About Vitality Inc., Health for a Lifetime

We have something for everyone here in Wauconda.  A healthy mix to the Wauconda businesses is someone who also offers personal training in fitness, nutrition and lifestyle coaching.


Meet Linda DeFever, Owner of Vitality Inc., Health for a Lifetime

Linda holds a Bachelor of Science from Fontbonne College in St. Louis, Missouri. After graduating in 1975, she started a successful career in retailing. In 1996, at the peak of her career, Linda left the retail industry to start in the health and fitness industry; as a personal trainer.


Linda DeFever, Owner Vitality Inc., Health for a Lifetime

Linda DeFever, Owner Vitality Inc., Health for a Lifetime


#1 Personal Trainer in Midtown Athletic Club

In 1997, Linda began her new career at Midtown Athletic Club, in Palatine. Illinois. After one year of training, she was the number one personal trainer in the club. Two years later, Linda moved to a private personal training facility, until going out on her own.


In-Studio, In-Home Private, Semi-Private Personal Training, Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching

In August of 2004, Linda started Vitality, Inc., The services offered at Vitality Inc., are in-studio and in-home private and semi-private personal training, nutrition and lifestyle coaching.


Certifications & Specialties

Linda holds the following certifications:

  • Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise, 1997
  • Certified Metabolic Typing® Advisor Level I, 2004
  • C.H.E.K Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach, 2005
  • C.H.E.K Practitioner Level III, 2006

Linda’s Specialties:

  • Weight Loss & Nutrition Coaching
  • Low Back, Ankle & Knee Rehabilitation
  • Postural Re-Education
  • Rheumatoid & Osteoarthritis
  • Fibromyalgia, Parkinson’s & M.S.
  • Strength & Conditioning – Older Adults
  • Strength & Conditioning for cancer patients
  • Athletic and Sport Training and Nutrition


Vitality Inc. In-Studio Photo

Weston A. Price Foundation Chapter in Wauconda

In 2005, Linda DeFever, started the Weston A. Price Foundation Chapter in Wauconda. Today she is still chapter leader. This nonprofit organization is committed to restoring nutrient dense foods to the world through education. Please visit: www.westonaprice.org for additional information.

In 2005 Linda organized three deliveries from various farmers from surrounding states, of quality foods to Wauconda. Today there are over 100 families participating in these food deliveries.

In 2010 Linda opened up her own private studio here in Wauconda.



When I asked Linda what she wants to be known for:

I want to teach people how to help themselves  lead healthier lives through eating and moving correctly, and providing action steps to reduce stress in their lives. I want to reach out and teach the public about eating right and I want to provide nutrient dense foods to my community by being the Lake County Weston A. Price Chapter Leader and facilitating deliveries of organic sustainable foods to Wauconda.


My Personal Review:

Linda is a pleasure to work with.  She really takes the time to get to know you and your needs.  She’s very professional, attentive, friendly, and she challenges and encourages you to work to your ultimate potential.  I look forward to our weekly sessions and I highly recommend you work with Linda regardless of what fitness level you’re in.





Vitality Inc., Health for a Lifetime is located at 211 South Main Street, Suite 102, Wauconda, Illinois 60084 ~ 847.722.4376.

Hours are by appointment.

Make sure to visit Vitality Inc.’s Facebook Page, where Linda offers valuable information about health and fitness.


Vitality Inc., Health for a Lifetime

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