WITH the passing of the New Year holiday, people all over the world are busily reflecting on the past year and thinking of ways to make changes for a new chapter. Considering that two-thirds of the American population is either overweight or obese, it makes sense that fitness-oriented goals continue to be popular resolutions.
With locals in the Rochelle area being included in this demographic, local fitness enthusiasts Jay Krick, co-owner of Anytime Fitness, and Matt Rogers, personal trainer for Rochelle Swim and Fitness, gave tips on how locals can take control of their fitness.
Krick, who has co-owned Anytime Fitness for nearly three years, said that he has been interested in health for a long time as he played football throughout high school and during college at Benedictine University. He continues to maintain an active lifestyle by working out at his gym four to five times a week.
Rogers was also athletic in high school and college, as he played basketball for Rochelle Township High School and North Central College. He currently coaches basketball at Kishwaukee College, works as a personal trainer and is also a student at Northern Illinois University. He also works out approximately five times a week.
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