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!
Patrick is NSCA & CPR- AED certified. He has over 2 years of experience as a trainer at Peak Fitness in Rockford. His main focus is long term athletic development with the youth. Patrick attended Rock Valley College. He also coached semi-pro football as wide receiver coach & offense assistant. In Patrick’s free time, he enjoys playing rec league softball & playing guitar. As well as spending time with his wife & 4 dogs.
Jackie has a passion for helping others, she has a bachelor’s degree in the Human Service field and has helped hundreds of youth within Ogle County over the last 5 years. Legue is currently completing her physical training schooling with NASM and has gained an abundance of knowledge and tools for personalized approaches to science based strategies and can’t wait to help clients learn new ways to live happier healthier lives. What has been a driving factor for Legue are her 2 young children and husband—after becoming a mom she realized that weightlifting was a healthy outlet to not only managing her physical well-being, but her mental health as well. Prioritizing proper form, while building strength, and staying consistent have been the key factors in her health journey, she is even more excited and eager to incorporate these factors into clients lives and hopes to make a lasting impact, while helping them with the structure and guidance they may need to empower themselves!