We created Fitness Junction to combine convenience, a knowledgeable staff, and neighborhood feel for the beginner all the way to the advance fitness enthusiast.
Our mission is to provide a clean and safe facility with a variety of equipment and services that will offer personal training, group training and nutritional coaching to help YOU get RESULTS! Whatever your personal GOALS are we are there every rep and step of the way!!
We follow the 4 C’s for service (Convenience, Coaching, Cleanliness, Customer Service).
18+ Cardio Machines Available
One on One Private Training Sessions
20+ Machine & Free Weights
Karen received her personal training certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine in 2018. She is also CPR/AED certified through the American Red Cross. Beginning her own fitness journey at age 57, Karen has worked extensively with trainers at the Belvidere YMCA and Rockford’s Anytime Fitness. Today she is determined to inspire and help others live healthy lives by sharing her passion for fitness. Karen is retired from SVHS where she taught English and advised the yearbook for 13 years. She enjoys running and has competed in many 5K races, including the Tough Mudder OCR.
Club Director & Lead Trainer
Kelsey is a ISSA certified personal trainer who has been involved with the fitness industry for 5 years, competed in a bikini bodybuilding competition & was a former lead trainer at Anytime Fitness in Rockford. Adams also was a D1 college cheerleader at Morehead State University, has participated in Spartan races from Sprints to Beasts, and took on the position of strength and conditioning coach for Auburn High School girls basketball. She is truly passionate about helping people reach their full potential and is determined to create a positive community where members can feel a sense of camaraderie in the Davis Junction area.
Kourtney has worked in the fitness industry for 7 years coaching a variety of fitness formats. She began as a certified AFAA Group Fitness Instructor at Illinois State University where she got her bachelor’s degree. She led classes like Total Body Training, Zumba, Hardcore, Pilates and Yoga. She then moved to Chicago where she again taught a variety of fitness classes at the Chicago Athletic Clubs. She grew a love for coaching HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training). Kourtney also has experience with one on one training, where she personalizes the program to fit client’s goals & enjoys the special relationships she has built doing so. Now she is back in her hometown of Byron and is thrilled to share her passion of health & fitness at Fitness Junction with her local community. Kourtney loves helping people reach their goals and truly become the best version of themselves!
Lavonte Morton is your family favorite funny guy and former lineman who has made fitness his life for the last three years. Morton switched his focus from blocking to lifting and healthy living. As an International Sports Science Association certified trainer, his goal is to help you achieve the results he did through a steady approach to fitness that is both sustainable and effective. Whether your focus is sports conditioning, losing weight, or building muscle, Lavonte is here to help you reach your health goals!
Josh is a ISSA certified Personal Trainer and also is in progress of obtaining certification in Exercise Therapy. Along with this he has an Associate Degree in Science from Rock Valley College. He played basketball and baseball in high school. During this time, he had muscle and joint pain. He realized that working out led to less muscle and joint pain for him. He also used working out as a stress reliever as well. Which led him to become very passionate in fitness, which then led him to become a personal trainer. He welcomes all ages and experience levels. He wants to help you reach your fitness goals. He not only wants to motivate you and reach your fitness goals. But he wants you to become the strongest version of yourself!
Shannell has been a coach for 7 years, 3 as a football coach, 3 as a soccer coach, and 4 as a basketball coach. She holds an Associates degree in Exercise Science and is CPR/First Aid Certified. She is currently studying to be a physical therapy assistant. Shannell has some background knowledge on injury treatment and rehab. She loves cooking, writing, painting, sports and working out.