packages

Corporate Rates Available

Annual Contract

$45/mo
  • Initiation Fee: $50
  • Keycard Activation Fee: $10
  • Daily Guest Fee: $15
  • Permanent Locker: $30/month
  • Free Daily Locker Usage
  • Complimentary Towels
  • Full Amenities

Month-to-Month

$45/mo
  • Initiation Fee: $100
  • Keycard Activation Fee: $10
  • Daily Guest Fee: $15
  • Permanent Locker: $30/month
  • Free Daily Locker Usage
  • Complimentary Towels
  • Full Amenities

Wellness Packages

  • Online Accountability: $100/month
  • Weight Loss and Healthy Lifestyle Management: $170
  • Disease and Condition Management: $175
  • Sports Performance: $148
  • Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) Testing: $45

Personal Training Rates

One-on-One

  • 30-MINUTE SESSIONS
  • 1 session: $40
  • 10 sessions: $380
  • 20 sessions: $700
  • * Introductory package: 5 sessions- $125 (first-time clients only)

Group Training

  • 30-MINUTE SESSIONS
  • 1 session/week: $75/month
  • 2 sessions/week: $115/month
  • 3 sessions/week: $150/month
  • * Minimum of 3 participants/session and maximum of 5.

Executive Upgrade

  • 30-MINUTE SESSIONS
  • 6 sessions: $200/month
  • 12 sessions: $360/month
  • Unlimited sessions: $500/month
  • * Permanent schedule, 3 sessions/week.

Nutrition and Wellness Packages

Consultations

  • INITIAL CONSULTATION: $70
  • FOLLOW-UP CONSULTATIONS
  • 30-MINUTE SESSIONS
  • 1 session: $38
  • 5 sessions: $160
  • 45-MINUTE SESSIONS
  • 1 session: $46
  • 5 sessions: $220
  • 60-MINUTE SESSIONS
  • 1 session: $60
  • 5 sessions: $280

Packages

  • Weight Loss and Healthy Lifestyle Management: $170
  • Disease and Condition Management: $175
  • Sports Performance: $148

Additional Services

  • Menu Development and Grocery Planning: $150/week*
  • Group Nutrition: $75/person
  • Online Accountability: $100/month*
  • *Initial consultation required

Those who do not find time for exercise
will have to find time for illness

Edward Stanley

LifeStories

Bob P.
After about the first 2 months of personal training, I dropped to 200 pounds and reached my initial goal, for weight loss, but I still felt like I could achieve more.
I have been a LifeStart member at 150 N. Riverside since August of 2017 when our company moved into the building. Our company had been located in another nearby office building for 12 years prior and I was a member of the fitness center there for the entire time. I would work out 2-3 times per week and basically follow the same routine every day. I would run 3 miles on the treadmill and then use 4 or 5 of the same strength training machines.
After moving to the new building at 150 N. Riverside and starting a new experience at a different fitness center, I started to think about participating in sessions with the fitness trainers. But for the first 4 months I just continued my old routine. However, I felt that I had plateaued and was not making any progress. Meanwhile, one of my coworkers had signed up for a package of personal training sessions and told me that she felt she was making some good progress. That’s when I seriously started looking into the pricing/options for personal training. When she gifted me with her remaining training sessions, I had no excuse anymore not to give personal training a try.
I was introduced to Ashley Schroeder in late November of 2017. I weighed 215 pounds at the time and my goal was to lose at least 15 pounds while generally increasing my muscles tone. I also wanted to learn a variety of new exercises so I could break out of my normal routine and increase the effectiveness of my workouts.
Ashley enthusiastically accepted and we started personal training sessions 3 times per week. In addition, I would come to the fitness center one or two days per week to work out on my own. Ashley has been a great trainer. She is always full of positive energy. When training, she strikes an ideal balance of being pushy to achieve results while still being nice and making the workouts fun. At times, I have given her the death stare (10 more burpees? – are you kidding me?) but I always want to hug her after every workout because she is so good at what she does. She continually provides guidance on diet/nutrition, and other behaviors that all lead to a healthier lifestyle.
Ashley also encouraged me to purchase a MYZONE belt and download the MYZONE app to my phone. I use it during my workout sessions with Ashley as well as when I work out on my own. I find that I work out a little longer each time in order to achieve a higher level of calories burned or MEP’s. And I try to be one of the top performers each month for MEP’s with my group of connections on the app. It’s a friendly competition that really helps to keep me motivated.
After about the first 2 months of personal training, I dropped to 200 pounds and reached my initial goal (for weight loss). But I still felt like I could achieve more. Ashley and I agreed on a goal of 185 pounds. It sounded ambitious but I was ready for the challenge.
After 3 months of personal training, I transitioned to group training and have been part of group training for 4 months. It has been a lot of fun; Ashley really knows how to keep the group moving and we get a great workout. During this time in group training, I reached the 185 pound goal. I look and feel fantastic at this weight. I can run longer and faster, I don’t tire as easily, and my mid-section is slimmer.
Now that I have achieved the goals I originally set 8 months ago, Ashley and I have recently discussed where to go next. I am excited to begin Phase 2 of my fitness journey with a new focus of increasing my strength.
Training with Ashley has been a phenomenal experience. I am very happy with what we have achieved together so far. I could never have achieved these results on my own and I look forward to making additional progress. Thanks to Ashley for being such a positive influence on how I think about fitness, health, wellness and life. I look forward to seeing her every training session and I consider her a dear friend and personal adviser as well as my fitness trainer.
We have many more LifeStories to share. Click here to view more stories of LifeStart members that have overcome adversity and reached their health goals!

Do you have a LifeStory to tell? Click here to submit your narrative of how you achieved lasting change, for example, by losing weight, building strength, or reaching a health goal. If we feature your story, we'll give you a LifeStart insulated bottle and a LifeStart t-shirt. And we'll enter you in a raffle to win a free Apple Watch at the end of the year!

More importantly, your story could inspire thousands of other LifeStart members to supercharge their own efforts to live life well!

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