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How To Not Get Injured Lifting Weights
February 1, 2023

How To Not Get Injured Lifting Weights

"I want to start lifting weights, but how do I not get injured?" Many associate lifting weights with getting injured, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Injuries can happen in any activity, which is why we don’t like...
Why Adults Should Strength Train
January 30, 2023

Why Adults Should Strength Train

Don't really care if you like lifting weights or not. Adults should strength train. Strength training, also known as resistance training, is an important aspect of any fitness routine, particularly for middle-aged adults. Regular strength training can lead to numerous...
Should Women Strength Train While Pregnant?
January 23, 2023

Should Women Strength Train While Pregnant?

Strength training or exercise in general, have always been in question when it comes to pregnant women. Many of these false claims come from old school thinking and a lack of legitimate research. It is remarkable how many pregnant women...
3 Easy Ways to Get Moving At Home
May 16, 2020

3 Easy Ways to Get Moving At Home

Here we are, two months into a seemingly endless repetitive cycle. Motivation is at an all time low and quarantine fatigue is at an all time high. We are all getting restless and in these times we tend to over...
Why Runners Should Lift Weights
October 17, 2019

Why Runners Should Lift Weights

Most runners have heard that lifting weights can make you slow and bulky. Not only is this a falsely perpetuated myth, but strength training is a great way to reduce injuries and shave precious seconds off of your race times...

What People Are Saying About Lift Chicago

  • Great experience. Had my 1:1 with Chad & Mike years ago pre-Covid. They tailored it to my needs. Give them a try, you’ll not regret it. ... read more

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    Very kind staff. They handle health precautions significantly better than other gyms I have been to since COVID began.

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    I’ve been training at LIFT for 1.5 years. Each and every one of the trainers are knowledgeable, friendly, professional, and extremely efficient. It’s surprising how great of a workout you... read more

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  • I’ve had such a great experience here, especially training with Coach Abby! The trainers here are very attentive and helpful, which I definitely appreciate since I’m pretty new to weight... read more

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    If you're looking to train with coaches in safe, and clean environment away from crowds this is it. These coaches have years of experience and bring their expertise to... read more

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    I recently found Lift on Yelp like a month ago and I’m absolutely loving it. I workout with Sam, Isaac and Kyle and they’re amazing. I’m looking forward to continuing... read more

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  • Highly recommended. If you want a personalized, thorough, concise workout this is it. Each personal trainer is excellent for listening to your fitness goals, celebrates your achievements and accommodates any... read more

    Kristine Kinder Avatar Kristine Kinder

    Very attentive personal trainers. Very helpful in health and diet guidance.

    Phillip Hernandez Avatar Phillip Hernandez

    The trainers are extremely helpful, creating programs tailored to each individuals need. They have created an atmosphere that is inviting and fun!

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  • I have been working out at Lift Chicago for over 10 years. I love that the trainers create a new personal workout every couple of months for members and on... read more

    Kenya Brockett Avatar Kenya Brockett

    Positive: Professionalism ,  Quality I started attending the women’s lifting class and absolutely love it! It’s exciting, fun and welcoming for all different ability levels!

    Lainie Augensen Avatar Lainie Augensen

    Doing the group workouts has been the exact motivation I needed. The small group let's the trainer give me personal adjustments and everyone else pushes me to get it done!... read more

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  • Great variety of classes, the instructors are awesome! All very helpful and help you with any questions you may have.

    Allen Hernandez Avatar Allen Hernandez

    Hands down the best gym and the best trainers in the city. The entire experience from start to finish is outstanding. The staff is friendly, the equipment is... read more

    Kyle Portnoy Avatar Kyle Portnoy

    Great programming. Great staff. Pete is very tuned in and makes sure you get the most out of the workouts.

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  • I highly recommend Lift Chicago. I have been training here for a little under a year and love it! All of the trainers are extremely knowledgeable, motivating and welcoming. Every... read more

    Jessie Allen Avatar Jessie Allen

    Love the Lift classes- they are really unique, with 5 circuits and a mix of weight stations with some cardio, too (rope pulls, sleds, etc.). The coaches are the best... read more

    Carrie Sweeney Avatar Carrie Sweeney

    I have a very busy schedule, so my training sessions need to be very efficient, staying under an hour at all times. LIFT provides a highly “efficient” workout protocol—... read more

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  • Started working out here a couple years ago. Love the instructors and the variety of classes offered.

    Anthony Samson Avatar Anthony Samson

    WOW!!! I cannot say enough great things about Lift Chicago! Truly a fantastic experience. First off, with all things COVID, I felt very safe and comfortable using the equipment. Every... read more

    Alexis Jawny Avatar Alexis Jawny

    Great coaching in an excellent facility.

    Rick Sudekum Avatar Rick Sudekum
  • These deserve more stars. Ive been rocking with these guys for years. Always fun and professional. They have help me achieve my body goals by coming 3 days a... read more

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    Sarah H with WMNxLIFT is the best!!! I’ve been active my whole life and she is by far the best coach I’ve ever had. She’s attentive, extremely knowledgeable, and has... read more

    Karen Liu Avatar Karen Liu

    I've been training with Sarah for two years and she has been amazing to work with! Both locations are clean and the staff is friendly and knowledgeable. I highly... read more

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