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MyStart Gets Results

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

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

Vault Training

MyZone
MyZone
Wearable Device
Social Fitness
Challenges/Leaderboards

MyZone

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

Steam Room
Steam Room
Moist Heat
Relaxes Muscles

Steam Room

MyStart
MyStart
Free Biometric Assessment
Health Snapshot Report

MyStart

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

Fitness On Demand

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

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

Nobody who ever gave his best
regretted it

George Halas

Center Photos

Meet our Coaches

Rebecca Bersano

Senior 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.

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.

Danielle Dups

Engagement Manager
I'm excited to join you here at 425 S Financial Place as the new Engagement Manager. My background is in Luxury-Lifestyle hotel event management and sales. I've lived in Chicago for about 6 years now, and reside in Lakeview East with my husband and two boston terriers, Braxton and Brynn. On the evenings and weekends, you can find me on Lakefront Trail enjoying a run, or playing frisbee with my dogs at the park. There's nothing I love more than sunshine, reading and a good glass of wine. I'm always happy to lend a listening ear should you have any ideas or suggestions for our community, I can be reached at ddups@lifestart.net. I'm a true people-person, so please say hi if you see me around!

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

$125/mo
  • Initiation Fee: $100
  • Premier Plus:
  • Executive Locker Room Access
  • Catalyst Golf Performance Center Access
  • Priority Booking
  • Quarterly Massage
  • Upgrade your membership to include 10 monthly small group or one-on-one personal training sessions!

Premier

$99/mo
  • Initiation Fee: $75
  • Individual Plus:
  • Permanent Locker in Main Locker Room
  • Laundry Service
  • Executive Lounge Access
  • Upgrade your membership to include 10 monthly small group or one-on-one personal training sessions!

Core (Tenant Only)

$68/mo
  • Initiation Fee: $50
  • Main Locker Room Access
  • Group Exercise Classes
  • Complimentary Towels

Non-Tenant Core

$89/mo
  • coming soon.

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

Faith B.
I am proud to be almost 40 and honestly in the best shape of my life!
In February of 2019 our company began it's biggest loser weight loss contest. Over the past 3 years I was only getting bigger and bigger. My weight was at an all time high. Being a full time employee and mother of two I found it very hard to make better decisions for myself. This contest started to help keep me be accountable for my actions. I started walking during lunch and eating better. The next thing I knew when I went to weigh in at the end of April I was down over 20 lbs and placed in the top 10% in the contest!

Shortly after this summer was here and it was a lot easier for me to maintain weight. I could enjoy the outdoors and eat grilled healthy foods. I dreaded winter. But, in October of 2019 our company opened it's fitness center. I had only been in a gym once in my entire life but I gave it a try. I am very proud to say that I average 5 days a week in the gym and I have successfully maintained my weight from April! (Even through the Holidays!) Our company recently started a new contest and I am excited to see what healthy eating and exercise can do for me. The energy levels I have now are nothing like I have ever seen.

I am proud to be almost 40 and honestly in the best shape of my life!
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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