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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

Peloton Bikes
Peloton Bikes
Interactive Classes
Live Instructors
Daily Live Rides

Peloton Bikes

Cardio Studio
Cardio Studio
Precor Ellipticals
Life Fitness Treadmills
Concept 2 Rowers

Cardio Studio

Functional Training Area
Functional Training Area
TRX
Bands
Raises

Functional Training Area

Free Weight Area
Free Weight Area
Dumbbells
Bench Rack
Bench Press

Free Weight Area

TRX Suspension Training
TRX Suspension Training
Functional Training
Strength and Balance
Full-Body Workout

TRX Suspension Training

MyZone
MyZone
Wearable Device
Social Fitness
Challenges/Leaderboards

MyZone

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

MyStart
MyStart
Free Biometric Assessment
Health Snapshot Report

MyStart

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

Online Health Possibilities Questionnaire

Weight Management Programs
Weight Management Programs
Customizable
Individualized
Realistic

Weight Management Programs

Health Screenings and Immunizations
Health Screenings and Immunizations
Flu Shots
Additional Screenings Available
Potential Health Fair

Health Screenings and Immunizations

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

Physical Activity Programs

Nutritional Consultations
Nutritional Consultations
Customizable
Individualized
Registered Dietitian

Nutritional Consultations

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

Center Photos

Meet our Coaches

Erin Kelly

General Manager
BS Exercise Science
CPR/AED Certified
Erin is just as passionate about fitness and overall wellness as she is passionate about the Chicago Blackhawks (A lot!) She began her exercise journey in high school with a conditioning coach who not only helped her achieve her goals but inspired her to truly love exercise and a healthy lifestyle. She went on to earn her Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science at Illinois State University, and worked as an intern at USAA’s corporate wellness center. Erin enjoys working with many different populations, from the beginner to elite athlete, inspiring others to not only participate in exercise but truly enjoy it. Some of her hobbies include spinning, kickboxing, going to different music festivals and collecting healing stones.

Peter Corsi

Fitness Director
B.A. Exercise Science
ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
Growing up as an athlete, Peter embraced the health and fitness world at a young age. Falling in love with the environment of the weight room, he graduated with his bachelor's degree in exercise science from Concordia University. While going to school and working as a trainer at the local health club, Peter was able to apply his education with his profession on a daily basis. After graduating, Peter continued to work as a trainer as well as coaching hockey players ages nine to collegiate, in strength and conditioning. With over 8 years in the health and fitness industry, Peter is a trainer at heart. He wants to help people achieve their fitness and life goals, whether that is losing 10lbs or clearing your mind from day to day responsibilities. He realizes that health can be defined by physical, mental, and social aspects of life. Peter enjoys an active lifestyle around the city, bike riding when he can, playing ice hockey in a recreation league, and catching a Pilates class. His style of training involves compound movements paired with core exercises to insure function, mobility, and a high heart rate!

David Knowles

Fitness Director
BS Exercise Science
CPR/AED Certified
David believes that both the body and mind must be in good shape in order to lead a long and healthy life. At the age of 15 his passion for fitness was sparked and he hasn't looked back since. He received his Bachelors degree at The University of Memphis and has worked with a wide range of clients in variety of settings. David specializes in weightlifting but loves to reach new goals using functional training, stretching and various forms of cardio. His love for exploring the city, riding his bike, and the occasional cheat meal keep him busy while not exercising.

Randi Karlinsky

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
BS Dietetics
MS Dietetics
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist
ACE- Certified Health Coach
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Certified WERQ Instructor
My nutrition philosophy focuses on food being the fuel that keeps our body’s performing at its optimal level. My nutrition prescription focuses on whole foods while limiting packaged and processed items as much as possible. Most importantly, I became a dietitian to make the world a healthier place by helping people help themselves!

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

Michael Jordan

Membership Rates and Packages

Corporate Rates Available

Core Membership

$59/mo
  • Initiation Fee: $100
  • Daily Guest Fee: $15
  • Permanent Locker: $30/month
  • Premium Permanent Locker: $40/month
  • Free Daily Locker Usage
  • Complimentary Towels
  • Full Amenities

PRO Membership

$209/mo
  • 10 Monthly Small Group Training Sessions
  • Initiation Fee: $50
  • Daily Guest Fee: $15
  • Permanent Locker: $30/month
  • Premium Permanent Locker: $40/month
  • Free Daily Locker Usage
  • Complimentary Towels
  • Full Amenities

ELITE Membership

$309/mo
  • 10 Monthly One-on-One Training Sessions
  • Initiation Fee: $50
  • Daily Guest Fee: $15
  • Permanent Locker: $30/month
  • Premium Permanent Locker: $40/month
  • Free Daily Locker Usage
  • Complimentary Towels
  • Full Amenities

Personal Training Rates

One-on-One

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

Nutrition and Wellness Packages

Meal Plans

  • BASIC LEVEL
  • 1 Week: $50
  • 1 Month: $125
  • 3 Months: $300
  • INTERMEDIATE LEVEL
  • 1 Week: $75
  • 1 Month: $175
  • 3 Months: $400
  • ADVANCED LEVEL
  • 1 Month: $250
  • 3 Months: $600

Consultations

  • INITIAL CONSULTATION
  • 60 minute session: $70
  • FOLLOW-UP CONSULTATIONS
  • 30 minute sessions
  • IN-PERSON
  • 3 sessions: $135
  • 5 sessions: $215
  • 10 sessions: $400
  • VIRTUAL
  • 3 sessions: $99
  • 5 sessions: $160
  • 10 sessions: $300

Group Nutrition

  • Group Nutrition
  • $75/person
  • Looking to sharpen your nutrition knowledge and cover “hot” nutrition topics?
  • Create a group of 2 or more to meet with our dietitian.
  • Includes four 30-minute sessions (1 per week for 4 weeks).

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

Edward Stanley

LifeStories

Ania Z.
My story goes to show that if you are full-time mom, full-time employee and full-time wife, being fit is still possible!
Before I became a mom, being physically active was very important to me. It made me feel good and kept me healthy. Once I had my first baby, my workout routine was not a priority anymore. By the time I had few moments for myself in the evening I was so tired, that exercising was the last thing I wanted to do. After I had another baby and I got even more busy and tired. I struggled to go back to my workout routine for the last 10 years. I started experiencing health issues and back pain I decided that it was time to finally start taking care of myself.

I originally signed up to a commercial health club but the money that I spent for membership was a waste. I bought a "total gym" machine to exercise at home but it was challenging to motivate myself. I lost hope until I met Kayla at my Lifestart gym. She helped me get back into my routine. She showed me support even when I struggled with feeling tired or not having enough time to come to the gym. I am fit again and feel great.

I spend about 45 minutes in the gym every other day and it is exactly what I need to recharge my batteries, and have energy for my kids. It helps me feel good about myself, be a better mom, employee and person. Something that I thought was impossible for me. I was able to achieve this with help and encouragement from LifeStart and my great coach, Kayla!

My story goes to show that if you are full-time mom, full-time employee and full-time wife, being fit is still possible!
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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