On January 13, 2018, 138 individuals started an 8-week personal and team-based health, wellness and fitness challenge through RISE Fitness + RISE Cycle in Glen Ellyn. Known to participants as the 2018 RISE-olution Challenge, this 8-week journey is carefully planned by RISE instructors and staff and includes guidelines, meal plans, weekly fitness and nutritional challenges, and online fitness videos for those too busy to make it to the RISE Studio. Teams of 4 are competing for
If you’ve had any interaction with Janelle Sullivan, the owner/fitness guru/creative mastermind behind RISE Fitness + RISE Cycle, it’s evident she has lots to share. And lucky for the Glen Ellyn community, that includes her passion for health and fitness. In fact, it’s what she’s known and adored for. Some might even say that because of Janelle, RISE has a cult following. And word of this cult is out! Glancer Magazine named Janelle and her boutique fitness studio a Health Inf
What brought you to RISE?
A few years ago when I had three preschool-age children or younger, I went to a gym that had a large daycare facility that could accommodate my needs. At first, I avoided classes and was a straight-up treadmill or elliptical kinda gal. However, I started trying out some of the classes they offered and found that I really liked the variety. As my girls got older and started going to school full-time, suddenly I had all these options available to me