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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

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

Cardio Studio

Indoor Pool
Indoor Pool
Multiple Lanes
Floatation Devices Available
Indoor

Indoor Pool

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

Whirlpool

Indoor Basketball Court
Indoor Basketball Court
Full Court
Regulation Height Rim
Rentable
Indoors

Indoor Basketball Court

Functional Training Area
Functional Training Area
TRX
Bands
Raises

Functional Training Area

Free Weight Area
Free Weight Area
Smith Machine
Free Weights
Adjustable Benches

Free Weight Area

Racquetball Court
Racquetball Court
Full Court
Regulation Size
Rentable

Racquetball Court

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

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

Weight Management Programs
Weight Management Programs
Customizable
Individualized
Realistic

Weight Management Programs

MyStart
MyStart
Free Biometric Assessment
Health Snapshot Report

MyStart

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

Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy
Professionally Certified
Customized Sessions

Massage Therapy

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

Katie Schwartz

General Manager
BS Dietetics, Nutrition Science, Exercise Science
Post-Graduate: Interdisciplinary Exercise & Nutrition Science
Therapeutic Exercise Specialist
Small Group Training Specialist
ACE Health Coach
ITS Biomechanics Trainer
Schwinn Cycle Instructor
NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist
NASM
Performance Exercise Specialist
Supplement & Steroid Educator
Pilates
Instructor & Yoga Instructor
ACE Certified Personal Trainer
Katie has been involved in sports her whole life. She found much success in breaking school records, competing nationally and receiving many awards, such as Academic All-American. Since completing college Katie continued her passion for athletics with coaching and personal training. Through this journey she found many passions in the health and fitness industry; broadening her experience from performance training with elite athlete to meeting the needs of the everyday person needing corrective exercise specialty and weight loss guidance.

Matt Segawa

Fitness Director
B.S. Exercise Physiology
NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist
CPR/AED Certified
Matt has played sports all his life. From team sports to individual competition, he's tried almost everything. Sports and exercise have had such a positive impact on his life. He gained more confidence, physical ability, and better overall health. Because of this, he decided to devote his life to sharing this gift with others in community, commercial, and clinical settings. Matt has experience working with kids, adults, seniors, athletes, and those who have never exercised at all. His goal is to help others achieve their goals.

Sam Miola

Dietitian
Masters in Business Administration
Registered Dietitian
Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist
Samantha is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist raised in Scottsdale, Arizona who found her way to Chicago to further her career in health and wellness by completing a combined dietetic internship and MBA program at Dominican University. Sam believes that food and nutrition should be easy, transparent, and most of all enjoyable! She is passionate about helping her clients find a balance in their health and wellbeing to create a lifestyle that allows them to thrive!

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

$40/mo
  • Initiation Fee: $75
  • Daily Guest Fee: $10
  • Locker and Laundry: $10-$20/month
  • Free Daily Locker Usage
  • Complimentary Towels
  • Full Amenities

PRO MEMBERSHIP

$190/mo
  • 10 Monthly Small Group Training Sessions
  • Initiation Fee: $40
  • Daily Guest Fee: $10
  • Locker and Laundry: $10-$20/month
  • Free Daily Locker Usage
  • Complimentary Towels
  • Full Amenities

ELITE MEMBERSHIP

$290/mo
  • 10 Monthly One on One Training Sessions
  • Initiation Fee: $40
  • Daily Guest Fee: $10
  • Locker and Laundry: $10-$20/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)

TEAM Training

  • Drop-In Fee $10
  • 1 Session/week- $30
  • 2 Sessions/week- $56
  • 3 Sessions/week- $90
  • Unlimited Pass- $120

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

Charlie S.
I'm proud to report LifeStart has helped me maintain my weight, reduce my blood pressure and sustain my overall health...
In February of 2002, I joined the LifeStart facility at 161 N. Clark Street to take advantage of the convenient location. Hoping that it would reduce one potential barrier to staying in shape.

Having this facility in the basement of the building -eliminated the hassle of getting to/from a workout, which forced me to get off my butt and take care of my body, even on the days when I didn't feel like making the effort!

Seventeen years later, I'm proud to report LifeStart has helped me maintain my weight, reduce my blood pressure and sustain my overall health. During this length of time, I've completed more than 75 running races, including 20 half marathons and eight, full marathons - my most recent, the Chicago Marathon for the sixth time this past October.

There are a lot of people who may be faster, stronger and more sculpted than me, but I can honestly say that I wouldn't have accomplished and maintained my personal results without help from LifeStart!

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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