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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

Cardio Studio
Cardio Studio
Precor Ellipticals
Precor Treadmills
Stairmasters
Concept 2 Rowers

Cardio Studio

Functional Training Area
Functional Training Area
TRX
Bands
Medicine Balls

Functional Training Area

Free Weight Area
Free Weight Area
Cable Machine
Smith Machine
Dumbbells
Benches

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

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

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

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

Paulina Kairys

General Manager
BS Kinesiology/Exercise Science
NASM CPT
CPR/ First Aid
Paulina specializes in movement expression, strength training and unconventional training. With an evolving industry, her goal is to discover methods of training, nutrition and mindset coaching that best suit her clients needs and goals. Paulina's focus in every training program is to educate and introduce new modalities to help achieve a clients infinite potential.

Kendall Barlass

Engagement Specialist
BA Communication Studies
Kendall graduated from the University of Iowa in 2018 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Studies and a certificate in Event Planning. She has a passion for health and wellness and is currently studying to become a Certified Behavioral Change Specialist through NASM. Kendall has been working in the corporate hospitality industry for two years, and finds joy in engaging and communicating with tenants everyday. She is the lead on events, conferences, and communications at Michigan Plaza, as their Engagement Specialist.

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
  • Keycard Activation Fee: $10
  • Daily Guest Fee: $10
  • Permanent Locker: $30/month
  • Free Daily Locker Usage
  • Complimentary Towels

PRO MEMBERSHIP

$209/mo
  • 10 Monthly Small Group Training Sessions
  • Initiation Fee: $50
  • Keycard Activation Fee: $10
  • Daily Guest Fee: $10
  • Permanent Locker: $30/month
  • Free Daily Locker Usage
  • Complimentary Towels

ELITE MEMBERSHIP

$309/mo
  • 10 Monthly One on One Personal Training Sessions
  • Initiation Fee: $50
  • Keycard Activation Fee: $10
  • Daily Guest Fee: $10
  • Permanent Locker: $30/month
  • Free Daily Locker Usage
  • Complimentary Towels

Personal Training Rates

One-on-One

  • 30-MINUTE SESSIONS
  • 1 session: $40
  • 10 sessions: $380
  • 20 sessions: $700
  • * Introductory package: 4 sessions- $120 (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

Johnny N.
Evolved. That's how I feel 7 months into my journey.
Evolved.

That’s how I feel 7 months into my journey. This is all thanks to 3 months of focused-driven performance. Ryan Robert, the manager of LifeStart at Laitram Fitness, was the one who proposed the “10-Week Challenge.” Careful planning on his part, fitness, nutrition milestones, and helpful words of encouragement helped to slingshot me into believing in myself. We all are aware that “eating right” and “exercising frequently” can get us into shape, but, if there is no inspiration or focused effort, that goal may as well be unfathomable. However, I had an epiphany: no one is born a professional, which means practice makes perfect. Additionally, all aspects of life are a journey, and, if health and fitness can be viewed as a journey, the steps along the way are imperative in helping one reach their destination. No matter how small, each step counts, and each step adds on to the progress the previous step made. Mighty ravines were once creeks and massive trees were once saplings. If viewing one’s self in this light, one will realize that progress, no matter the size, makes a difference. Thus, my journey started simply with tracking macronutrients and light exercise. Over time, Ryan would highlight the path with slowly increasing difficulty for the sake of improvement. Simple tracking and exercise morphed into meal prepping, strength training, being mindful of nutrition in meals, and extra tidbits to improve wellbeing. Over time, I noticed my weight dropping, bringing me to a total weight loss of 20 pounds of pure fat over the entire program! Now with the steps taken by my own effort along the way, I am able to branch even further into my fitness journey. I will end my story with this - In famous time-travel movies, they say that the future can be jeopardized by even the smallest change in the past; therefore, wouldn’t small changes now drastically change your future?
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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