CROSSFIT LAKELAND

Polk County’s Original CrossFit.
Forging Elite Fitness since 2008.

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CrossFit Lakeland Staff

About Us

We are Lakeland’s Original CrossFit Affiliated Gym. We provide an open space of 7500 sq/ft, including Men and Women’s locker rooms with showers, and housing various exercise modalities for your training experience.

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CrossFit Lakeland Services

Training

We provide multiple training options for those looking for a well-rounded fitness routine, those looking for more of a performance focus and a variety of individual, personalized training programs.

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CrossFit Lakeland Classes Schedule

Find Your Class

Find the class that fits your schedule. With 8-9 daily class options and a number of different Open Gym times, we cater to almost any schedule.

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Square Feet

Pull-up Stations

Squat Racks

Level 1 Coaches

Mike Knaisch

Mike Knaisch

Owner, CrossFit Lakeland

“We pride ourselves on having the finest coaching staff in Lakeland that cares about your success and provides you with the tools for achieving that success.  We are unmatched on quality, knowledge, and experience.”

“Our fitness program aims to improve your capacity in all 10 General Physical Fitness Domains: cardio-respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance and accuracy.”

“Isolation movements have no place here, we focus on the body as a whole, that is, functional movement patterns that occur in activities of daily living.  Core/Functional Strength seems to be contemporary buzzwords, but it is the foundation of our program.”

“We pride ourselves on having the finest coaching staff in Lakeland that cares about your success and provides you with the tools for achieving that success.  We are unmatched on quality, knowledge, and experience.”

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What is CrossFit Kids?

CrossFit Kids is a method for teaching Greg Glassman’s CrossFit to children ages 3-18.

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What's It like?

CrossFit Kids is meant to be BIG fun for all ages. Broad-Inclusive-General fun.

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What do I need?

CrossFit Kids is designed to be minimalist; it is inexpensive and often requires little or no equipment

News / Events

The Turkish Get-Up

The Turkish Get-Up

The Turkish Get-Up, The Why and The Why Not? by Mike Knaisch, MS, ATC First lets begin with the why not?  There is no why not, really.  It’s more of people refusing to do it or the general disdain of doing it.  So why do some people hate the TGU?  I’ve heard things... read more

Fitness Level WOD

Monday – 150831

Monday – 150831

Fitness Group 2-3 min of Jump Rope * practice DU’s then, 8 x Fwd Lunge Elbow-to-Instep 15 x Supine Hip Press 8-12 x Strict, slow Push-ups 10 x Kossack Lunge, 5/side 10 x XOS High row 10 x XOS Reverse Fly 8-12 x Strict, slow Push-Ups   A1: DB Rear Foot... read more

Performance Level WOD

Monday – 150831

Monday – 150831

Performance Group Two Sets of: 200m Row 5 x Plank Burpees 10 x Walking Lunge 5 x Strict Pull-Ups 10 x Russian KBS Rest as needed b/n sets   A1: DB Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat, @30X1; 4 x 5-7; rest 30sec b/n legs; rest 90sec * A1 – compare to August 3rd.... read more

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Everyone can do CrossFit but CrossFit is not for everyone.  The people who thrive at CrossFit are committed to hard work, are highly motivated individuals, are willing to try without the fear of failure, and are eager for a challenge. Think this is for you? Request a free consultation.