Sara Szeglowski was 38 years old and had just celebrated her son’s first birthday when she was diagnosed with Stage 2B breast cancer. Within a year of her diagnosis, constant pain had become a part of everyday life, she struggled to remember her son’s birthdate when they visited the doctor’s office and she had lost physical mobility, only able to raise her arm six inches from her side.
The story of FITT-RX begins when two trainers—Jill and Jennifer—bumped into each other while personal training at a gym in their hometown of Elmhurst, Illinois. At the time, they were each bootstrapping their own fitness businesses—Jill a neighborhood boot camp and Jennifer an in-home personal training business. The two soon realized they had both adopted similar training styles that were carefully customized to their clients’ needs, and proved to be popular in their community. As a result of this fateful interaction, they decided to merge their businesses, and so FITT-RX was born.
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