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With our complimentary fitness assessment program!

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

Golf Performance Center
Golf Performance Center
Swing Coaching
Golf-Specific Fitness Training
Rehabilitation

Golf Performance Center

Cardio Studio
Cardio Studio
Precor Treadmills
Precor Ellipticals
Precor Adaptive Motion Trainers
Stairmaster
Precor Stationary Bikes

Cardio Studio

Lap Pool
Lap Pool
Multiple Lanes
Floatation Devices Available
Indoors

Lap Pool

Whirlpool
Whirlpool
Multiple Jets
Great for Sore Muscles!
Next to Pool

Whirlpool

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

Racquetball Court
Racquetball Court
Full Court
Regulation Size
Rentable

Racquetball Court

Hubbub Rotating Amenity Services
Hubbub Rotating Amenity Services
Blowouts & Haircuts
Manicures & Massage
Event Planning

Hubbub Rotating Amenity Services

Vault Training
Vault Training
Functional Training
Strength and Balance
Full-Body Workout

Vault Training

Group Exercise Studio
Group Exercise Studio
Stability Balls
Regular Classes
Yoga

Group Exercise Studio

Selectorized Equipment
Selectorized Equipment
Strength Training
Variable Weight
Targeted Resistance

Selectorized Equipment

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

Sauna
Sauna
Dry Heat
Temperature-Controlled

Sauna

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

Online Health Possibilities Questionnaire

Steam Room
Steam Room
Moist Heat
Relaxes Muscles

Steam Room

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

Physical Activity Programs

Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy
Professionally Certified
Customized Sessions

Massage Therapy

Flu Shots
Flu Shots
Nurse-Administered
No Registration Required

Flu Shots

Health Fairs
Health Fairs
Free to Attend
Multiple Vendors
Innovative Products

Health Fairs

Fitness On Demand
Fitness On Demand
Virtual Fitness Classes
Enormous Library
Train Any Time

Fitness On Demand

Nobody who ever gave his best
regretted it

George Halas

Center Photos

Meet our Coaches

Rebecca Bersano

General Manager
Bachelors of Science, Illinois State University
Major: Community Health Education
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
ACE Certified Health Coach
Schwinn Cycle Certification
TRX Qualified
Small Group Training
Rebecca graduated from Illinois State University with a Community Health Education degree, with an interest of pursuing Corporate Wellness. After college, Rebecca began her career as a Health Coach working as part of a disease management program for a Fortune 500 company, with an emphasis on behavior change with Diabetes management and smoking cessation. Since then, Rebecca has completed the following certifications: National Academy of Sports Medicine Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise Health Coach, Schwinn Cycling Instructor, TRX qualified, and Life Fitness Small Group Training. Rebecca's passion is to help people feel comfortable in their skin by finding activities that are enjoyable and effective. Rebecca finds it incredibly rewarding to help empower people with knowledge and education that improves their lives by creating a society that is well- educated in all dimensions of wellness.

Tyler Langosch

Assistant General Manager
MS Exercise Physiology
NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Titleist Performance Institute Level 1 Certified
FMS Level 1 Certified
CPR/AED Certified
Tyler specializes in many different training methods and programs when working with his clients. He applies variety to their training in order to help them continue to progress and gain results. Using resistance training incorporated with optimal movement patterns as the foundation, he truly enjoys seeing clients achieve better overall health and fitness.

Geoff Hawks

Director of Sales
Client Relationships Management
Geoff started his career in fitness teaching Marine Corps Martial Arts while serving in the Marines 1998-2002. Since then he has fought professionally in Mixed Martial arts, competed in Jiu Jitsu tournaments, and most recently in Muay Thai - Thai Boxing Association Tournament. He brings his knowledge of each discipline to the Vault on Friday for class training and private training. The class will start with the basics, open to any level. Geoff Currently holds Brown Belt in Carlson Gracie Jiu Jitsu, and teaches Muay Thai at various Dojo's in Chicago.

Gary Boniecki

Fitness Director
B.S. Exercise Science
TRX Certified
Gary Boniecki is a dedicated fitness professional with over 20 years of fitness and wellness experience. After obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science with a specialization in Physical Activity for the Older Adult from Ball State University, he went to work for The Buckingham Club as an Exercise Specialist, ultimately becoming the Fitness Director. Gary specializes in personalized, one on one training and group fitness classes for all age levels. In addition to his work at The Buckingham Club, Gary enjoys working with youth fitness programs in his community.

Randi Karlinsky

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
B.S. Dietetics, M.S. 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

Elite

$175/mo
  • Initiation Fee: $100
  • Premier Plus:
  • Executive Locker Room Access
  • Catalyst Golf Performance Center Access
  • Priority Booking
  • Quarterly Massage

Premier

$125/mo
  • Initiation Fee: $75
  • Individual Plus:
  • Permanent Locker in Main Locker Room
  • Laundry Service
  • Executive Lounge Access

Individual (Tenant Only)

$69/mo
  • Initiation Fee: $50
  • Main Locker Room Access
  • Group Exercise Classes
  • Complimentary Towels

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: $380/month
  • Unlimited sessions: $500/month

Nutrition and Wellness Packages

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

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

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!

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